Crumpet Wool/Viscose BLEND
Price per 100g
Wool and silky viscose fibre blend!
So tweedy! This is South American wool blended with Viscose fibre which is made from wood pulp. The result is a soft silky handle with interesting characteristics and a very Tweedy feel and look. Great for spinning. Use to great effect in felting projects.
When viscose fibre was first invented it was heralded as the new fibre to replace silk and is sometimes called artificial silk. That's how silky it is! The raw material is amazingly -actually wood pulp!
- 100g - mittens, socks, hat
- 300g - cushion cover, shawl, long scarf
- 600g - baby blanket, cardigan, ladies sweater
Always buy enough fibre to finish your project in one go to avoid slight shade variations from batch to batch (this is in the nature of natural wool). If colour matching is important to you get a free sample first.
100g of fibre spins 100g of yarn the yardage of which depends on how finely you spin. The weight chart above is a helpful guide but will depend on the size and tension of the final garment.
If the fibre is suitable for felting you'll find that 100 grams will compress down to a grapefruit sized solid 3D shape (approximately). If you only need smaller amounts try our mini selection packs.
Core wool is a cost effective way to quickly build up 3D shapes before topping off. Another popular product is pre-felt which is ready for further needle felting, or wet felting, or to be used as a base for your project.