Sir Isaac Newton's love for Indigo!

There are a lot of theories as to why Sir Isaac Newton added 2 more colours to the Rainbow. Some say it was because of Newton’s mystical beliefs of the number 7 being sacrosanct: 7 days in a week, 7 musical notes, 7 seas and the like. So, to get to the number 7 for the colours in the Rainbow, he replaced Purple with 2 colours - Indigo and Violet and also added ‘Orange’ to the scheme of things. 
Whatever the reason, we the Indigo lovers are happy that our favourite Indigo, the bluish purple (or is it purplish blue?) found its permanent place in the Rainbow!
Who knows, may be, Isaac Newton was a fan too! The fact that he didn’t add his favourite fruit ‘apple’ and instead went for ‘orange’ as the 7th colour in the Rainbow definitely proves our theory that he was perhaps a die-hard Indigo fan 😊
At the studio, there seems to be somebody or another always working with the Indigo yarns all the time, making the place really vibrant! Look at this lovely scarf, woven with Indigo dyed yoga cotton nylon yarn in warp and weft. Soft, supple and soothing to the eyes. Indigo always makes a statement, doesn’t it?

Woven on Ashford Rigid Heddle loom with 15 DPI reed. We carry Indigo dyed yarns in a wide variety of yarn counts suitable for weaving, knitting and crochet in solid Indigo shades and Gradient shades as well.

Check out the yarns and use them in your next project, as a tribute to Sir Newton!

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