April | Daffodils | Nectar
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Nectar 60% SW Merino | 20% Yak | 20% Silk | 100G | 400 yds
or Narcissus is one of the first flowers the pop up with the coming of spring delicate yellows, peach, white and salmon flowers are one of the few flowers that can push up through the snow and stay in bloom for the majority of the season but it is said to be a bad omen if the first daffodils of the year are seen with their heads towards you.
While the origin of the names are disputed one of them brings us to the Greek myth about Narcissus who fell so much in love with his reflection he wasted away, died and then was turned into a flower that is daffodil. Its been thought the name came more from the word Narcao “ to become numb” which is what any part of this plant will do to you. Just this harbinger of spring’s scent in an enclosed space can cause headaches and vomiting. The bulb if ingested causes the paralysis of the central nervous system leading to collapse and eventual death
While each color has its own specific recipe every skein is individually hand dyed and hand painted which may cause colors to vary in distribution.
If using more than one skein in a project I recommend alternating skeins.
Machine Wash Gentle. Lay Flat to Dry