Blackbirds in flight is a deep rich aubergine (eggplant) colour with highlights of fuschia and purple. One of my earlier colourways that I'm keeping because it's just the right tone of rich purple - showing a slightly darker than the real version I have here.
Blackbirds in Flight - 2 Ply in silk and alpaca
2 ply, lace yarn. 100 g = 700 metres
Echinacea: 70% Silk & 30% Alpaca
A semi glossy and luxurious Royal alpaca and silk lace yarn, spun in Switzerland.
When knitted this yarn has really great stitch definition, good strength (due to the silk) and has a lovely handle and drape. The silk provides enough strength to hold beads, whilst the alpaca gives it a sleek softness.
It is recommended that you hand wash in cool to luke warm water with a special silk detergent. Slight bleeding may occur but should not effect the final color.