Country of origin - South African wool spun in the UK
Fibre - 100% Merino wool
Thickness - Super chunky weight
Weight - 200 grams / 7 oz
Length - 130 metres / 142 yards
Needle size - 8mm - 12mm
Washing guidance - hand wash at low temperatures unless you intend to felt
Mill dyed yarns are more cost-effective than hand-dyed yarns as they're dyed on an industrial scale. Skeins within a batch are also more likely to be consistent so alternating skeins is optional.
Super chunky yarn is all the rage. Also known as Pencil Roving, this yarn can be used for knitting and crochet but you can also spin it. Check out this range of vibrant colours to compliment our hand-dyedThe Space Cadet super chunky yarn.
KIVA - From 1st April 2019, a percentage of our sales at www.countessablaze.com and in-store will be used as microloans on Kiva. Kiva is a worldwide project specialising in microfinancing small businesses and individuals who are locked out of accessing business aid from mainstream banks and organisations. Microfinancing gives people an opportunity to begin businesses, or grow them and a number are textiles based. Arts based loans will be our major interest.
Accredited Living Wage Employer
In the period January 2018 to June 2020,we have directly raised and facilitated raising £76,000 for charitiesincluding MIND, Citizens Advice Bureau, Women's Aid, Winston's Wish, amongst others.
We shall continue to post all orders until December 22nd however if you'd like your order to more-than-likely arrive by Christmas, these are the dates that we need you to order by:
Australia & New Zealand - 4th December
Asia - 9th December
Canada- 10th December
Greece & Eastern Europe - 11th December
USA, Scandinavia, Italy - 12th December
Rest of Europe - 16th December
Ireland, France - 18th December
UK- 21st December
Orders are tracked. Once your order has left the studio, you'll be emailed a tracking number. Unfortunately we do not have any other information of the whereabouts of your order than what the tracking number tells us.
Countess Ablaze shall close for the festive period from December 23rd to January 12th to allow us time for a good rest and so that we are prepared for the end-of-Brexit transiston arrangements.