‘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.
‘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.