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January Bird of the Month Club
FarmGirlFibers

January Bird of the Month Club

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10% of proceeds will be donated to WIRES wildlife rescue to help Australia.

I have always loved birds. Their feathers are so pretty. Every species has their own unique colors and traits. And birds can fly. I just thought it would be so neat to be able to escape to the quiet of the sky and just be free for a little while.

For January I am starting with the Australian Shelduck. When I saw this image of this duck, I knew I wanted to make some yarn to match these colors. I am excited about this yarn club as it will give me a reason to learn about birds from all over the world.

The Australian Shelduck can be found South Eastern and South Western parts of Australia. I want to donate to help out WIREs Wildlife rescue to offer some support for Australia with all the destruction they have faced with the fires.

The color is a mystery to me as well but it will be variegated and contain some or all of the colors of the bird's feather in the image. There might be some speckles.

Image credit to John Harrison (https://www.jjharrison.com.au/)

Yarn bases I offer:

*Clover - Fingering Weight 

85% super wash merino/15% nylon

435 yds/100g

*Honeysuckle DK weight

80% super wash merino/10% cashmere/10% nylon

246yds/100g

*Orchard - Worsted Weight

100% superwash merino

218yds/100g

All of the above bases contain extra fine merino (19.5 micron). The bases are all super soft and great for many different projects. The yarns are worsted spun for extra durability. The supplier I use sources wool from places where there is no harm to animals or environment.