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Sign ups are open for the September Claude Monet Themed Yarn Box!

Following on from the success of our 2019 Vincent Van Gogh inspired series of yarn boxes, in 2020 we will be celebrating the paintings of the French impressionist painter and founder of the art movement, Claude Monet. Each month we will take our inspiration from one of his most famous artworks and produce a hand dyed yarn interpretation. Each yarn box will contain 200g of limited edition British Bluefaced Leicester Baa Baa Brew DK inspired by that month’s painting along with a selection of Monet inspired extras.

September Claude Monet Yarn Box – Water-Lily Pond (The Japanese Bridge) (1900)

September’s Claude Monet Yarn Box will be based on Water-Lily Pond (1900), also known as The Japanese Bridge, currently held in the collection at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, USA. Monet produced many water lily paintings and depictions of the famous bridge in his garden at Giverny. Tthey are among the most recognised and celebrated works of the 20th Century, influencing generations of artists.

Please view our Product Gallery to see images of our January Claude Monet Yarn Box which was based on Houses of Parliament, Sunset (1903) and our February Claude Monet Yarn Box which was inspired by A Pathway in Monet’s Garden at Giverny (1902).

Sign ups are now open and will close on Friday September 25th. Boxes will be posted out at the end of the month.

 

Yarn: British Bluefaced Leicester Wool
Ply: DK
Length: approx 225m/244yds
Needle: 4mm/US6
Tension: 28rs x 22sts – 10cm/4”sq
Source: Britain
Care: Hand wash only, 30 degrees, do not tumble dry