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Shetland 1.0 from Clara Yarn

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Shetland 1.0
Clara Yarn
DK (11 wpi) ?
300 yards
(274 meters)
92 grams
(3.25 ounces)
5.0 to 6.0 sts
= 1 inch
US 4 - 7 or 3.5 - 4.5mm
100% Wool - Shetland
  • Drafting method:
  • Woolen spun
  • Ply:
  • 2-ply
  • Source of fiber: United Kingdom
  • Scoured: United Kingdom
  • Milled: United States

A lofty woolen-spun two-ply yarn, Shetland 1.0 produces lovely fabric in a range of needle sizes and gauges between worsted, DK, and sport, making swatching essential.

Look for 5 to 6 sts per inch on US 4-7 (3.5-4.5mm) needles.

Skein weight: 92g (Actual weight varies between 92g and 99g)

Source: Wool from Shetland sheep raised on the Mendip Hills of Somerset, England. Fleeces were sorted by color and scoured at The Natural Fibre Company in Devon. Kindly stored at the Saco River Dyehouse in Biddeford, Maine. Fleeces blended into final colors; fibers picked, carded, spun, skeined, washed, and twisted at the historic Harrisville Designs mill in Harrisville, New Hampshire. Each skein was tagged and shipped to you from the Pepperell Mill Campus in Biddeford, Maine.

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