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The Odyssey Trail : Books Twenty One & Twenty Two : Yarn

March 09, 2016 2 min read

The Odyssey Trail : Books Twenty One & Twenty Two : Yarn | Countess Ablaze

Each month I shall be dyeing 12 colourways on both yarn and spinning fibre inspired by the story of Odysseus' journey. Colourways are exclusive to The Odyssey Trailand will not be repeated. Colourways will be associated with characters, events and quotes from each book.

If you would like to read along, the version that I will be using is a translation by Richmond Lattimore and is available in paperback and Kindle version. (This links to Amazon UK). ISBN: 0060931957.

As The Odyssey is split into twenty four books, we'll be reading two books per month. Books 21 and 22 will go live on Friday 11th March at 7pm GMT.Below you'll find the yarn preview of which there'll be between 10 or 20 skeins available per colourway.

 

BOOK 21:

Beautiful, brazen - The Bluefaced Baron Fingering - Bluefaced Leicester

 

Fragrant pieces of clothing - Lord of Silk Aran - Falkland merino and mulberry silk

 

A prize set out before you - The Bluefaced Baron Fingering - Bluefaced Leicester

 

Take your turn in order from left to right - Lady Persephone Sock - Bluefaced Leicester and nylon

 

 

My spirit tells me to speak out - The Bluefaced Baron Fingering - Bluefaced Leicester

 

Home - Lord of Silk Aran - Falkland merino and mulberry silk

 

BOOK 22:

The vultures will eat you - The English Gentleman DK - Bluefaced Leicester and Masham

 

No more arrows left - The English Gentleman DK - Bluefaced Leicester and Masham

 

 

You complain, instead of standing up to suitors? - The English Gentleman DK - Bluefaced Leicester and Masham

 

Leave all speech to the gods - The English Gentleman DK - Bluefaced Leicester and Masham

 

Bring me brimstone, old dame - The Bluefaced Baron Fingering - Bluefaced Leicester

 

 

Sweet longing for lamentation - Lady Persephone Sock - Bluefaced Leicester and nylon

 



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