ENtomology ColOrways

 

Inspired By Insects.

Our Bases -

Spruce:
100% Superwash Merino
Grown and Spun in the US.
High twist for increased durability and stitch definition. 3 ply Fingering and 4 Ply Worsted.
Fingering available in 50g and 100g skeins (200 and 400 yards respectively)
Worsted available in 100g skeins (approximately 175 yards)

Willow:
100% Superwash Merino
Sourced from Canada.
Super squishy glossy base that has both drape and stitch definition. 4 Ply DK and Worsted.
DK available in 100g skeins (approximately 250 yards)
Worsted available in 100g skeins (approximately 185 yards)

Burnet Moth

This colorway is inspired by the Six Spot Burnet Moth. A common moth species living throughout Europe and belonging to the Zygaenidae family.

Candystriped Leaf Hopper

The Candy-Striped Leafhopper is named so not only for its bright stripes of color, but because this tiny bug emits a sweet liquid from its abdomen. 

Cecropia Caterpillar

This colorway is inspired by the Cecropia Caterpillar, the caterpillar form of the Cecropia Moth, the largest Native North American moth. It lives across the Eastern United States and can be found as far west as the Rocky Mountains and into Canada. 

Horned Caterpillar

The Hickory Horned Caterpillar can grow as big as a hot dog but is completely harmless. They hatch from eggs in just one week, and turn into the beautiful Regal Moth. 

Hubbard's Caterpillar

This colorway is inspired by the Hubbard's Silk Moth Caterpillar. A Caterpillar that can be found living in the Southern United States and Mexico.

Leaf Hopper

This colorway is inspired by a mexican Leafhopper. The name Leafhopper is commonly given to any insect species belonging to the Cicadellidae family.  

Luna Moth

This colorway is inspired by the Luna Moth. One of the largest moths in North America. They can be found living East of the Great Plains in the US to Northern Mexico, but have also recently been discovered in India.

Monarch Chrysalis

It takes Monarchs about one month to go from an egg to a flying adult! Adult monarchs will usually live two to six weeks in the summer time after emerging from their chrysalises. However Monarchs that migrate will live all winter, or about six to nine months!

Praying Mantis

This colorway is inspired by the Praying Mantis. A common insect living all over the world in temperate and tropical climates. There are over 2,400 different species of Praying Mantises.

Rosy Maple Moth

The Rosy Maple Moth is a small North American moth belonging to the family of moths called 'The Great Silk Moths'. They get their name because they usually live and breed on various species of Maple trees.