Dk weight Handspun Yarn - SUNSHINE AND LOLLIPOPS - Handpainted 60/40 Polwarth /Silk, 297 yards, hand dyed, gift for knitter, weft yarn

Dk weight Handspun Yarn - SUNSHINE AND LOLLIPOPS - Handpainted 60/40 Polwarth /Silk, 297 yards, hand dyed, gift for knitter, weft yarn


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Length: 297 Yards; Yarn weight: 3 DK & light worsted


Primary fibre: Wool

Secondary fibre: Silk


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This gorgeous handspun yarn is dyed in a pallet of bright pink, orange and red, and has been chain plied to keep colors intact. Polwarth is a super soft and squishy yarn that's perfect for next-to-skin items, and the high silk content provides beautiful drape and luxurious softness. Great for weaving too!

Polwarth sheep are originally Australian and are named after Polwarth - a region near Colac in Victoria. Polwarth are a cross between the Merino and Lincoln breeds. At 23.5 microns, their fleece is super soft and the resulting yarn is full of bounce and very suitable for next to skin wear.

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

Blend contains:
60% Polwarth wool
40% Tussah silk

297 yds
4.0 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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Tammy McDow

Tammy McDow

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Marin Melchior 02 Jan, 2020

5 out of 5 stars
WOW, making a shawl fro a friend and it is SO beautiful....
I feel lucky to have this yarn!

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Seattle 16 Dec, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
Beautiful yarn. Will purchase again from this seller.

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Anne-Marie 14 Dec, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
Absolutely gorgeous. Such a treat to add a beautiful, and technically elevated yarn to my stash. Thank you !!

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Lucree 05 Oct, 2019

5 out of 5 stars
Beautiful yarn! The colors are exactly as shown. Nailed quickly with a little sample skein. Thank you!

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