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Vesta is 100% superfine organic merino (NOT superwash!).

This yarn is organic, but because not all of my dye stuffs are I do not list it as such. However, because the fiber is organic you can be sure that the sheep this wool comes from were raised under all the rules and regulations of organic farming and shepherding, which include fair trade practices and environmental protections from raising the sheep through yarn processing. With the organic label, consumers can be assured that the wool has been processed according to organic guidelines for scouring agents, combing, spinning, and finishing and agents, and waste disposal. It is IMO / GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standards) certified. My dyestuffs are standard chemical dyes, with environmentally-friendly citric acid and vinegar as the mordant / assist.

210g / approximately 300 yards, Gauge: 10-16 stitches over 4 inches (on US 9-11 needles).

This yarn is is amazingly soft and cushiony. It's wonderful for heavier-weight sweaters, cowls, scarves, hats and mittens and works wonderfully in garter, stockinette, cables and other stitchwork

Vesta is the virgin goddess of the hearth, home, and family in Roman religion.Vesta's presence is symbolized by the sacred fire that burned at her hearth and temples. Her closest Greek equivalent is Hestia.
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Vesta ~ Aquarius Vesta ~ Aquarius
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Vesta ~ Green OOAK Special VST-15-08-08 Vesta ~ Green OOAK Special VST-15-08-08
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Vesta ~ Lucky Pot ~ VST-18-02-02 Vesta ~ Lucky Pot ~ VST-18-02-02
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Vesta ~ Melted Chocolate Vesta ~ Melted Chocolate
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Vesta ~ Ruby Slippers (pink) Vesta ~ Ruby Slippers (pink)
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Vesta ~ Scrimshaw Vesta ~ Scrimshaw
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Pattern Possibilities for Vesta:

Ascend Cowl by Robin Ulrich: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ascend-co...

Ariosa Cowl by Pam Allen: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ariosa-co... Asteria Cardigan by Hilary Smith Callis: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/asteria-c...

Beaumonde-Inspired Hat by Lisa Gubbels: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/beaumonde...

Chickadee Cowl by Kristen Kapur: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chickadee...

Chouette Hat by Ekaterina Blanchard: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/chouette

Cinder Cowl by Jared Flood: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cinder

DownEast Sweater by Alicia Plummer: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/downeast

Expressway Cowl by Kathleen Rogers: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/expresswa...

GAP-tastic Cowl by Jen Geigley: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gap-tasti...

Long Sands Cardigan by Amy Christoffers: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/long-sand...

Lumme by Mari Muinonen: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lumme

Mango Smoothie Sweater by Thea Colman: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mango-smo...

Nest Cowl by Jane Cochran: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/nest-9

Owls Sweater by Kate Davies: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/owls-2

Relativity Cowl by Melissa Schaschwary: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/relativit...

Splash of Blue by Suvi Simola: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/splash-of...

Super Soft Merino Snowflake Scarf by Purl Be:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/super-soft-merino-snowflake-scarf

Titanium Shawl by Heidi Alander: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/titanium-...

Vanilla Swirl Sweater by Eileen Vito: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vanilla-s...

Vendange by Anne Hanson: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/vendange

For additional pattern possibilities check out the Vesta project pages on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/spirit-trail-fiberworks-vesta/projects