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Luna is 4-ply, worsted weight 100% non-shrink wool. This wool is grown and processed in accordance with GOTS organic standards, even through the process to make it machine washable. My dyes are not completely organic, so I don't list it as an organic product. It's a fantastic new base which, because of the gentler organic processing, retains its wooly characteristics and feel.

200 yards per 3.5 ounce / 110 gram skein.

Gauge: 18-20 stitches / 4 inches on US 6-7

Luna is the worsted weight version of Eos (fingering) and Selene (dk), both of which will be making their debut in 2017. It is a beautiful 4-ply yarn which works well in a multitude of projects ~ lace, cables, stockinette, colorwork. It's fantastic for baby and child items, or gifts given to non-textile artists, where machine washing is required or inevitable.

Luna is the Roman Goddess personifying the moon. She is often presented as the female counterpart to the sun, and is often depicted driving a chariot drawn by horses or oxen.



Pattern possibilities for Luna:


Ayana Sweater by Amy Herzog: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ayana

Cocoon Me by Rose Beck: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cocoon-me-cowl--shawlette

Dovetail Cowl by Carina Spencer: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dovetail-cowl

End of May Hat by Mandy Powers: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/end-of-may-hat

End of May Mittens by Mandy Powers: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/end-of-may-mittens

Fall Line by Anne Hanson: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fall-line-scarf

Fellows Cloche by Amy Herzog: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/fellowes-...

Gaeda by Susanna IC: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/geada

Habitat Hat by Jared Flood: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/habitat

Hiro Cardigan by Julia Farwell-Clay: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hiro

Hourglass Throw by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hourglass-throw

Just Enough Ruffles by Laura Chau: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/just-enough-ruffles

Koolhaas Hat by Jared Flood: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/koolhaas

Levenwick by Gudrun Johnston: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/levenwick

Skipperdee Cardigan by Julia Farwell-Clay: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/skipperdee

Slofock Hat by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/slofock-cap

Slofock Mitts by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/slofock-mitts

Sofya Cowl by Jennifer Dassau: www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sofya-cowl

Terra by Jared Flood: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/terra-4

Turbulence Cowl by Laura Chau: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/turbulence-cowl

Twinings Sweater by Amy Herzog: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/twinings

Trimmings Sweater by Amy Herzog: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/trimmings

Wintry Mix Sweater by Amy Herzog: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/wintry-mi...