Fenrir on Fingering - Merino/Silk

Fenrir on Fingering - Merino/Silk

230.00

50% Merino 50% Silk

400 meters per 100g skein

A super soft and shiny base with the best qualities from both merino and silk. This yarn will give you something wonderfully soft and drapey. This is yarn is not superwash treated.

The giant wolf Fenrir is a son of the trickster god Loki and the giantess Angrboða. The gods went to great troubles to bind Fenrir on a lonely islet. Part of the reason for this, is the role that is foretold for Fenrir in Ragnarok, the ending of the world. When Ragnarok comes, the great wolf will break his bonds and kill Odin. Odin's son Vidar will then slay the wolf in order to revenge his father.

The colour is inspired by a wolf's fur. Grey with overtones of brown and yellow.

Now Garm howls loud

before Gnipahellir,

The fetters will burst,

and the wolf run free;

Much do I know,

and more can see

Of the fate of the gods,

the mighty in fight.

Brothers shall fight

and fell each other,

And sister` sons

shall kinship stain;

Hard is it on earth,

with mighty whoredom

Axe-time, sword-time,

shields are sundered,

Wind-time, wolf-time,

ere the world falls;

Nor ever shall men

each other spare.

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