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ARAN WEIGHT

  • THE CROFT :: SHETLAND COLOURS ARAN

    West Yorkshire Spinners

    THE CROFT :: SHETLAND COLOURS ARAN

    £8.50

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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    THE CROFT :: SHETLAND COLOURS ARAN

    £8.50

    The Croft - Shetland Tweed from West Yorkshire Spinners is a beautiful Aran weight yarn produced from 100% Shetland Island wool. Shetland fibre is celebrated for its fineness, warmth and strength. The wool is sourced directly from Jamieson & Smith of Shetland. 

     

    • 100grams/166metres/182 yards
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended Needles: 5.0mm
    • Gauge - 18sts x 24rows = 10cm
    • Care: Machine wash on 30° and lay flat to dry

    The high levels of crimp and wave in the fleece make it ideal for a hand knitting yarn. The Croft has a soft and silky handle that retains a lot of durability particularly suited to our new tweed collection.

    Crofting is integral to the landscape, cultural heritage and social economy of the Shetland Islands. It bonds people and places in a unique way, preserving livelihoods and age old traditions.

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  • THE CROFT - Shetland Tweed

    West Yorkshire Spinners

    THE CROFT - Shetland Tweed

    £8.50

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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    THE CROFT - Shetland Tweed

    £8.50

    The Croft - Shetland Tweed from West Yorkshire Spinners is a beautiful Aran weight yarn produced from 100% Shetland Island wool. Shetland fibre is celebrated for its fineness, warmth and strength. The wool is sourced directly from Jamieson & Smith of Shetland. 

     

    • 100grams/166metres/182 yards
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended Needles: 5.0mm
    • Gauge - 18sts x 24rows = 10cm
    • Care: Machine wash on 30° and lay flat to dry

    The high levels of crimp and wave in the fleece make it ideal for a hand knitting yarn. The Croft has a soft and silky handle that retains a lot of durability particularly suited to our new tweed collection.

    Crofting is integral to the landscape, cultural heritage and social economy of the Shetland Islands. It bonds people and places in a unique way, preserving livelihoods and age old traditions.

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  • SHEEPISH ARAN

    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    SHEEPISH ARAN

    £18.50

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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    SHEEPISH ARAN

    £18.50

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Sheepish Aran is a delicious Aran weight and oh so soft. Made from the fleece of British Bluefaced Leicester sheep, this yarn is 100% British. 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 Sheepish DK for colourwork, a cardigan, blanket, shawl or hat, this yarn is sure to impress!

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/166metres/182yards
    • 100% British Bluefaced Leicester
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended needles: 5.0mm
    • Tension: 18sts x 24rows = 10cm
    • 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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  • BLUEFACED LEICESTER ARAN

    West Yorkshire Spinners

    BLUEFACED LEICESTER ARAN

    £7.50

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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    BLUEFACED LEICESTER ARAN

    £7.50

    Wool from the Bluefaced Leicester sheep is remarkably soft and sheepy. This single breed undyed wool is dripping in natural beauty and makes for wonderful sweaters, hats, mitts, blankets, shawls and more!

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

    • 100grams/166metres/182yards
    • 100% British Bluefaced Leicester
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended needles: 5.0mm
    • Tension: 18 stitches x 24 rows = 10cm
    • Care: Hand wash in cool and lay flat to dry
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  • Super Sheep Aran

    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    Super Sheep Aran

    £18.50

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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    Super Sheep Aran

    £18.50

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Super Sheep Aran is a super lofty, bouncy and cuddle-worthy Aran weight friend. The British Bluefaced Leicester has a lovely bounce and is oh so soft. Super Sheep is super suitable for garments, kid’s knits, blankets, cosy shawls and hats.

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

    • 100grams/166metres/182yards
    • 100% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended needles: 5.0mm
    • Tension: 18sts x 24rows = 10cm
    • 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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  • Masham Mayhem Aran

    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    Masham Mayhem Aran

    £22.00

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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    Masham Mayhem Aran

    £22.00

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Masham Mayhem Aran is an incredibly lofty and bouncy double knitting 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/160metres/175yards
    • 75% British Bluefaced Leicester, 25% British Masham
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended needles: 5.0mm
    • 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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  • AIRE VALLEY ARAN

    West Yorkshire Spinners

    AIRE VALLEY ARAN

    £5.00

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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    AIRE VALLEY ARAN

    £5.00

    Aire Valley Aran is a wool rich blend of excellent value. This machine-washable British made yarn is perfect for kids knits, blankets, cosy socks and more.

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

    • 100grams/200metres/219yards
    • 75% Superwash British Wool, 25% Nylon
    • Weight: Technically an Aran weight, but I find that is works best as a worsted weight
    • Recommended needles: 5.0mm
    • Tension: 18 stitches x 24 rows = 10cm on 5.0mm needles
    • Care: Machine Wash 40° and lay flat to dry
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