Swans Island – Ikat Firefly


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Swans Island – Ikat Firefly

The unique Ikat Firefly yarns by Swans Island, dyed on their classic organic Merino, are equal parts whimsical and elegant. Each skein is meticulously hand-tied before saturating in a vat of rich dye. When the ties are removed, they reveal striking white resists against a single saturated tone, reminding us of fireflies sparkling against a night sky.

The Ikat Collection from Swans Island is hand-crafted using one of the oldest methods of textile decoration. Ikat which means ‘to tie’ is an Indonesian resist-dye method that has been used for Centuries to achieve striking patterns.

We carry both the ‘Watercolor‘ and ‘Firefly’ variations.

Weight:     Light Fingering / 3 ply     100% certified organic merino

Yardage:     480 metres / 525 yards

Weight:     100g / 3.53 oz

Needle size:     2.75-3.5 mm / US 2-4

Care:     Hand wash in cold water

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