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Mary’s Maids

Mary's Maids
Mary’s Maids

Mary’s Maids
#7 in the 221b Series of Colors
Sherlock, Season 3, Episode 2

“It’s a fact, I believe, that brides tend to favour exceptionally plain bridesmaids for their big day.”– Sherlock Holmes

Could there be any question that there would be a celebration – a wedding – and, perhaps, a murder? They go hand in hand in the world of Sherlock Holmes & John Watson (& Mary Watson, née Morstan)

From John Watson’s Blog

“John can’t be with you today as he is on his Sex Holiday. Sorry, honeymoon.”
– Sherlock Holms blogging for John Watson

Mary's Maids
Mary’s Maids

Mary’s Maids is a celebration of purple (sorry, Lilac) in subtle, semi-solid beauty! This colorway would work beautifully with any other color in the 221B series – or with many of our Semi Precious colors.

This is a subtle, ladylike colorway, nothing too extravagant. Charming, likable, not unlike Mary herself.

But there’s some depth there, too, something entirely unexpected.

The Final Color for Season 3?
The last 221b Colorway will be released in a week..!

Mini Skein Sets

Are you intrigued by the colors in the 221B series? Like to try them, but can’t decide which one to pick? Why not pick ALL EIGHT in a mini-skein set!

The 15gr mini skein = 462 yds, total (enough for a pair of fingerless gloves) and the 30gr mini skein set = 926 yds total (enough for a scarf & hat, or shawl).


Mini Skein Sizes
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  1. […] in subtle, semi-solid beauty” and you can view it in all its splendor (sorry, splendour) here. And while lilac bridesmaids’ dresses are an abomination unto the Lord, Annie Modesitt has […]

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