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Chasing the Magic Bear on Choufunga Sock

Regular price $24.00

Colourway: Chasing the Magic Bear

This colourway was first introduced in my 2019 Scottish Myth & Folklore Advent Set as Day 21.

This colourway inspiration comes from ‘The Song of the Wind’ which can be found in Argyll Folk Tales, by Bob Pegg, The History Press. The tale contains two adaptations of Native American stories and although not Scottish in origin, they are a lovely reminder of many a tale I grew up with in New Mexico and I felt I really wanted to include it in this set.  The stars and our early attempts at understanding them form a common thread in folklore and mythology throughout the world that connects us all.


All wool is hand dyed in single or small batches then washed and dried ready to be knit up into your own unique creation.

1 x 100g hank of Choufunga: Superwash Merino sock weight wool – 75% merino wool and 25% nylon for hand or machine knitting. Beautifully soft merino with nylon for a bit of extra stretch and strength.

Each 100g hank is about 465 yards / 425 meters.

Suitable for machine washing but hand washing is preferable. Dry flat.

While I have tried to capture the colours as best I can, please be aware colours may vary from those shown here.

Due to the nature of hand dyeing, colour saturation and placement may vary between different skeins of the same colourway. If you are using more than one to skein to complete your project I recommend alternating between the skeins for the best overall colour matching.

Want the skein wound up and ready to knit? Add on my caking service to your order.


Ever had a wash load turn pink because of one tiny red sock? Although all wool has been washed thoroughly after dyeing, it is advisable to wash your creations separately the first time, in case any residual dye remains. The vibrancy of your wool will not be affected in the rare event that there is any run off. I don't expect the dyes to run, but I make mention out of caution as I would hate for my wool to be the 'red sock'!