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Wool 4ply
Excelana
Fingering / 4 ply (14 wpi) ?
174 yards (159 meters)
50 grams (1.76 ounces)
26.0 to 28.0 sts = 4 inches
US 1 - 5 or 2.25 - 3.75mm
100% Wool
plied
yes

Our Exelana is a high quality 100% British yarn spun from our local North Devon sheep, the Exmoor Blueface (a cross of the Exmoor Horn and Bluefaced Leicester).

Available to purchase from John Arbon Textiles or Susan Crawford Vintage.

Excelana is a collaboration between Susan Crawford, renowned vintage knitwear designer and publisher, and Fibre Harvest, bringing you a traditional British vintage knitting yarn evoking the spirit of the 1950s. Excelana is fully pattern supported with exclusive vintage patterns by Susan Crawford.

Gauge: 26-28 stitches and 36 rows = 4” on 3 mm needle.

Machine washable at 30 degrees on wool/silk cycle (no spin).

Composition: 70% Exmoor Blueface, 30% British Bluefaced Leicester.

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