As is so often the case, this colorway and name came about because of the Yarny Ewes’ Facebook group! Originally a whimsy that so many of EWE fell in love with, it was then named after a picture of a bumblebee’s butt that was much “admired” in the group.
70% Superwash Merino, 20% silk, 10% cashmere
3 ply fingering
437 yards, 100 grams
27-32 sts / 4 in
NS: US 1-3
Hand dyed using professional grade acid dyes
For best results, hand wash cold and lay flat to dry.
As hand-dyed yarn is subject to variation, even with the same dye lot, if using more than one hank in a project, alternate hanks every few rows to compensate for variations in tone and pattern.