Keswick Fingering in Drystone Wall (Dyelot 150820)

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Keswick Fingering in Drystone Wall (Dyelot 150820)

Hand dyed fingering weight merino tweed yarn in colourway Dry Stone Wall - a monotone blend of greys for those who love grey but want a variegated skein.

Keswick Fingering is a base of soft superwash merino with neps blended in for a unique texture and colour effect. The neps appear throughout the skein as little pops of black, brown and cream. They are made of polyamide which doesn't take the dye, meaning every skein will have these multi-toned flecks. In lighter yarns the darkers neps are more prominent and in darker colours the lighter neps are more visible. They don't particularly interfere with the knitting or crochet experience, and with being so soft they blend in to the yarn, so you can't really feel them. The yarn is a high twist merino base so it is soft and smooth, but it's also firm when knitted or crocheted at a tighter tension, and lovely and drapey when the tension is more loose. It's a versatile base which works for garments, accessories, and socks amongst other things!

Although the merino in this yarn is superwash I would recommend handwashing finished items if possible.

85% Superwash Merino, 15% Donegal Nep
100g
400m/436yds
3 - 4mm needles
3 - 4mm hook
18 WPI
Handwash only and lay flat to dry

We recommend that you wash dark colours separately or wash a swatch before using dark and light colours together.

As with all hand dyed yarns, I would recommend that you use two skeins at a time, alternating from each one every couple of rows/rounds (unless it's a one-skein project).