This arrived in the mail a week ago, but I'm just now getting around to writing about it. It's yarn for my Quadrille bodice from Needles and Artifice!
Three skeins of Alcidina's Lightyears DK in the Hercules Swirling colorway. I was uncertain about the yellowness of the color, but the description assured me it was "tawny" and indeed it's a beautiful blend. Ordering online when you haven't seen the color in person is always risky, but looking at the inspiration photo made me comfortable that I would love the hue. I wasn't wrong.
Incidentally, this photo was taken with the yarn under an Ott-Lite full-spectrum lighting . . . WITH a flash. The color came out much truer than without.
I can't wait to get it wound and start my project. My knitting schedule is pretty crowded, so I don't know how soon I'll be able to cast on, but I admire the yarn every day.
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