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4PLY & FINGERING WEIGHT

  • YAKETY-YAK 4PLY :: MERINO, YAK & SILK
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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    YAKETY-YAK 4PLY :: MERINO, YAK & SILK

    £23.50

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Yakety-Yak 4ply is a smooth and beautifully spun fingering weight yarn with sheen, softness, strength and drape. As this yarn is naturally a light grey brown, the palette available within this range of Ginger’s Hand Dyed is beautifully muted. The combination of merino, yak and silk makes beautiful cardigans, shawls, hats, and mitts.

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/366metres/400yards
    • 60% Superwash Merino, 20% Yak, 20% Silk
    • Weight: Fingering/4ply
    • Needles: 2.5mm – 4.0mm depending on desired gauge
    • Care: Hand wash in tepid water and lay flat to dry. Some shades may bleed, so add a splash of vinegar to the bath when combining shades.
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  • SPLENDOR 4PLY :: MERINO & SILK
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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    SPLENDOR 4PLY :: MERINO & SILK

    £23.00

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Splendor 4ply is a super smooth and soft fingering weight yarn. This best-selling yarn is butter soft and shiny, which makes it great for shawls and light accessories. Splendor 4ply feels like pure luxury, and just begs to be worked up into a delicate sweater to show off its sheen and lustre.  

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/400metres/437yards
    • 50% Merino, 50% Silk
    • Weight: Fingering/4ply
    • Needles: 2.5mm – 4.0mm depending on desired gauge
    • Care: Hand wash in tepid water and lay flat to dry. Some shades may bleed, so add a splash of vinegar to the bath when combining shades.
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  • MASHAM MAYHEM 4PLY :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER & MASHAM
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    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Masham Mayhem 4ply is an incredibly lofty and bouncy fingering weight wool. This yarn is 100% British, and oh so soft! Made from British fibre, spun in England, and dyed in Edinburgh; this yarn is truly a product of the U.K.

    Whether you are using the Masham Mayhem for colourwork, a cardigan, blanket, shawl or hat, this bouncy and cuddle-worthy yarn is sure to impress!

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/400metres/437yards
    • 75% British Bluefaced Leicester, 25% British Masham
    • Weight: Fingering/4ply
    • Needles: 2.5mm – 4.0mm depending on desired gauge
    • Care: Hand wash in tepid water and lay flat to dry. Some shades may bleed, so add a splash of vinegar to the bath when combining shades.
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  • SHEEPISH SOCK :: SUPERWASH BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER & NYLON
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    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Sheepish Sock is a squishable and sturdy fingering weight yarn. This yarn has been spun into a beautiful high twist, which makes it very round, durable, and a pleasure to work with. This is the ultimate sock yarn, and will wear very well! But not only does this wool make beautiful socks, it is also well suited to sweaters, kids garments, shawls, mitts, hats and things for the home.

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/365metre/400yards
    • 80% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Nylon
    • Weight: Fingering/4ply
    • Needles: 2.5mm – 4.0mm depending on desired gauge.
    • Care: This yarn is machine washable on cool. Although I always recommend that you hand wash hand dyed yarns. Some shades may bleed, so add a splash of vinegar to the bath. Lay flat to dry, do not tumble dry.
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  • SIGNATURE 4PLY :: COUNTRY BIRDS
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    SIGNATURE 4PLY :: COUNTRY BIRDS

    £7.50

    West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply is a combination of British wool and nylon, which makes an amazing sock yarn. The wool content is 35% British Bluefaced Leicester, which accounts for that sheepy softness. Plus, this collection of self-patterning yarn are all inspired by British country birds. What more could you want?

    Produced by West Yorkshire Spinners, a family run business in Keighley, England.

    • 100grams/400metres/437yards
    • 75% British Wool, 25% Nylon
    • Weight: Fingering/4ply
    • Recommended Needles: 2.5mm – 4.0mm
    • Tension: 28stitches x 36rows = 10cm on 3.25mm
    • Care: Machine wash on 30°
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  • SIGNATURE 4PLY :: THE FLORIST COLLECTION
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    SIGNATURE 4PLY :: THE FLORIST COLLECTION

    £7.50

    Introducing the award-winning Signature 4 Ply range

    The Florist Collection adds a touch of charm and nostalgia to our award-winning Signature 4 Ply range. From the alluring shades of peonies to the vibrant colours of foxgloves, the six distinctive prints and seven accent shades make this the perfect palette.

    75% Wool - 25% Nylon. The wool content contains 35% luxurious Bluefaced Leicester making this one of the most sumptuous 4ply products on the market. 

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    • 100grams/400metres/437yards
    • 75% British Wool, 25% Nylon
    • Weight: 4ply Sock Yarn
    • Recommended Needles: 2.5mm - 4.0mm
    • Gauge: 28sts x 36rows = 10cm on 3.25mm needles
    • Care: This yarn is machine washable at 30°
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  • SIGNATURE 4PLY :: SWEET SHOP SHADES
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    SIGNATURE 4PLY :: SWEET SHOP SHADES

    £7.50

    Introducing the award-winning Signature 4 Ply range

    75% Wool - 25% Nylon. The wool content contains 35% luxurious Bluefaced Leicester making this one of the most sumptuous 4ply products on the market. 

    British Wool Mark

    • 100grams/400metres/437yards
    • 75% British Wool, 25% Nylon
    • Weight: 4ply Sock Yarn
    • Recommended Needles: 2.5mm - 4.0mm
    • Gauge: 28sts x 36rows = 10cm on 3.25mm needles
    • Care: This yarn is machine washable at 30°
    Produced by West Yorkshire Spinners, a family run business in Keighley, England.
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  • SIGNATURE 4PLY :: COCKTAIL RANGE
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    SIGNATURE 4PLY :: COCKTAIL RANGE

    £7.50

    West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply is a combination of British wool and nylon, which makes an amazing sock yarn. The wool content is 35% British Bluefaced Leicester, which accounts for that sheepy softness. Plus, this collection of self-patterning yarn are all inspired by delicious cocktails. What more could you want?

    Produced by West Yorkshire Spinners, a family run business in Keighley, England.

    • 100grams/400metres/437yards
    • 75% British Wool, 25% Nylon
    • Weight: Fingering/4ply
    • Recommended Needles: 2.5mm – 4.0mm
    • Tension: 28stitches x 36rows = 10cm on 3.25mm
    • Care: Machine wash on 30°
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  • Thirstane Shawl Kit
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    Ginger Twist Studio

    Thirstane Shawl Kit

    £54.00

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    The days are brighter and longer, leaving memories of the cold dark winter in the distant past. The warmth of the sun seeps in through windows and beckons to you to grab that picnic basket and race off to the nearest park…

    Nothing beats knitting in the glorious sunshine and when that cool breezes blows in at the end of the day, the warmth of a light shawl wrapped around your shoulders rounds the day of beautifully.

    Thirstane is a simple eyelet shawl - gloriously easy to knit, perfect for knitting on the go or for those moments when you are engrossed in conversation with a dear friend but still want your needles clicking away in your hands.

    Worked from the tip to the edge, this gorgeous shawl showcases three beautiful shades of yarn.


    Yarn Included

    Neighbo(u)rhood Sheep Society: Volume Three Pattern Booklet

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Masham Mayhem 4ply (fingering; 75% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% Masham, 400m / 437yd per 100g skein) 
    A: Band of Gold; 1 x 50g skein 
    B: Muddy Paws; 1 x 50g skein 
    C: Selkie; 1 x  100g skein 
    Approx yardage: A - 168m / 184yd; B - 176m / 193yd; C - 352m / 385yd.

    Materials Required (NOT Included)

    4mm / US 6 circular needle 80cm / 32in length (or 100cm / 40in length) 
    One lockable stitch marker 
    Tapestry needle 
    Blocking wires and pins

    Gauge

    Always use the needle size that enables you to match the specified gauge

    17 sts and 44 rows over 10cm / 4in of garter stitch worked flat and blocked, using 4mm / US 6 needles

    Size

    One size

    Finished size is approximately: 220cm / 86.5in wingspan (tip to tip) by 33cm /13in deep.

    This pattern was originally released in May 2018 for the Neighbo(u)rhood Sheep Society yarn club. It has been reworked in a more readily available yarn and re-released in July 2018.

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  • NEW LEAF YARNS SOCK :: ALPACA, BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER & LINCOLN LONGWOOL
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    Ginger’s Hand Dyed New Leaf Yarns Sock is a custom spun yarn from The Border Mill, comprised of local alpacas, British Bluefaced Leicester and a bit of Lincoln Longwool for some added strength. The high alpaca content gives this yarn delicious softness and halo. Soft enough for a cuddly cowl or make a luscious pair of socks.

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/300metres/328yards
    • 60% British Alpaca (Betty, Percy, Daibhidh, O’Dette and Sunny from Lanarkshire), 25% British Bluefaced Leicester, 15% Lincoln Longwool
    • Weight: Heavy 4ply/fingering
    • Recommended needles: 2.5mm – 4.5mm
    • Care: Hand wash in tepid water and lay flat to dry. Some shades mayGinger Twist Studio bleed, so add a splash of vinegar to the bath when combining shades.
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  • LOFT
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    Brooklyn Tweed

    LOFT

    £14.50

    Loft by Brooklyn Tweed is a fingering weight American Targhee-Columbia Wool. A very squishable and airy yarn, Loft if perfect for colourwork, sweaters, and cosy accessories.

     

    • 50grams/251metres/275yards
    • Weight: Fingering
    • Recommended needles: 2.0 – 3.5mm
    • Gauge: 6-8 stitches = 1inch
    • Care: Hand wash in cool and lay flat to dry

    Wool is sourced in Johnson County, WY
    Spun in Harrisville, NH
    Dyed in Philadelphia, PA

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  • MIST MOHAIR
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    Marta's Yarns

    MIST MOHAIR

    £7.00

    Marta's Yarns Mohair MIST is the perfect yarn to add a bit of fluff to your project. Use it on its own as a 4ply or sport weight, or combine it with another yarn for fluffy effects. 

    • 50grams/190metres/208yards
    • 80% Kid Mohair, 20% Nylon
    • Weight: Heavy 4ply / Sport Weight
    • Care: Hand wash in cool and lay flat to dry
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