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Knitting Wool Sea Pink

Knitting Wool Sea Pink

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Spun from a blend of Hebridean sheep fleece from the island of Berneray and Cheviot sheep fleece from North Uist in the Outer Hebrides. 

Beautiful organically dyed yarn Sea pink 4 Ply (Finger weight) yarn is dusted down by the underlying Storm Grey to make this beautiful subtle rose. It recalls those small, hardy flowers that survive sea salt and storms to bring colour amongst the shore rocks. Combine with any of our natural or Hebridean coloured yarns.

This 4 ply finger weight knitting wool is collaboration between local crofters preserving the traditional island crofting way of life. The herd of Hebridean sheep are transported from the croft on Berneray to islands in the Harris Sound for summer grazing via boat. Given the Northern ancestry of the Hebridean sheep, their fleeces produce a yarn that is particularly warm, perfect for cosy sweaters, gloves and hats. The Cheviot wool, a breed that produces fine soft wool, hails from sheep crofts along Clachan Sands on the island of North Uist.

Per ball: 50g / 150 meters of organically dyed Hebridean and Cheviot wool (100% wool), semi worsted. We would recommend knitting as 4 Ply on 3.5mm needles.

Please hand wash with care.

 

 


 

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