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Shetland Supreme 1ply from Jamieson & Smith

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Shetland Supreme 1ply
Jamieson & Smith
Cobweb ?
439 yards
(401 meters)
25 grams
(0.88 ounces)
US 6/0 - 5 or 0.75 - 3.75mm
100% Wool - Shetland
singles
  • Care:
  • Hand Wash
  • Drafting method:
  • Worsted spun
  • Dye:
  • Undyed
  • Ply:
  • Single ply
  • Put up:
  • Mini skeins
  • Source of fiber: United Kingdom
    Shetland

Available in both 1 ply and 2 ply weights, this superb new yarn is a spun ‘Worsted’ type that features parallel threads giving it greater strength and a softer handling feel.

-description from the Jamieson and Smith site:

This yarn was developed with Shetland Museum and Archives as part of the Shetland Fine Lace Project. The yarn is worsted spun from the natural, undyed colours of pure bred Shetland Sheep to replicate the handspun yarns used in the finest Shetland lace items of the 1800s, such as Queen Victoria’s stockings and items displayed at world exhibitions.

The yarn has a distinct ‘Shetland Halo’ while knitting, which calms to a floating fairy-like haze after washing and finishing.

1 Ply: 100% Real Shetland Wool, 25g, 400m/436yards, 1/16nm, 40 sts & 50 rows = 10cm/4in on 2.5mm (US1) needles.

Available in 5 natural shades: white, fawn, moorit, grey and black

Yardage is not listed for the cones, but is 200g per 3500 yds./3150m.

Additional Gauge Information:
22-24 sts and 20-40 rows = 4 in (10 cm)

popular colorways

Black

30 stashed

22 projects

Brown

8 stashed

2 projects

Fawn

34 stashed

25 projects

Grey

37 stashed

22 projects

Moorit

20 stashed

8 projects

Natural

33 stashed

27 projects

Natural Black

3 stashed

6 projects

Natural Undyed White

16 stashed

9 projects

Natural White

37 stashed

33 projects

Optic White

12 stashed

15 projects

Shetland Black

7 stashed

5 projects

Shetland White

5 stashed

3 projects

White

40 stashed

40 projects

Cream

6 stashed

2 projects

Gray

9 stashed

8 projects