Natural White Ryeland/Jacob Blend Double Knitting (c.50g)
A medium-soft woollen spun yarn that is strong and hard-wearing. It can be used to knit outwear and accessories and has great definition for textured knitting patterns and cables.
c.50g (1.75oz) approximately 83 meters (91 yards) long.
Needle sizes 4 - 5mm, UK 8 - 6, US 6 - 8
Cool hand wash only. Dry flat.
This yarn is 20% Ryeland and 80% Jacob wool. It is quite thickly spun, so on the thicker end of the DK spectrum.
The Jacob wool used for this yarn comes from Shutecombe Farm's Pedigree Jacob sheep in Bere Ferrers - approximately 3 miles from Dartmoor National Park. The Ryeland is from a smallerholding based at Walkhampton on the National Park.