This wool is 100% Perendale Lamb's Wool from Te Toko Station in the North Island of New Zealand.
It is 31 Micron - which is ideal for outer garments, cushions, blankets and afghans which need to be harder wearing.
The woollen spinning provides a yarn with a lot of loft to trap air for extra warmth.
The wool has been eco-friendly shrink resist treated - so you can be sure your special project is not going to decrease in size.
Lake Ruataniwha is a stunningly blue lake in the McKenzie Country of the South Island of New Zealand fed by mountain glaciers. It is named after a nearby sheep station and was formed as part a hydro electricity scheme - being completed in 1981. It is also the home of a world class rowing venue.
This yarn is a 8 Ply / Double Knitting (DK) Weight but is also available in 4 Ply / Sport Knitting Weight. Find the4 ply here
8 Ply / Double Knitting (DK) Weight
Woollen Spun – Four Strands
100% New Zealand Perendale Wool from Te Toko Station (Hard Wearing)
50 grams / 1¾ ounces
110 metres / 120 yards approx
21 to 24 stitches per 10cm / 4”
3.75 to 4.5 mm needles / US 5 to 7
12 to 17 stitches to 10cm / 4” in single crochet
4.5 to 5.5 mm / US 7 to I-9
Shrink resist treated.
Gentle Machine Wash with liquid wool wash.
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Briar Patch New Zealand Limited Te Toko Station
2879 Hauturu Road,
Waikato, New Zealand