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A C Wood (Speciality Fibres) Ltd 15 Bradford Business Park, Kings Gate, Bradford, BD1 4SJ, United Kingdom.

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Fingering Weight Tweed 75% Superwash Extrafine (19.5 micron) Merino 15% nylon and 10% Nep 5 x 100g pack

 Fingering Weight Tweed 75% Superwash Extrafine (19.5 micron) Merino 15% nylon and 10% Nep 5 x 100g pack


Composition: 75% Superwash Merino (19.5 Microns) 15% Nylon 10% Nep Yarn
Metric Count: 4/16Nm
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering weight, 4 ply construction
Meterage: Approx. 400m (437 yards) per 100g hank
Origin: Merino - South Africa


A tweedy version of our best-selling merino/nylon yarns. Subtle black, caramel and cream flecks (neps) have been spun into our usual MERNY blend to produce a textured, tweed-like yarn. When dyed, the viscose neps resist the dye and remain their original colour. When worked up into a project, the yarn produces a rustic look due to the speckles of neutral colours provided by the tweedy neps.

We have included nylon with the neps so that the yarn is as versatile and durable as our merino/nylon blends. It can be used for sweaters, scarves, shawls as well as more hard wearing items such as socks and gloves.

The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

5 x 100gm hanks = 500gms total

Suggested Needle/Hook Sizes and Gauge:
Needle Size: 2.5 - 4mm (US 1.5 - 6) needle and C-G hook
Gauge (stocking stitch): 28sts x 36 rows over 10cm/4 inches on 3.25mm (US 3) needles

Care Instructions:
Hand wash using a wool detergent, ideally below 30°C, avoid wringing and twisting. Dry flat out of direct sunlight, do not spin or tumble dry.

The wool used in this yarn is ethically produced from sheep that have NOT been mulesed.

Price: 39.55

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