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Coquina DK: Superwash Merino Wool & Cotton Yarn | Hand-Dyed Skeins | KittyBea by the Sea


KittyBea, by the Sea is a new Collection of coastal inspired colorways. Inspiration is taken from scenic beaches, coastal landmarks, and local wildlife- including gorgeous shells found whilst beachcombing. The first location of inspiration is (naturally): Florida!

Coquina DK is the newest addition to KittyBea. This Superwash Merino Wool and Cotton blend is perfect for knitting or crochet baby items. Coquina DK is lightweight, perfect for our coastal climate, and a three-season yarn everywhere else. It is also available as a Fingering/Sock weight (Coquina).

50/50 Superwash Merino Wool/Cotton

DK Weight, 4ply

231 yds/212m, 100g (3.5 oz)

Gauge: 4.5- 5.5 sts = 1" on US 5-7

Needles: US 4-7 (3.5mm - 4.5mm)

Description of Colorways

NEW BeachTastic!: Light pools of apricot, sand, mauve, and lavender.

Bettye's Beach: Bare yarn with areas/pools of light to deep sand and aquas. 

Sea Glass: Pools of aqua, green and powder blue, with accents and speckles of sapphire

Lagoon: Pools of turquoise and green with speckles/accents of blue-violet and purple.

Bettye's Blue: Tonally variegated with areas of sapphire turning towards teal.

Liz's Lemon: Bright and clear sun yellow with deeper gold and orange speckles. 

Peppy Papaya: Tonally variegated with hues ranging from light apricot, deep orange and splashes of gold.

Tahitian Treat: Punchy orange and fushcia with pops of red-violet.

Purple Porpoise: Mixes of plum and mauve-ish violet with boysenberry speckles.

Bettye's Beach Blanket Fade Kit  (Two Color Options and Two Size Options- 8 or 12 skeins), 2 (or 3) of each: Bettye's Beach, Sea Glass, Lagoon, Bettye's Blue. OR Fire Sunset Fade: Liz's Lemon, Peppy Papaya, Tahitian Treat, Purple Porpoise.

This yarn base is half cotton and cotton doesn't hold the dyes used for wool. The result is a less intense, more serene version of these colorways. 

Instructions for Care

Hand wash or gentle machine on cold, with gentle detergent or wool wash only, dry flat.

We recommend hand-washing all of our products (no matter what the manufacturer says) with a gentle wash. Eucalan and Soak are two of our favorites. This will extend the life of your yarn and projects!

*** If you are new to Hand-Dyed yarn, please read the Hand-Dyed Yarn Info page before purchasing. ***

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