Tu Meke = too much. Common usage = awesome.
You can never have too much awesome yarn!
When looking around for a local dyer, I found a diamond! Carissa is the indie-dyer at Tu Meke yarns and her work is amazing. Her colour-ways are inspired by places back home in her native New Zealand.
100% Superwash Merino
Aoraki is inspired by New Zealand's highest mountain (Aoraki/Mt Cook) in the South Island. It is a neutral of beige and grey with speckles of grey, purple, and yellow/gold.
Boysenberry Ripple is a semi-solid tonal designed to complement Piha. It is a deep rich purple.
Hokitika is inspired by the pounamu (greenstone) found on the moody west coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Hokey Pokey is a semi-solid tonal designed to complement Waitaki. It is a rich golden yellow.
Moeraki is inspired by sunrise over the Moeraki boulders on the east coast of the South Island of New Zealand.
Piha is inspired by sunset on this iconic beach on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
Slice of heaven is a semi-solid tonal designed to complement Moeraki. It is a deep berry (pinky-purple).
Sure to Rise is a semi-solid tonal designed to complement Hokitika. It is a muted rose pink.
Tamatea (Dusky Sound) is inspired by the dark waters on a grey moody day in Fiordland in the South Island of New Zealand.
Waitaki is inspired by the pinot noir vineyards in autumn along the Waitaki Valley in the South Island of New Zealand.
Recommended needle/hook size : 4.5mm - 5mm
100 grams (3.53 ounces)
181 yards (166 meters)
100% Superwash Merino - Can be machine washed at 30°C on a wool cycle. Dry flat. Some bleeding of colour may occur initially.
Please note: This yarn is supplied in a hank which requires winding or balling before use.