Ghastly is a monthly yarn (and book!) club for the first half of 2021 that celebrates six classic works of the gothic horror genre.
This listing is a preorder for Solnit Sock: 75% Superwash Merino/25% Nylon; 436 yards / 100 grams per skein
Often classified as a gothic romance or a splendidly written and timeless family drama, the premise of Nathaniel Hawthorne's The House of the Seven Gables is unsettling enough and the large, looming house just haunting (and haunted) enough for this classic to fit right into the Ghastly criteria. Mostly well-received after its publication in 1851 and recognized as a dark, weird, tragedy, some critics likened it to "an affliction" and "less perfect." The seven gabled house said to have influenced the tale and once owned by one of Hawthorne's cousins, still stands today as a museum where paranormal activity has been reported.
Full of symbolism, lengthy descriptive passages, particular characters, and inexplicable drear, you can read the tale online for free in the public domain, or check your local library!
How the Yarn Club Works
Each month a different classic work of gothic horror is featured, with a mood board that will guide the limited, surprise colorway.
Choose your yarn base: Sock (Solnit), DK (Carson), Worsted (Zilpha), or dark & dramatic Yak Sock (Ursula).
A little themed surprise will be included each month, and you're encouraged to read along (whether you participate in the yarn portion or not!)
When Do I Get My Club?
Your club package will ship during the week of June 7th.
Signups will close when all spaces are filled, or, at 11:59pm EST May 21, 2020.
Yarn and needlecrafts are therapeutic and should be accessible to all. The following discount codes offer a sliding scale for the club.
GHASTLY10 to receive the club at 90% of the regular price
GHASTLY20 to receive the club at 80% of the regular price