Barn DK from Susan Crawford's A Room of My Own line is a non-superwash DK weight yarn. This artisanal yarn has been blended and spun exclusively for Susan at a local mill, using a unique blend of Jacobs and white and black Shetland fleeces. The result is a delightfully lofty, soft, grey yarn displaying the characteristics of sheep from Monkley Ghyll and nearby farms. The yarn has been worsted spun for added smoothness, softness and longevity but retains a wonderful plumpness making the yarn warm and cocooning.
With A Room of My Own yarns, Susan's goal is to showcase the native sheep breeds living on the moors, fells and hills of Yorkshire, Cumbria and Lancashire, sourcing fibre from local farmers, and to use the fleeces from the sheep raised at Monkley Ghyll Farm, where Susan and her family live. Barn is the first in a range of yarns blended and spun to her specifications. A new generation of knitters and crocheters will enjoy these wools from the heart of the British countryside.
Barn DK is hand dyed at Monkely Ghyll Farm in Lancashire UK, and colours vary between batches. We recommend you purchase sufficient yarn for your project to ensure consistency. We take care to photograph yarn accurately, but colours may vary from the picture. This listing is for one skein of yarn, multiple skeins are shown to give an accurate representation of colour.
Fibre: 100% Pure British Wool (a blend of Shetland and Jacobs fleece) Weight: 100 grams Thickness: DK weight Construction: Worsted spun plied yarn Length: 225 meters | 246 yards Gauge:20 - 22 stitches = 10cm | 4 inches Needle Size: 3.75 - 4.00 mm | US 5 - 6 Care: Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry.
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