SpaceCadet

Limited Edition Holiday Mini-Skein Collections

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There is something about Mini-Skeins that just feels like such a treat, so we dyed some special, never-to-be-repeated colourways and put them together by the half-dozen for a perfect holiday gift!

Presented in a lovely gift box, each Mini-Skein is tucked into a sweet velveteen pouch and all wrapped in tissue. The perfect introduction to Mini-Skeins or to Spacecadet's beautiful colours, these little collections make a wonderful holiday gift.

Each set of Mini-Skeins is dyed in one of three colour families:

  • cool blues and purples in the Cold Night Sky Collection
  • warm rusts and reds in the Fireside Collection
  • and the rich greens and browns of the Evergreen Collection.

Each set is unique and will vary from the samples pictured here, but each is beautifully coordinated within those three colour families.


Each Holiday Mini-Skein Collection is comprised of six 20g mini-skeins in a variety of individual colourways within a colour family, on assorted SpaceCadet fingering weight bases. Total yardage depends on the type of yarn in each set but ranges between 475 - 525 yards per set.  Each set is one-of-a-kind and will vary from the yarns show here.

The yarns in each collection vary and will include a selection of the following:

Ester is smooth and sturdy, the perfect hard-working yarn.
Fiber Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon; 3-ply
Weight: Fingering;  approximately 365 yards per 100g;

 

Aurora is simply delicious!  With 20% cashmere, it's amazingly luxurious, and a touch of nylon gives it extra strength..
Fiber Content: 70% Superwash Merino, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon; 4-ply
Weight: Fingering; approximately 350 yards per 100g;

 

 

Oriana is an sock twist fingering yarn with 8 plies that give extra strength and durability.
Fiber Content:90% Superwash Merino, 10% Nylon; 8-ply
Weight: Fingering;  approximately 420 yards per 100g; six mini-skeins equals approximately 504 yards

 

 

Celeste is a smooth and light yarn that gives an incredibly generous 490yds per skein.
Fiber Content: 100% Superwash Merino; 3-ply
Weight: Fingering; Each skein is approximately 3.5oz/100g, and the yarn contains approximately 490 yards per 100g

 

 

Maia (my-a) is simply a stunning yarn, named after the fourth brightest star in the Pleiades. Spun with bamboo for incredible sheen and beautiful drape, Maia's soft colours and "iced" appearance make it the perfect yarn for your most elegant and eye-catching.
Fiber Content: 80% Bamboo, 20% Superwash Merino; 4-ply
Weight: Fingering;  Each skein is approximately 3.5oz/100g, and the yarn contains approximately 400 yards per 100g

 

 

Lucina is a smooshy and soft fingering yarn, with nylon for strength and an eye-catching cascade of sparkes!
Fiber Content: 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Nylon Sparkles; 2-ply
Weight: Fingering; Each skein is approximately 3.5oz/100g, and the yarn contains approximately 430 yards per 100g

 

 

At SpaceCadet®, we passionately believe that knitting and crocheting make people happier deep down inside and that nothing does that more than working with gorgeous, vibrant yarn.  For us, dyeing is a cosmic adventure -- a wonderful process of mixing each shade by hand from primaries and seeing where the colour takes us.  The result is yarn that is as exciting for you as it is for us.  Come with us and explore the farthest reaches of SpaceCadet® colour!