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Looking at the concept art for the Bioshock games, we immediately fell in love with the deep orange of the Songbird's eyes. So much that we adapted one of our pride mini speckle colors into matching it.
With a yarn base called BIOSOCK, you probably already guessed that we got our inspiration from the Bioshock games.
Aiden loves these dystopian games, even though some of them are getting eerily close to current day events. Jack still has them on their 'I need to play this one day' list.
The nylon in this base is biodegradable. It does not degrade until it reaches the garbage processing facility and special enzymes and micro-organisms are added to the waste. These break down the biodegradable nylon in the course of 3 years instead of the 40 years it takes most man-made fibers to be broken down.
This smooth 4-threaded fingering weight yarn base is a perfect mash up between the softness of merino wool and the longevity of nylon, with a biodegradable twist. It knits up perfectly for garments and other next-to-skin soft items. Socks, hats, sweaters, blankets... BIOSOCK can handle it all. BIOSOCK takes dye vividly, is soft, smooth and a delight to work with.
|Fiber contents||75% extra fine superwash merino, 25% biodegradable nylon|
|Weight per skein||100 grams / 3,5 oz|
|Running Length||400 meters / 437 yards|
|Yarn Type||Fingering weight / 4-ply|
The nylon in this base is biodegradable and does not degrade until it reaches the garbage processing. There, special enzymes and micro-organisms are added to the waste, which break down the biodegradable nylon in the course of 3 years instead of the 40 years it takes most man-made fibers to be broken down.
This listing is for 1 skein of yarn. Photo of multiple skeins shows a comparison between yarn bases and/or skeins.
Colors may slightly vary on every monitor due to settings. This means that the color may differ a little bit in real life from what you see on screen.
As a fat fabulous creature, I (Aiden) know how hard it can be to source enough yarn to make myself a sweater. What takes the 'average' person 4 - 5 skeins, takes me at least 6 and usually around 8 skeins. (I'm between a 134 cm / 54 inch torso circumference).
It makes knitting or crocheting garments with hand dyed yarn a pretty costly adventure, which is why I am now offering discounts for yarn quantities that are above average.
This discount applies to all of our hand dyed yarns (that are not on sale), and can be combined between bases and colorways. You could make that top that uses a bajillion colors, or just pick the skeins for a single color project.
I'm not plus size. Can I use these discount codes?
We will not police purchases and I will not exclude people from this discount based on their size. Hell, I encourage everyone who wants to use these codes for their 5+ skein purchases to use it. The economy is tight enough as it is and society already does enough excluding, no need for me to tack on some more.