Shangri-La in Nisus

$45.00


Nisus, in Greek Mythology the king of Megara, enemy of King Minos. He was gifted a lock of purple hair on his head that made him invincible and his city, impenetrable. His daughter, Scylla, fell in love with Minos and decided to betray her father by cutting off his lock of hair so Minos could enter the city and take her for his wife. Zeus turns Nisus into a sea eagle to preserve his life, and Scylla into a sea bird/monster as punishment. THAT Scylla, of Scylla and Charybdis.

So, purple hair, don't care.

This is a multi-tonal purple that is dyed in three steps. First, twisted skeins are dipped in a raspberry wash to dye. Next, the skeins are undone and re-twisted and placed into a lavender blue. Last, The skeins are untwisted and bunched up and given a clear purple finish. The full process takes 4 hours.

Shangri-La is a 65/20/15% Superwash Merino/Silk/Yak laceweight singles with 872 yds per 100g skein.

Shipping from United States

Processing time

1-10 business days

Customs and import taxes

Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

Payment Options

Secure options
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards

Returns & Exchanges

I gladly accept returns and exchanges

Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

I don't accept cancellations

But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

The following items can't be returned or exchanged

Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

Conditions of return

Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

Privacy policy

I will only use your shipping and billing address, and contact information

  • To communicate with you about your order
  • To fulfill your order
  • For legal reasons (like paying taxes)

Legal imprint