Love Affair of Hera and Zeus
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Love Affair of Hera and Zeus

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Zeus loved women and was a world class flirt with a long history of dalliances.  But one goddess denied him.  It was his sister Hera.  For years she rebuffed his advances. 

Zeus grew tired of waiting and conjured a plan.  He disguised himself as a cuckoo bird, careened into Hera's window, wet from a terrible storm.  She scooped up the bird and clutched it tight to her chest to warm it.  Zeus transformed himself back and took advantage of the embrace before she could get away.  He shamed her into marrying him.  She spent the rest of her unhappy marriage suspicious of Zeus's unsavory activities. 

Love Affair of Hera and Zeus is a speckled colorway derived from the colorways of Hera and Zeus

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.
Hand Wash Cold/Lay flat to dry 

Luxe DK
100% Superwash Merino
274 yds/100 g
Light DK weight
A cabled yarn of 4 doubled plies, creating a springy 8 ply merino.
Hand Wash Cold/Lay flat to dry 

Plush DK
70% Superwash Merino / 30% Silk
231 yds/100g
DK weight
A wonderful springy 4ply superwash merino and lustrous silky sheen and softness giving you the most beautiful drape for a DK yarn.
Hand Wash Cold/Lay flat to dry

Theia
95% Superwash Merino, 5% Stellina 
400 yds/100g
Fingering weight
Single Ply 
A dreamy silver toned sparkly fiber plied with a incredibly soft single ply superwash merino. Theia was the Titan goddess of all that glitters. She was referred to as the goddess of shining elements, jewels and light. 
Hand Wash Cold/Lay flat to dry

Nimbus 
72% Kid Mohair, 28% Silk
459 yds/50g
Lace weight 
A delicate lace weight yarn made from beautiful soft Kid Mohair and Mulberry Silk. Perfect for lightweight shawls or held together with another yarn for a design with a delicate halo.  Nimbus is a luminous cloud or halo surrounding a god or goddess when on earth. 
Hand wash cold/Lay flat to dry

Legends
100% Superwash Merino
218 yds/100g
Worsted weight
A unique merino with a cabled yarn of 4 double-plies giving you a beautiful and springy 8-ply yarn. 
Hand wash cold/Lay Flat to dry

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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