Titus is a superior quality natural blend of Yorkshire Wool and UK Alpaca with the feel, fluffiness, and slightly lustrous and velvety texture of undyed alpaca. Wensleydales have long, ringlet-like fleece which creates a fine, silky yarn with a soft and fuzzy 'halo'. This superb British Wool is manufactured in natural undyed and solid colours. This yarn is suitable for hand and machine knitting, and gossamer crochet. Expensive.
FYI The Black Wensleydale is a rare breed. There are less than 88 black ewe lambs registered in UK. Their colour varies from Silver to Jet Black or Charcoal Grey.
* Similar yarn: British Alpaca
FIBRE: 50% Wensleydale Longwool, 20% Bluefaced Licester, 30% UK Alpaca
Garment Care: hand wash with woolwash "no rinse" in lukewarm water, lay flat to dry, avoiding exposure to direct sunlight.
YARN WEIGHT: Sport / Light Double Knit
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 28 sts / 32 rows
NEEDLES: 2.75 - 3.25 mm (US No. 2-3)
LENGTH: approx. 320 m / 350 yards
HANK WEIGHT: 100g
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PATTERNS: Book BORN & BRED, Yorkshire Sheep | Yorkshire Style by Ann Kingstone, 9 designs; Knitty.com: Cardigan © Kristen Kapur
Sale Price (CAD): $40.00
IN STOCK: 001 White Rose (3 hanks), 002 Yorkstone (6 hanks), 007 Aire (5 hanks)
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JANUARY MITTS © Baa Ram Ewe, designer: William Nelson
Patterns for Titus © Book Born & Bred:
• Cardigan © Kristen Kapur: Please download from Knitty.com
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