Fake Your Death - Lady Persephone Sock - Bluefaced Leicester & Nylon


The Countess hates to describe her products as a workhouse yarn but the reality is, this yarn is so universal in purposes, that it actually is.

The long staple length of the smooth luster Bluefaced Leicester wool (a British breed of sheep who look like they have tonnes of personality) combined with a touch of nylon, make this a soft yet incredibly durable yarn. 

We hate to describe it as multi-purpose because that doesn't sound particularly glamorous but if you were stashing yarn with wild abandon, you cannot go wrong with this base. It is perfect for socks, shawls and sweaters alike so once you finally figure out what your yarn will evolve into, it's just going to work out. 

It's not quite as soft as merino but it will barely pill at all. Say goodbye to shaving your knitwear with this fabulous yarn base. The colours are glossy on this yarn and thanks to the superwash treatment, machine washable too.

Country of Origin British wool spun in Peru
Fibre Composition 75% superwash Bluefaced Leicester & 25% Nylon
Yarn Weight Fingering / 4ply weight / Sock yarn
Skein Weight 100 grams / 3.5 oz
Length 425 metres / 464 yards
Needle Size 2.25 - 3.5mm
Notes about hand dyed yarn

Yarns are unique and there will be small differences between skeins, even if dyed in the same batch

Washing instructions

Hand wash or machine wash in cool water and lie flat to dry

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