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Countess Ablaze

Persia - Auntie Plastique - Corriedale & Mohair

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This originally appeared as a blog post in April 2017. << click

So you're in the market for sock yarn (this is me, I literally mean for sock knitting), that isn't superwash treated, doesn't contain nylon and gives you a high when you give it a good sniff. Introducing our new sock yarn Auntie Plastique ;) 

Mohair is your nylon substitute here as it's tough as fuck due to a very long staple length. Grown, processed and spun by the fab folk at Laxtons in Yorkshire, dyed by the Countess and Blazin'Squad in Manchester city centre. 

Country of Origin Falkland wool and British mohair spun in the UK
Fibre Composition 50% Corriedale & 50% Mohair
Yarn Weight Fingering weight
Skein Weight 100 grams / 3.5 oz
Length 395 metres
Needle Size 2.25 - 3.5 mm
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 in cool water and lie flat to dry

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