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NEW! Coquina DK: Bettye's Beach Blanket Fade Kits | 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 lightweight, perfect for our coastal climate, and a three-season yarn everywhere else. This super soft blend works for garments and accessories alike and is perfect for knitting or crochet baby items. This blend is also available as a Fingering/Sock weight 4ply (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)

Purchase Coquina DK single skeins, HERE.

Two kit sizes available for KittyBea's Bettye Beach Blanket Pattern.

Baby Kit is 8 skeins (2 each of 4 colorways).
Total yardage: 1850 yds (1700m). Approx size: 36" x 48" (91.5cm x 122cm)
The Bettye Beach Blanket pattern is FREE with kit purchase, just add to cart and checkout.

Afghan/Full Kit is 12 skeins (3 of each 4 colorways).
Total yardage: 2770 yds (2542m). Approx size: 45" x 68" (114cm x 172cm)
The Bettye Beach Blanket pattern is a FREE with kit purchase, just add to cart and checkout.

Description of Colorways

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 brighter blue.

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. 

Bettye's Beach Fade is also available as a 4 skein shawl kit, on KittyBea Sanibel, HERE.

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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