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BRITISH WOOL

  • MASHAM MAYHEM DK :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER & MASHAM
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    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Masham Mayhem DK 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/240metres/262yards
    • 75% British Bluefaced Leicester, 25% British Masham
    • Weight: Double Knitting
    • Recommended needles: 4.0mm
    • 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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  • THE CROFT - Shetland Tweed
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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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  • 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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  • EXQUISITE LACE
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    EXQUISITE LACE

    £14.00

    This beautiful lace weight yarn combines the finest wool from the Falklands along with the highest quality of silk available. The result is a beautiful yarn of the highest quality, at a very reasonable price point. This lovely lace is suitable for shawls, scarves, lightweight vest tops and floaty cardigans.

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

    • 100grams/800metres/875yards
    • 80% Falklands Wool, 20% Mulberry Silk
    • Weight: Lace
    • Recommended needles: 2.75mm
    • Tension: 32sts x 40rows = 10cm
    • Care: Hand wash in tepid water and lay flat to dry.
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  • BRIGANTIA LUXURY ARAN
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    Brigantia

    BRIGANTIA LUXURY ARAN

    £7.75

    Based in Hebden Bridge, this British company sure do make a nice solid Aran weight in a fantastic range of shades. This yarn is a great work horse yarn at an affordable price point. Whether you desire a sweater, blanket, a cosy shawl, or want to take up some fair isle; this yarn is very versatile. The array of colours is wonderful with some very wearable shades.

    Produced in Yorkshire, England.                               

    • 100grams/140metres/153yards
    • 100% Pure Wool
    • Weight: Aran
    • Recommended Needles: 5.0mm
    • Tension: 16 stitches x 23 rows = 10cm
    • Care: Hand wash in cool and lay flat to dry
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  • THE CROFT :: SHETLAND COLOURS ARAN
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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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  • SHEEPISH DK :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER
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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    SHEEPISH DK :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER

    £18.50

    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Sheepish DK is a delicious double knit 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/225metres/246yards
    • 100% British Bluefaced Leicester
    • Weight: Double Knitting
    • Recommended needles: 4.0mm
    • Tension: 22sts x 28rows = 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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  • SPLENDID LACE :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER & SILK
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    Ginger’s Hand Dyed Splendid Lace is a smooth 2-ply lace weight with a lovely shine and sheepiness. The drape and beautiful sheen of this yarn lends itself perfectly to shawls, scarves, lightweight vest tops and cardigans.

    Hand dyed in Edinburgh, Scotland.

      • 100grams/800metres/875yards
      • 55% British Bluefaced Leicester, 45% Silk
      • Weight: Lace/2ply
      • Needles: 2.0mm – 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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  • WENSLEYDALE GEMS COLLECTION
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    WENSLEYDALE GEMS COLLECTION

    £8.50

    The Wensleydale Gems Collection is a stunning range of double knit 100% Wensleydale Fleece in 20 striking shades; they gleam like precious stones.


    Wensleydale fleece is well known for its lustre and shine, and takes to colour brilliantly. With a bit of a halo, this yarn wears incredibly well, increasing in beauty and softness with wash & wear. 

     

    • 100grams/225metres/246yards
    • 100% British Wensleydale Wool
    • Weight: Double Knitting (DK)
    • Recommended Needles: 4.0mm
    • Tension: 22sts x 28rows = 10cm using 4.0mm needles
    • Care: Hand wash in cool and lay flat to dry

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

    This product carries the British Wool Marketing Board Platinum Award.

     

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  • SHEEPISH ARAN :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER
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    Ginger's Hand Dyed

    SHEEPISH ARAN :: BRITISH BLUEFACED LEICESTER

    £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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  • AIRE VALLEY DK
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    AIRE VALLEY DK

    £5.00

    Aire Valley DK is a double knit 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/230metres/252yards
    • 75% Superwash British Wool, 25% Nylon
    • Weight: Double Knitting
    • Recommended needles: 4.0mm
    • Tension: 22 stitches x 28 rows = 10cm
    • Care: Machine Wash 40° and lay flat to dry
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