The Axe is a warm-based blacky charcoal with tonal variegation. The single skein picture is more accurate for tone and variegation.
These skeins are all from the same batch, but due to the number of processes involved they can all be quite different. Alternating is strongly recommended if you'd like a more even result!
(This is a very saturated colourway. I have washed it and the rinse water is clear. However, as water and washing method may vary, if you're planning on using with a lighter colour, I would recommend knitting a small test swatch with all the colours you're using, and wash and block in the usual way. Cold water and a couple of drops of dishwashing liquid is a good bet!)
Port DK is smooth and plump – a high-twist four ply construction. It’s great for garments and accessories, and showcasing cables! Port DK gets extra soft and squashy after it has had a bath. DHY recommends swatching, and alternating skeins when knitting a larger item. (Colour may vary from skein to skein, even in the same batch.)
Fibre content: 100% superwash merino
Yardage: 228 metres / 250 yards
Recommended knitting needle size: 3.25 - 5.00 mm needles for garments and accessories
Wash carefully by hand in cold water with a few drops of clear unscented dishwashing liquid (if needed). Dry flat in shade.
I try hard to take photos that accurately represent the colour of the yarn, but please note that screens all show colour a little differently. If you have questions about colours, please ask, and I will do my best to describe them for you!