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Bay of Islands Bluey Green 8 Ply
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Perendale Knitting Yarn (Double Knitting/8 Ply Weight), Wool For Knitting
DescriptionThis 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.
The Bay of Islands in Northland, New Zealand was the one of the first areas to be settled by Europeans. With its sub-tropical climate, many islands and expanses of bluey green water it is a popular fishing, sailing and holiday destination.
This yarn is a 8 Ply / Double Knitting (DK) Weight but is also available in 4 Ply / Sport Knitting Weight. Find the 4 ply here
|Yarn Weight:||8 Ply / Double Knitting (DK) Weight|
|Texture:||Woollen Spun – Four Strands|
|Fibre:||100% New Zealand Perendale Wool from Te Toko Station (Hard Wearing)|
|Ball Weight:||50 grams / 1¾ ounces|
|Length:||110 metres / 120 yards approx|
|Knitting Tension:||21 to 24 stitches per 10cm / 4”|
|Needle Size:||3.75 to 4.5 mm needles / US 5 to 7|
|Crochet Tension:||12 to 17 stitches to 10cm / 4” in single crochet|
|Hook Size:||4.5 to 5.5 mm / US 7 to I-9|
|Care:||Shrink resist treated.
Gentle Machine Wash with liquid wool wash.
|Feel:||Stronger wool – durable/hardwearing|
|Perfect for:||Outer wear, socks, Fair Isle, teapot cosies, cushions, afghans, throws, blankets, dog coats.|