Bluefaced Leicester Wool DK Double Knitting British Wool

In Brief

Care Instructions

Hand wash, Dry flat, do not sun dry or tumble dry. Avoid wringing and twisting.

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Yarn Weight

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Yarn Length

Skein Weight

100g

Stitch Count

22 sts x 28 rows in 10cm (4in) over st st

Description

100% Bluefaced Leicester wool DK from sheep in the British Isles bought from the British Wool Marketing Board. The wool is then manufactured and spun in the UK to make this a truly British yarn. Kettle dyed in our studio to a vibrant shade of turquoise providing lots of pop! A great color for colourwork projects.

The Bluefaced Leicester sheep breed is well known for producing some of the finest British yarns – its wonderfully soft (26 micron) and has a characteristic lustre or silkiness making it wonderful to work with. The wool fibres have not been chemically treated or superwashed minimizing the environmental impact of the yarn production process. The yarn is in a standard ‘DK’ weight so the yarn can be used in many commonly available knitting or crochet patterns. ​

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