Wensleydale natural white
Smooth, silky, shiney, the yarn will bring clear stitch definition and drape to knitting!
- Price per 100 grams
This is 100% natural Wensleydale combed wool top. Smooth, silky, shiney, the yarn will bring clear stitch definition and drape to knitting. It is great for weaving too but is resistant to felting. The Wensleydale is a UK breed and is classified as a long-wool and lustre. It is often used for blending with finer but shorter stapled wools, where a strong yarn is required. Approx. 40-50 microns and staple length: 200-300mm
What can I use it for?
Pins a smooth, silky and shiney yarn that will bring clear stitch definition and drape to knitting. It is great for weaving too! Dye with acid milling dyes. It is resistant to felting. Use for all your spinning, felting and blending projects. A popular choice for spinning on the wheel or drop spindle. There are also limitless possibilities for blending with other wool or fibres such as silks, flax, bamboo etc.
How much fibre will I need?
This will depend on how finely you spin plus the size and tension of the final knitted garment. The weights below are a helpful guide but cannot be guaranteed. If you are unsure, always buy a little bit more than you think you'll need (that's what stashes are for!)
You can order a FREE SAMPLE of this item to try, feel and colour match at home! Please note: we allow a maximum of 6 samples in total per order and post & packing will still apply.
Natural & biodegradable
Wool is 100% natural. Every year sheep produce a new fleece making it a renewable fibre source. At the end of its useful life it can be returned to the soil where it will decompose.
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