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  • ‘Alpaca Merino Light’  is an Alpaca Light Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool to produce a fine knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious, plied,  worsted-spun Light Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 70% Peruvian baby alpaca and 30% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool.

    The natural ivory alpaca has been blended with green coloured Merino wool.

    This yarn knits to Light Fingering, Sock weight or 3 ply knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 425m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘MORECAMBE’ is a British Blue Faced Leicester & Alpaca DK wool.  The Blue Faced Leicester wool comes from farms in the Yorkshire Dales and has been carefully graded on our farm.  This wool has been blended with British grown alpaca and spun in Yorkshire to produce a soft, springy double knitting yarn.

    This knitting wool is a blend of 70% Yorkshire Blue Faced Leicester wool worsted spun with 30% UK alpaca.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns for wool, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 125m per 50g.  The yarn is sold in  50g balls.

  • ‘Merino Twist’ is a pure Merino wool 4ply weight knitting yarn.  We have put plenty of twist in the yarn to make it hardwearing for knitting socks,  This yarn is also suitable for garments and accessories.  Merino Twist is available in ten colours.

    This yarn knits to 4ply, Sock or Fingering weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  A typical needle size for stocking stitch is 3.5 to 3.75 mm needles.  There are approximately 200m per 50g and the yarn is sold in 50g balls.

    This fibre has been Superwash treated, so you may wash it in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.

  • ‘Merino Twist’ is a pure Merino wool 4ply weight knitting yarn.  We have put plenty of twist in the yarn to make it hardwearing for knitting socks,  This yarn is also suitable for garments and accessories.  Merino Twist is available in ten colours.

    This yarn knits to 4ply, Sock or Fingering weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  A typical needle size for stocking stitch is 3.5 to 3.75 mm needles.  There are approximately 200m per 50g and the yarn is sold in 50g balls.

    This fibre has been Superwash treated, so you may wash it in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.

  • ‘Poldale DK ‘ is a pure wool DK weight knitting yarn produced by Wooltops.  The wool comes from Falklands Corriedale sheep which have been crossed with Polwarth sheep to make the wool softer.  The yarn has been plied to produce an even, rounded knitting wool.  This yarn is suitable for garments and accessories.

    Poldale DK is available in eight colours.  There are approximately 250m per 100g and the yarn is sold in 100g hanks.

    This yarn should be hand-washed or washed in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.

  • ‘Poldale DK ‘ is a pure wool DK weight knitting yarn produced by Wooltops.  The wool comes from Falklands Corriedale sheep which have been crossed with Polwarth sheep to make the wool softer.  The yarn has been plied to produce an even, rounded knitting wool.  This yarn is suitable for garments and accessories.

    Poldale DK is available in eight colours.  There are approximately 250m per 100g and the yarn is sold in 100g hanks.

    This yarn should be hand-washed or washed in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.

  • ‘Somerset’ is an alpaca and wool sock yarn.  It is our own blend of 50% British alpaca with 50% soft, fine Blue Faced Leicester wool.

    Somerset Sock yarn is available in its natural oatmeal and nine organically over-dyed shades which give depth to the yarn.

    This yarn knits to Sock, Fingering weight or light 4 ply knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

    Wash gently by hand or in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.  The yarn has been washed, but some surface residue dye may come out in the first wash, particularly with the deeper colours.

  • 'Thames' is an Alpaca DK yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a DK knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Double Knit knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Thames Alpaca DK yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in seven muted, sophisticated colours along with an undyed option.

    This yarn knits to standard double knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 225m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Westmorland Worsted’ is an alpaca and wool yarn.  It is our own blend of 50% British alpaca with 50% soft, fine Blue Faced Leicester wool.

    Westmorland Worsted is available in its natural oatmeal grey and twelve over-dyed shades which give depth to the colours.

    This yarn knits to worsted or light aran weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 200m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

    Wash gently by hand or in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.  The yarn has been washed, but some surface residue dye may come out in the first wash, particularly with the deeper colours.

  • ‘Westmorland Worsted’ is an alpaca and wool yarn.  It is our own blend of 50% British alpaca with 50% soft, fine Blue Faced Leicester wool.

    Westmorland Worsted is available in its natural oatmeal grey and twelve over-dyed shades which give depth to the colours.

    This yarn knits to worsted or light aran weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 200m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

    Wash gently by hand or in the wool cycle of your machine with a small amount of non-bio detergent.  Do not tumble dry.  The yarn has been washed, but some surface residue dye may come out in the first wash, particularly with the deeper colours.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cosy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering, 4ply or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.   Ivy is a deep, vibrant green colour.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.   Limey is a bright yellowy green colour.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

  • ‘Whitbarrow’ is an Alpaca Fingering weight yarn.  We have combined alpaca with Merino wool and silk to produce a Fingering knitting yarn in an exclusive blend which has been spun for us in the UK.  This luxurious Fingering weight knitting wool is a blend of 45% Peruvian baby alpaca, 35% superfine, organic Falklands Merino wool and 20% Mulberry silk.

    Whitbarrow Alpaca fingering yarn has been dyed in the Scottish Borders in a wide range of solid colours.

    This yarn is super-soft and is ideal for knitting shawls, scarves.  It is light-weight yet cozy and is great for knitting tops that you will wear next to your skin.

    This yarn knits to Fingering or Sock weight knitting patterns, (but always knit a tension swatch).  There are approximately 400m per 100g.  The yarn is sold in 100g hanks.  If you would like us to ball your yarn for you, please make a note on the order.

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