The color? Breathtaking. Texture? Lovely and soft. How does it knit up? Well, I'll let you know if I ever manage to wind this horrifically tangled skein. Mind you, I know how to wind a skein of yarn. I have encountered this before with Madeleinetosh yarns, but the combo of horrible tangles with lace weight? heaven help me. 2 hours in, and I've got a long way to go. Total disappointment (and frustration).