Beautiful British superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool blended with silk to create a DK yarn ideal for a wide range of projects.
This yarn is so light to wear, and yet lovely and warm and hardwearing, with gorgeous, rich depth of colours and a beautiful sheen from the silk.
It's great for a really wide range of projects, and being machine washable makes it a bit more practical.
85% British Bluefaced Leicester, 15% Mulberry Silk.
Supplied in balls.
50g ball = 112m/122yds.
3.5 - 4.5 mm needles (US 4 -7)
3.5 - 5.5 mm hook (US E- 4 to 1-9 )
Machine washable on a gentle /wool cycle. Lay flat to dry.
We recommend that If you are planning to use a dark colour with a pale colour to make a swatch with them both and wash it to make sure too colour contamination occurs before starting your project. Hot water in particular can make colours run, if in doubt use cool water and no soap/detergent.
Eden Cottage Yarns
Established in 2011, Eden Cottage Yarns is a small team producing beautifully hand-dyed yarns in Yorkshire, with an emphasis on simple but gorgeous colours.