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Old 03-25-2009, 01:34 AM   #15
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Actually, this is "Buscando Azul", which I think is supposed to be Kettle Dyed! But you're right, it didn't look it.

This is another Vaila knit with the same colorway. Hers looks kettle dyed, but mine is pretty uniform. I am a little worried there is some variation hidden in the center of the other skeins (wouldn't that be my luck) so I'll wind them all before I get started. AS YOU WELL KNOW, I have a few minor disasters to fix before I start Vaila.

I would say this is a deep cobalt blue, that looks a little purply in some lights. Mine definitely looks deeper and more uniform than the yarn Stitchywitch (above link) used.

The other time I used Malabrigo, I had to alternate skeins because it was VERY OBVIOUS that they were different. You can see a listing of all the colors on the Malabrigo page, but I don't find their website to have accurate color representation. On this page, the Buscando Azul looks light to medium blue, and it looks nothing like that in person (at least, not the skeins I have). I would like to buy Malabrigo only in person, but hardly any stores around here have it, or they don't have very much. I try to look thru people's Rav stash before choosing a color since the Mal website isn't very accurate. I had great luck with Diva Knitting for this order. WEBS also has some colors (if you don't mind your shipment going by a turtle carrying a snail, that is.)
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