Saying goodbye is never easy, but this season we’re bidding a fond farewell to two colors in order to make way for two new colors!
We’re sending off Penny Blake (The Governor’s Daughter – yeah, no one knew who she was…)
We’re also sending off Hershel Greene (the best damn father figure since Dale Horvath!) and we’re very sad to see both of them go! But this allows us a chance to introduce 2 bright, shiny new colorways!
Don’t mourn the old colors for long, we have two NEW colors with which to enchant you!
Glenn is the best. Period.
Glenn is positive, upbeat, a kick-ass defender but still very humble at the same time. Maggie is one lucky woman.
He may have been a simple delivery boy pre-outbreak, but now Glenn’s the soul of Rick’s band of merry folk.
Glenn doesn’t act out of pride, he acts out of LOVE and compassion. Glenn is amazing.
Why didn’t we do a Glenn color before? Perhaps it was because of his humility. Glenn can be easily passed over, which is a deadly mistake a few walkers have made (to their eternal chagrin.)
Our new Glenn Rhee color is a faded red (for his ubiquitous baseball cap) and a deep black (for his ink-dark hair) mixed in a dependably repeating color (be forewarned, it will either stripe or pool, depending on how it’s worked up)
We’re officially calling this color, “Lizzie Samuels” but we all know that the REAL name is, “Look At The Flowers, Lizzie”
Perhaps the most shocking scene in all of The Walking Dead, the Carol/Lizzie/flowers scene was hard to watch and remains burned in the memories of all TWD fans.
Carol Peletier is a strong, caring woman whose love is encompassing enough to protect those around her, even if it means making very hard choices (setting fire to contagion carriers, eliminating a pint-sized threat-with-a-knife, etc.)
The way she eases Lizzie into her end is dreadfully loving, painfully caring; pure Carol. And this compelling scene is the source of our second new color.
Lizzie Samuels is a field of green dotted with yellows, oranges and a bit of pink (that’s poetic license on my part, the actual flowers in the scene were simply yellow)
It’s the prettiest colorway in The Knitting Dead series, I though it would be a relief to have at least ONE color that wasn’t dotted with blood bathed in a grey/green patina.
However this isn’t a brightly colored field of daisies, the overdyeing of the green adds some interesting mixes and blends, making it more complex, and a bit darker, than any ordinary meadow walk.
The color was suggested by Lizzie Kate (sorry I didn’t add the splash of blood you suggested, see above for the reason) who will also receive a Mini Skein Set of The Knitting Dead featuring our two new colors.
Congratulations, Lizzie! (the winner of the skein… not the other one.)