Soft Touch Ultra Solid Colors from Shelridge Yarns

Soft Touch Ultra Solid Colors

from Shelridge Yarns
Fingering (14 wpi) ?
185 yards
(169 meters)
50 grams
(1.76 ounces)
28.0 to 30.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 0 - 2½ or 2 - 3mm
100% Wool - Merino
plied
yes
Care: Superwash
Color: Semi-solid
Dye: Hand dyed
Put up: Winding required

Soft Touch Ultra is our very popular, 3-ply fingering weight yarn. Spun from very fine Merino fibre, it is a nice combination of soft and smooth, but also strong so it wears well and resists pilling. The superwash fibre makes it very practical for socks, mittens and other garments that you wear regularly.

Hand-dyed in over 50 near-solid colours; this is the identical range of colours as our DKW 4-ply knitting yarn. Both fingering and DK yarns are wonderful for fair isle and other colourwork designs.

We also produce handpainted, multi-colour creations.

Ultra Fingering Yarn Specifications

  • 50 g Skeins – Approximately 185 yds per skein
  • 3-Ply Yarn
  • 100% Merino Wool
  • Superwash fibre - we recommend gentle machine wash in cold water; lay flat to dry
  • Stocking Stitch Gauge – 28 Stitches = 10 cm/4 inches using 3 mm/US3 needles

Recommended Uses

  • Ideal for fine scarves and shawls
  • Its tight twist resists wear in socks – knitting in some nylon thread or using our wool/nylon Heather yarn in the high-wear areas (heels, toes) will increase wear even further
  • Excellent for finely detailed vests, cardigans and sweaters

editor’s note: the Leftie Sets were merged into this entry in November 2017

popular colorways

401 Cornflower

23 stashed

22 projects

9600 Evergreen

23 stashed

15 projects

Aubergine

14 stashed

15 projects

Azure

25 stashed

18 projects

Black

43 stashed

36 projects

Brown

22 stashed

21 projects

Cardinal

37 stashed

15 projects

Carribean Waters

13 stashed

12 projects

Clover Flower

21 stashed

14 projects

Ecru

24 stashed

14 projects

Forest

23 stashed

21 projects

Goldenrod

16 stashed

11 projects

Green Apple

52 stashed

29 projects

Ice Blue

12 stashed

12 projects

Iris

39 stashed

14 projects

Lilac

17 stashed

15 projects

Mint

12 stashed

12 projects

Moss

14 stashed

15 projects

Natural

44 stashed

41 projects

Natural White

25 stashed

20 projects

Navy

36 stashed

23 projects

Nutmeg

14 stashed

12 projects

Peacock

43 stashed

22 projects

Plum

45 stashed

24 projects

Pumpkin

26 stashed

22 projects

Pussywillow

18 stashed

17 projects

Raspberry

39 stashed

29 projects

Robin S Egg

28 stashed

15 projects

Sage

13 stashed

9 projects

Storm

29 stashed

18 projects

Thistleflower

22 stashed

13 projects

Bubble Gum

14 stashed

9 projects