Shake Your TailFeather
The inspiration for this yarn colour is Magpie tail feathers. Probably the only beautiful thing about the bird, in my opinion, is how the smokey colour of their tail feathers shimmer like oil on water in the sunlight.
The rest of the time they are big noisy bullies. I have 4 of them that live in the trees in my garden, so am surrounded by their cacophony pretty much all the time.
I was unsure of how it would work out, but I shouldn't have worried... it turned out so much better than I could have hoped for!!
And at £14 per 100g skein, it's great value, without comprimising on luxury :)