Cornflower dyed Merino


Commercially dyed colours that you can re-order time and time again!

Origin: South Africa and South America

Thickness: Each fibre is approx 23 microns thick

Staple length: Each fibre is approx 90mm long

Characteristics: Very soft and finely crimped

Content: 100% natural wool

Uses: Merino is regarded as having some of the finest and softest wool of any sheep. It is probably the number one choice for spinning, needle felting, wet felting, dyeing with acid milling dyes and many other craft uses! These are already dyed but you could still over dye many of the lighter colours if you wanted to. There are limitless possibilities for blending Merino with other wools, fibres, silks, flax, bamboo etc.

Did you know? Merino wool is so soft against the skin that some people with sensitive skin may feel less or no irritation when wearing a merino wool item of clothing.


    How much fibre will I need?

    This will depend on not only how finely you spin, but also the size and tension of the final knitted garment. 100g of fibre will make 100g of yarn the length of which will depend on how chunky you spin the yarn. The weights below are a helpful guide but cannot be guaranteed. If you are unsure, buy a little bit more than you think you need (that's what stashes are for!)

    Natural, renewable & biodegradable

    Wool is 100% natural. Every year sheep produce a new fleece making wool a renewable fibre source. At the end of its useful life wool can be returned to the soil where it will quickly decompose. For more information visit the Campaign for Wool.


    Click the 'Add to Cart' button at the top of this page to buy this item and we will deliver it to your door. You can pay securely by PayPal, credit or debit card.

    ...or reserve & collect

    Also available to buy over the counter from our W.Midlands retail shop (subject to availability - ring 01564 782233 to reserve before travelling). We also provide a FREE assembly, set up & waxing service for collected orders.


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