Leicester Longwool/Border Leicester BLLLMS1308
Fiber farms: Spirit Hill, Wits End and Old Gjerpen Farms in Virginia.
Fiber content: 100% wool.
Yarn character/design: Border Leicester and Leicester Longwool are English Longwool breeds. They have heavy lustrous fleece with wavy or curly crimp. The yarn is semi-worsted spun to emphasize it’s lustre and give a lovely drape to your knitting.
Nature dyes: This batch is dyed with natural materials grown and gathered at our farms, locally from the wild or purchased exotic dyes from afar. These colors have a beauty and complexity that synthetic dyes cannot match. They can, however fade. We use mordants to improve lightfastness, but please protect from light, especially while labeled.
Yarn size: 2 ply, worsted weight, 11 wraps per inch
Skein size : approximately 128 yards/117 meters; 3.4 oz./ 96 grams
Suggested needle sizes: 7-9 (US)
Gauge: 4.5 stitches per inch using size 7 (US) needles
Fiber care: Yarn is pre-washed. Finished projects hand wash warm with low agitation, lay flat to dry or dry clean. Natural dyed colors can fade in light, but will fade true to color and acquire a new beauty.
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We really are small farm artisans and cannot update this inventory simultaneously as we sell at farmers markets or festivals. We have not had any problems yet...but we cannot guarantee that we have the full number of items stated as available. If it should happen that we cannot fill your order completely, we will call you to work out a solution.