West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland Tweed Aran Wool Knitting Yarn
The Croft | Shetland Tweed Knitting Yarn
WYS had long awaited the opportunity to work with Shetland Island Wool, a fibre celebrated for its fineness, warmth and strength. West Yorkshire Spinners were given the chance by Jamieson & Smith of Shetland to use this fantastic fleece.
The high levels of crimp and wave in the fleece make it ideal for a hand knitting yarn. The Croft has a soft and silky handle that retains a lot of durability particularly suited to their tweed collection.
Crofting is integral to the landscape, cultural heritage and social economy of the Shetland Islands. It bonds people and places in a unique way, preserving livelihoods and age old traditions.
Fiber: 100% Shetland Wool
Yardage: 182 yds (166m), 100g
Needle: US 8 (5mm)
Gauge: 18-24 sts = 4"
Care: Machine Wash, Air Dry
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