Brooklyn Tweed Arbor Yarn Skeins in Colors Morandi, Nightfall and Potion
Alizarin: Crimson, a cooler and less impulsive red than Firebrush.
Arabesque: A sophisticated greyed mauve of middle value.
Black Fig: Warm blackened purple.
Butte: A foxy rust hue like iron-rich soils — leans redder in Peerie and more orange in Arbor.
Carob: Velvety taupe with both warm and cool pigments. Brighter in Peerie, muted in Arbor.
Cobbler: A jammy reddish purple like blackberry pie.
Crumb: Tawny, golden brown like lion’s hide.
Degas: Pale beige with a blush of pink, inspired by the naturally lit studios and tulle skirts of Edgar Degas’s famous ballerina paintings.
Dorado: The deep green of the ocean near forested shores.
Driftwood: Pale, weathered beige grey. Distinctly warm.
Firebrush: Intense, vibrant primary red.
Fleet: Classic pea-coat navy. Darker in Peerie than it is in Arbor.
Gale: Light grey with a tinge of lichen green, like French clay.
Hammock: Natural sheep’s white, warm and creamy.
Heron: A cool mid-grey like rain clouds.
Humpback: A complex dark grey faintly warmed with brown.
Kettle: Labrador black, pure and basic.
Klimt: The rich ochre gold of willow leaves in autumn. Inspired by the paintings of Gustav Klimt’s “golden phase.”
Loam: The lively, rich brown of drinking chocolate.
Lovat: The muted blue-green of an old Scottish tweed suit.
Mesa: The rosy pink of unfired terra cotta.
Nightfall: Dusky plum bloom. Morandi’s dark and mysterious cousin.
Norway: Sea ice. This palest blue is shaded with a wash of grey.
Porter: Faded black denim, a lived-in alternative to true black.
Potion: The purpled red of cherry juice.
Rainier: A glacial, shaded, serene blue, named for Washington’s tallest peak.
Sashiko: Saturated natural indigo, inspired by Japanese textiles.
Thaw: Cool, silvery white.
Tincture: Grassy olive oil, greener and more vivid than Klimt.
Treehouse: A saturated spruce green that leans toward teal.
Vintner: The deep and lingering red of an Oregon pinot noir swirled in the glass.