Hi everyone, Happy Halloween!
Here’s some treats! New Autumn 2016 colorways to announce! Read more below…..
Once a year I host a Shawloween Makealong in my group on Ravelry during October.
I also dye a series of spooky fade to black gradients just for this season. It has become known as the “Shawloween Update”. These fade to black gradients are a special annual thing.
Last year we did these fun colorways:
I have made a ton of these again for this year so they are back. Anyone who joined the waitlist for these guys over the past year will be hearing from me soon so I can get some of this year’s batch to you.
To add to this series, I did two more of these fade to black colorways this year:
Allsorts starts out in a bright magenta and goes through lots of cool purples to get to black. It reminds me of pink and black Allsorts licorice.
Then there’s Haunted Forest. It is a deep teal/forest green that goes to black. It is sophisticated and mysterious looking.
I also did some fun new colorways that aren’t fade to black gradients.
Smoothie is the only possible name for this one. It starts out in a fresh light pineapple gold, goes briefly through cantaloupe, to guava and then raspberry. It makes me hungry. It is in the same general family as a former colorway Sonrisa, so if you liked that one, you will probably like this one too
Then there’s Galaxy, this light/medium turquoise that transitions to royal purple (LOVE!)
Then we have a spicy one, Caliente. This is a very warm straight up red, orange, yellow gradient.
It would look amazing contrasted with a blue or purple solid yarn/end yardage.
Then last but not least is Pure Fuchsia. This is an addition to our Pure Ombre series of colorways that are super smooth, single hue gradients. It goes from light ballet pink through 36 shades to a intense fuchsia. This is a “must have” for all hot pink enthusiasts.
Whew… I’m tired just writing about all these. But we have more fun things!
GIVEAWAY: I have a one of a kind (OOAK!) gradient that is one of my samples. I named her Japanese Maple for the tree outside my winding room. It is subtle, but holy cowwwww so pretty. It starts in a cinnamon spice color and ends in a cool red. **ETA The winner of this giveaway has been chosen and it is Becky! I will get this in the mail to you tomorrow. *
**Please note: all products are in “preview mode”; they are not listed as “in stock”. You must sort your product list to “All Products” or “Waitlist Available” in order to see them**.
If you are interested in any of the above colorways, just go into the store in the next day or so and add yourself to the waitlist for the color, length and base yarn you would like. I did not put any of these new things “in stock” so that we can avoid a traffic jam and have this process getting out new colorways be a little bit more organized and less stressful. Plus, it’s a weeknight and we all might be tired. I just got home myself! So you can always hop in there tomorrow. I’ll leave them open. You must be logged in to join a waitlist. For more information about how a waitlist works, please read this post.
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I’m hoping this “non-update update” is a little more fun and a lot less stressful for people. We’ll see how it goes!
Please note that I anticipate it will take me a few weeks to work through these waitlists.
The first things to ship will be the Shawloween fade to black gradients, bc I have a whole lot on the racks ready to wind.
Then I’ll work through the other new ones next.
Any problems, just send me a message either through the contact form under “Contact Us” or I’ll be on and off Ravelry tonight and tomorrow.
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