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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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4ply 100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool Yarn 100gm Hank

4ply 100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool Yarn 100gm Hank

Ref: BFLH40925S


Composition: 100% British Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Lustre Wool (26 Microns)
Metric Count: 4/16 Nm
Yarn Weight: Sock/Fingering Weight, 4 ply construction
Meterage: Approx 400m (437 yards) per 100gm hank
Origin: Great Britain


Description
BFL fibre is fine, silky, lustrous and strong - an incredibly versatile fibre.
Our BFL yarns are naturally soft but they are also good for items that are subject to wear such as socks, mittens, sweaters and hats. They drape well without heaviness due to the natural crimp of the fibre and, with long staple fibres, these yarns are less prone to pilling than many wools. Because of the natural lustre of the fibre, the yarns dye exceptionally well to produce clear, gleaming colours. The lustre also emphasises the shape of stitches so is ideal for textured stitches and cables.
At 25-26 microns, the fibres are less fine than merino but the BFL fibres have large, smooth scales on their surface so they feel smoother and have a characteristic pearly sheen to them. BFL yarns are a great introduction to the diverse world of British wool breeds and ideal for those looking to expand beyond merino wool.
With its 4 plies, high twist and natural strength, this yarn is suitable for socks when knitted at a tight gauge. A great no nylon sock yarn alternative.

1 x 100gm hank = 100gms Total

Suggested Needle/Hook Sizes and Gauge:
Needle Size: 2.5 - 4mm (US 1.5 - 6) needles 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.



Price: 10.45


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