Merino and British Wool and Vegan Cotton Bases for Hand Dyed Yarns

Wool and Yarn Bases Available for Hand Dyeing

Merino, Masham, Bluefaced Leicester Wools and Cotton Yarn


Superwash Sock Wool

  Composition: 75% Superwash Merino (21 micron) 25% Nylon

Count: 4/16nm

Meterage: 400m (437 yds) per 100g

Tension: 28 sts x 36 rows, in 10cm (4in), over st st using 3.25mm needles

Yarn Weight: 4 Ply

Origin: Peru

Care Instructions: Machine washable on a wool program ideally using a wool detergent at 30?C or below. Dry flat, do not sun dry or tumble dry. Avoid wringing and twisting.

Bluefaced Leicester with Nylon 4 Ply Sock Wool

Composition: 75% BFL 25% Nylon

Yarn Style: Plied

Hand Knitting Range: Sock

Hank Weight 100gm

Metres / Hank: 400m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire using British wool and Nylon

Care Instructions: Machine washable on wool cycle using wool detergent.

Superwash Merino 4 ply Fingering Wool

Composition: 100% Superwash Merino (21 micron)

Count: 4/16nm

Meterage: 400m (437 yds) per 100g

Tension: 28 sts x 36 rows, in 10cm (4in), over st st using 3.25mm needles

Yarn Weight: 4 Ply

Origin: Peru

Care Instructions: Machine washable on a wool program ideally using a wool detergent at 30?C or below. Dry flat, do not sun dry or tumble dry. Avoid wringing and twisting.

Falkland 4 Ply Wool

Composition: 100% Falkland Wool

Yarn Style: Plied

Hand Knitting Range: 4 Ply

Hank Weight: 100gm

Metres / Hank: Approx 400m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire using Falkland wool

Care Instructions: Hand wash using a gentle wool detergent.

Bluefaced Leicester / Mid Brown Masham 4 Ply Wool

Composition: 75% BFL 25% Mid Brown Masham

Yarn Style: Plied

Hand Knitting Range: 4 Ply

Hank Weight: 100gm

Metres / Hank: Approx 400m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire using British wool

Care Instructions: Hand wash with a gentle wool detergent.

Bluefaced Leicester Sock 4 Ply

Composition: 100% Machine Washable Bluefaced Leicester.  The construction and twist of the yarn ensures good durability, meaning there is no need for nylon, yet still remaining soft when worn next to the skin.

Yarn Style: Sock Yarn

Hand Knitting Range: 4 Ply

Hank Weight: 110g

Metres / Hank: approx 385 m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire using British wool.


Superwash Merino Double Knitting Sport

Composition: 100% Superwash Merino (21 micron)

Count: 4/9nm

Meterage: 225m (246 yds) per 100g

Tension: 22 sts x 28 rows, in 10cm (4 in), over st st using 4mm needles

Yarn Weight: DK

Origin: Peru

Care Instructions: Machine washable on a wool program ideally using a wool detergent at 30?C or below. Dry flat, do not sun dry or tumble dry. Avoid wringing and twisting.

Falkland Fine DK Wool

Composition: 100% Falkland Merino Wool

Yarn Style: Twist

Hand Knitting Range: DK

Hank Weight: 100g

Metres / Hank: Approx 240m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire from Falkland wool

Care Instructions: Hand wash using a gentle wool detergent.

Falkland Fine Aran Wool

Composition: 100% Falkland Merino Wool

Yarn Style: Twist

Hand Knitting Range: Aran Worsted

Hank Weight: 100g

Metres / Hank: Approx 160m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire from Falkland wool

Care Instructions: Hand wash with a gentle wool detergent.

Bluefaced Leicester / Masham Marble Aran Wool

Composition: 100% British Wool

Yarn Style: Twist

Hand Knitting Range: Aran Worsted

Hank Weight: approx 100g

Metres / Hank: approx 160m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire from British wool

Care Instructions: Hand wash with gentle wool detergent.

Super Chunky Bluefaced Leicester Wool

Composition: 100% Bluefaced Leicester

Yarn Style: Twist

Hand Knitting Range: Super Chunky

Hank Weight: 100g

Metres / Hank: approx 50m

Origin: Spun in Yorkshire using British wool

Care Instructions: Hand wash with a gentle wool detergent.

Fine Lace Wool

Composition: 100% Wool (21 micron)

Count: 1/8nm

Meterage: 800m (874 yds) per 100g

Tension: 32 sts x 40 rows over st st using 3.25mm needles

Yarn Weight: Lace

Origin: Peru

Care Instructions: Hand wash using a wool detergent ideally below 30?C, avoid wringing and twisting. Dry flat, do not sun dry, spin or tumble dry.