Wounded Forest - S Slub 7 - Merino slub and nylon

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We've got a new base at Countess Ablaze. One of the Countess's greatest joys, when she began to knit, was hand-dyed textured yarn from Collinette - an incredible hand dyer who retired a couple of years ago. And if there was something she desperately wanted, it was a fingering weight slub yarn. Finally, Chester Wool Co came to the rescue with this stunner.

Whilst it does contain nylon, it's more as a ply to create the slub (thick and thin) effect so we don't recommend this for socks. But we're craving lofty shawls with this and there's even talk of the Countess getting the weaving loom out.

If you don't fancy your project to be all-over textured, why not try combining it with a smoother plied yarn.

Country of Origin South American Merino spun in Peru
Fibre Composition 90% superwash Merino & 10% Nylon
Yarn Weight Fingering / 4ply weight
Skein Weight 100 grams / 3.5 oz
Length 400 metres / 437 yards
Needle Size 2.25 - 4mm
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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