The Urban Purl Kit for Jeanette Sloan's Beaded Colorwork Cushion

$ 119.99

Merino Sporty 262 from The Urban Purl is a 100% superwash merino yarn which is plushy and perfect for beading. Our custom "Saqqara" colorway is variegated with blended tones of amber and earthy terracotta on a on a mid-grey base, adorned with a sprinkling of speckles.

Dyer Leila Bux shared that "Saqqara" is inspired by the Ancient Egyptian pyramid field of Saqqara which houses the oldest stone super structure in Egypt, the Step Pyramid of Djoser.  

Knit Stars Season 6 Yarn Usage:

As a designer, Knit Stars Season 6 presenter Jeanette Sloan is known for her use of bright color, intriguing stitch combinations and love of embellishment. Bead knitting is a clever way of taking your knitting to another level and - even better - it’s easier than it looks. Whether you choose to go bright or go subtle, beads make everything better!

In her workshop, Jeanette will demonstrate her beaded knitting technique to create a special beaded cushion.  Your kit includes 3 skeins of Urban Purl Merino Sporty 262 in colorway Saqqara, and 4 colors of beads.

Fiber: 100% Superwash Merino
Each skein: 100 grams, 287 yards / 262 meters
Total kit: 300 grams, 861 yards / 786 meters
Gauge/Needle Size: 
23-24 sts = 4 inches
Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry.

Please keep in mind that these are hand-dyed yarns and colors may vary from the photos, and could vary from skein to skein. This is part of the beauty of hand-dyed yarns.