Turtle Toes - Dream RoomUnfortunately summer came and I lost interest in knitting socks, but now the cold weather is upon us and so I grabbed this wonderful yarn and started knitting.
Oh my gosh, this yarn is to die for. It is so soft and the colors are intense. The stitch definition is crisp. There is no splitting or snagging, just beautiful smooth stitches. It is a 4 ply 75% superwash merino 25% nylon sock yarn. Also would make great gloves!!
Beautiful stitch definition!
Now that I have started knitting with this yarn, I know I will be back for more. I actually ordered another sock yarn from Turtlepurl yarns, Superman - Hand-dyed self striping MCN sock yarn, yesterday and am waiting patiently for it to arrive.
Superman - Hand-dyed self striping MCN sock yarn from Turtlepurl yarnsSo without further ado, I would like to introduce you to Genevieve from Turtlepurl Yarns.
I operate Turtlepurl out of my home in rural New Brunswick, Canada (Close to the famous Bay of Fundy). I started knitting while I was learning to cope with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, as I was in the military at the time. Knitting was a huge part of my transition from military life, and as I began to delve into different aspects of fiber arts, I started dyeing. I've always had a knack for colour and colour combos, so I took to it quickly and before I knew it, I was swapping with other fiber artists, and then opened my own store.
I've been dyeing yarn and fiber for about 6 years and I now work full-time with Turtlepurl (and have staff to help!) but this year was the first year I focused a lot of attention to my self-striping colours - and the response has been awesome. We've just started our self-striping yarns on 100% SW merino worsted base (in 7 of our most popular colour ways) and we continue to develop new colours.
We don't have a brick and mortar shop, though I do open the studio once a week, on Saturdays to the public. We do wholesale our yarns to a number of stores throughout Canada and the US.
Turtlepurl Yarns can be found at: https://www.etsy.com/shop/turtlepurl?ref=l2-shopheader-name
and at http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/home/Turtlepurl
Please take some time to visit this wonderful yarn shop!
Till next time, God bless!