Askham 4ply in Faded Bloom (Dyelot 181120)

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Askham 4ply in Faded Bloom (Dyelot 181120)

Hand dyed alpaca and silk 4ply yarn in colourway Faded Bloom - a muted, faded but fairly dark pink-red.

Askham 4ply is well known and loved as our mill dyed range that is no longer in production. As the stock comes to an end we have decided to try it as a hand dyed offering and see how you all like it! This yarn is soft, snuggly and luxurious making it ideal for a wide range of projects, and creates a fabric which is light and soft, yet warm and hardwearing too. It has drape, but is still perfectly usable for colourwork, hats, other accessories, garments, and more - it does make a really special cardigan or shawl though. Pair it with beads for something really amazing, or dress it down for a practical and warm item. It works either way! 

For pattern inspiration, check out our Askham 4ply patterns and projects blog post HERE.  

Yarn info:
70% baby alpaca, 30% mulberry silk
2.5 - 4mm needles
16 WPI
Handwash only

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).