Milburn DK™ British Bluefaced Leicester/Silk in Damson; 50g ball

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Milburn DK™ British Bluefaced Leicester/Silk in Damson; 50g ball

This colour has been discontinued and will not be restocked once stock runs out. 

Soft and drapey British Bluefaced Leicester wool blended with silk in shade Damson, a rich and sophisticated, muted purple. This yarn comes in balls meaning you can cast on immediately!

Damson can be used as a close alternative for hand-dyed colourways Salvia, Buddleja and Damson.

This yarn is so light to wear, and yet lovely and warm and hardwearing, with gorgeous, rich depth of colour and a beautiful sheen from the silk. It's great for a really wide range of projects, and being machine washable makes it a bit more practical. 

Yarn info:
85% British Bluefaced Leicester, 15% Mulberry Silk
50g balls
3.5 - 4.5mm needles (US 4 - 7)
3.5 - 5.5mm hook (US E-4 to I-9)
12 WPI
Machine washable on a gentle/wool cycle
Lay flat to dry

We recommend that if you are planning to use a dark colour with a pale colour to make a swatch with them both and wash it to make sure no colour contamination occurs before starting your project. Hot water in particular can make colours run; if in doubt use cool water and no soap/detergent.