Multi-skein Worsted weight Handspun Yarn - COWBOY BLUES - Handpainted Merino wool, 509 yards, gift for knitter, handspun weft yarn

Multi-skein Worsted weight Handspun Yarn - COWBOY BLUES - Handpainted Merino wool, 509 yards, gift for knitter, handspun weft yarn


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Item details



Length: 509 Yards; Yarn weight: 4 Worsted & Aran


Primary fibre: Wool

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This lovely 2 ply Merino yarn is the result of overdyeing a Merino Humbug blend (brown and white wool mixed together). The colored base fiber adds a wonderful depth of shade, and dye colors appear saturated and delicious. This particular batch has been hand dyed in shades of blue and brown, and would make a gorgeous squishy-soft cowl/hat set, or an infinity scarf -- a great idea for gift-giving!

Merino sheep are hardy and thrive in environments which are much too harsh for other domesticated sheep breeds. They are well suited to the high altitudes and mountainous landscapes of New Zealand’s South Island high country, where temperatures can range from 35°C in summer to -15°C in winter. Merino is a breed of sheep famous for its fine, soft wool, and is the "gold standard" to which all other fibers are compared.

This listing is for two skeins of Worsted weight yarn, as shown, measuring a total of 509 yards.

Skein #1
250 yds
4.0 oz
9-12 wpi

Skein #2
259 yards
4.1 oz
9-12 wpi

This yarn was spun on my Lendrum ST wheel in a smoke free, pet friendly environment.

This yarn will felt, so if that's not your intention, be sure to handwash your finished garment gently in cool water and lay flat to dry.

If you would like it in a center pull ball, please let me know during checkout.


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Estimated delivery: Jan 30 - Feb 18
From Canada
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