DK Weight Handspun Yarn - IRIDESCENT WINGS - Handpainted Bluefaced Leicester wool, 257 yards, gift for knitter, weft yarn, hand spun

CA$71.68

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Item details

Handmade

Dimensions

Length: 257 Yards; Yarn weight: 3 DK & light worsted

Material

Primary fibre: Wool

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This beautiful colorway is the result of overdyeing a BFL Humbug blend (white and brown wool mixed together) with shades of green and blue. The colored base fiber allows for wonderful depth of shade, and dye colors appear saturated and delicious. With a skein of this squishy goodness, you could knit a lovely cowl, hat, or skinny scarf to accent your wardrobe. This would also make a beautiful weft yarn for your loom.

The Blue Faced Leicester is known for its exceptional fleece. BFL is classified as a longwool breed because of the way their locks of wool are formed. Its fleece is in high demand because of its “next to the skin” softness and lustrous shine. These qualities produce a yarn that has excellent drape, and is very soft and silky. Of the three types of Leicesters, the Blue Faced produces the finest fleece, with a micron count of 24-28.

This listing is for one skein of DK weight yarn, as shown.

257 yds
3.7 oz
12-14 wpi

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

This yarn will felt. If that is not your intention, please be sure to handwash 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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To view other BFL yarns, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlackSheepGoods/search?search_query=bluefaced+leicester&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search

For all yarns, click here: http://blacksheepgoods.etsy.com

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FREE SHIPPING in North America on all handspun yarn and wearables!
~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

This beautiful colorway is the result of overdyeing a BFL Humbug blend (white and brown wool mixed together) with shades of green and blue. The colored base fiber allows for wonderful depth of shade, and dye colors appear saturated and delicious. With a skein of this squishy goodness, you could knit a lovely cowl, hat, or skinny scarf to accent your wardrobe. This would also make a beautiful weft yarn for your loom.

The Blue Faced Leicester is known for its exceptional fleece. BFL is classified as a longwool breed because of the way their locks of wool are formed. Its fleece is in high demand because of its “next to the skin” softness and lustrous shine. These qualities produce a yarn that has excellent drape, and is very soft and silky. Of the three types of Leicesters, the Blue Faced produces the finest fleece, with a micron count of 24-28.

This listing is for one skein of DK weight yarn, as shown.

257 yds
3.7 oz
12-14 wpi

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

This yarn will felt. If that is not your intention, please be sure to handwash 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.

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~♦♦♦♦♦♦♦♦~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

To view other BFL yarns, click here: https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlackSheepGoods/search?search_query=bluefaced+leicester&order=date_desc&view_type=gallery&ref=shop_search

For all yarns, click here: http://blacksheepgoods.etsy.com

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Tammy McDow

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