Keld Aran in Cottage Original (OOAK) 1908211424

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Keld Aran in Cottage Original (OOAK) 1908211424

Hand dyed superwash merino with linen aran weight yarn. This is a Cottage Original (one of a kind batch) which is a limited edition and so may or may not be repeated!

This is a beautiful yarn - it is next-to-skin soft as you might imagine from the extrafine merino; and the linen content adds a gorgeous visual interest. In darker colourways it is more visible as white-ish fibres which are spun in but also are present on the surface. The linen can't be felt so it doesn't take anything away from the softness of the wool. As well as being soft and fairly drapey, this yarn is quite sturdy too - knitted or crocheted at a medium to tighter gauge it has good structure. The stitch definition is great, and this yarn is an absolute joy to both work with and wear.

90% superwash extrafine merino, 10% linen
4.5 - 5.5mm (US 7 - 9) needles
4.5 - 5.5mm hook
10 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).