Beads & Boobs

Beads & Boobs

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 Beads & Boobs

Are you a flasher? The act of exposing one’s breasts at Mardi Gras dates back to the 1970s, but drastically increased from 1987 to 1991.

Breast flashing is not considered to be a “real” tradition of Mardi Gras, but rather a phenomenon that surrounds the spring break mentality of the people that hang out on Bourbon Street.  Many women flash because they are violating the expected norms of society as a whole. Of course being under the influence of alcohol attributes to the situation too  

The festive parades throughout New Orleans and the South remain a more sacred celebration that are frequented more by locals, while the wild celebrations occur on Bourbon Street alone with hundreds of tourists.

Beads and Boobs is a variegated colorway of purple, green and gold  


Available in the following yarn bases

Luxe Sock
75% Superwash Merino/25% Nylon
463 yds/100 g 
Fingering Weight

A 4-ply supersoft merino with nylon for strength making this the perfect yarn for socks.

Machine Wash Cold/Tumble Dry Low


Mystical Sock
75% Superwash Merino/20%Nylon/5% Stellina
438 yds/100 g
Fingering weight

A springy superwash merino with some nylon for stability and Stellina, a silver-toned non-metal fiber.

Machine Wash Cold/Tumble Dry low