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Gems that are Rare

So as you can see the colourways that are off to the spa have left. We’re trying not to be too sad since they will come back one day. On Thursday, most of the ones you’ve requested will be returning from their time away.

What’s really exciting is who they’re are bringing with them.

While she was in the hot springs, our friend Sherbet ran into a Rare Gem and they got to talking and it turns out there was chromatic posse of Gems hanging around just waiting for a good time.

So, my knitterly friends, while they last (and they don’t last long) we have Rare Gems accompanying our returning cadre of colourways.

We offer them to you in 3 colour category groups in lightweight and mediumweigh Socks That Rock yarn:

Earth, Water and Fire. ( We sort of ran out of Air)


Red-hot warmth. All shades of fire are here from rich and warm reds and oranges to bright, hot in-your-face ones. Be careful when you open these. We wouldn’t want you to get a color burn.


Picture a big pile of fallen leaves. There are so many earthy hues as plants and trees return to the soil. All shades of browns speckled with green and gold and a spot or two of red and maybe some muddiness as it all breaks down. These Rare Gems are created by overdyeing from the earthy brown end of things.


When light hits water, it reflects and shimmers. It creates jewels. These water colors are overdyed with blues or greens which gives us our jewel-like sea tones. You’ll find some of the red end of the spectrum here, but it will be a cool jewel. Azure…emerald…amethyst. The world most certainly is our color oyster.

We’ll keep these up for as long as supplies last. So if you go to the website and they are no longer there, then we ran out. Sorry.

These are one of a kind non-repeatable colorways. Really they are. They’re also non-returnable. We are doing our best to categorize them, but make no promises. We cannot exchange them, so if you are unhappy with a color you got, we suggest you trade amongst yourselves.

I don’t think these will disappoint. I have yet to meet a Rare Gem I did not like or love. I might have a small Rare Gem problem. (Tubs of them to be exact. Debra says it’s why we had to buy the second storage pod. I know nothing.)

Ok, I believe that’s all you need to know to make this go.