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Mambo- Dance Fiber Club 2013

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  • Polwarth
  • vBFL
$18.00
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 Product Description

Dyed to order, ships within 1-4 weeks.

'Mambo' is one half of this club pairing. The other half  is 'Tango', available in a separate listing. 

Click HERE for more details on our many different fiber bases, how they each behave when dyed, and to see what is in stock now and how to order an out of stock fiber base.

All fiber bases are commercial combed top preparations, hand dyed by Ginny of FatCatKnits. Colorways are dyed according to recipes and processes developed to produce the most consistently repeatable colorways. That said, this is a HUMAN operation- please expect some degree of variation between batches, and even from braid to braid.

Wondering about your order status? Forgot to add a note? Want to combine orders from this website and other FatCatKnits venues? Email me (Ginny) at FatCatKnits@gmail.com.

Please check label for care instructions.

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Dyer's Notes regarding this club pairing, 'Headspin and Jitterbug' (included on original club fiber labels):

I had so much fun researching these two fabulous dances! Both dances are of Latin origin, with the Mambo coming from Cuba and the Tango from Argentina and Uruguay. While both dance styles are used in competitive dancing, each dance is very different from the other. I found Mambo to be an upbeat, fast, spicy kind of dance- cheerful and fun. The Tango, as most know, is very sexy and sensual, with seductive moves and lots of passion and tension.

I did my testing with both dances in mind, not working literally but just playing with colors and values until I had two colorways that just felt right. To me, the deep, rich reds, earth tones and near blacks in Tango are very sensual and evoke the essence of the dance. The light, fun shades, masculine and feminine, within Mambo bring me right to the dance festival!

 

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