Excelana 4 ply Wool from Susan Crawford Vintage

Excelana 4 ply Wool

from Susan Crawford Vintage
Fingering (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
50% Wool - Bluefaced Leicester (BFL)
50% Wool - Exmoor Horn
plied
yes
Drafting method: Worsted spun
Dye: Machine dyed
Put up: Winding required
Dyed: United Kingdom
Milled: United Kingdom
Scoured: United Kingdom
Source of fiber: United Kingdom

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

A true Artisan yarn, it is grown, sheared, spun, dyed and dinished in Britain. It is a soft yet strong, worsted spun available in 50g skeins. The yarn is particularly well-suited to colour work, lace and cables as well as stocking stitch patterns.

This fingering weight yarn is available in a choice of 20 colours all carefully created by Susan to replicate vintage colours and to blend harmoniously together,

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

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

Composition: 100% British wool

popular colorways

Agapanthus

7 stashed

5 projects

Alabaster

68 stashed

64 projects

Charcoal

9 stashed

4 projects

Coral Lombard

5 stashed

6 projects

Cornflower

15 stashed

24 projects

Cornflower Blue

66 stashed

51 projects

Cream

5 stashed

3 projects

Damson Wine

20 stashed

17 projects

Dark As Night

5 stashed

6 projects

Dark Mandarin

26 stashed

17 projects

English Mustard

7 stashed

2 projects

French Rose

33 stashed

44 projects

Himalayan Blue

15 stashed

10 projects

Icelandic Moss

5 stashed

5 projects

Land Army Green

26 stashed

12 projects

Limestone

8 stashed

2 projects

Natural Alabaster

14 stashed

10 projects

Nile Green

64 stashed

58 projects

Persian Gray

12 stashed

17 projects

Persian Grey

50 stashed

55 projects

Powdered Egg

63 stashed

55 projects

Ruby

5 stashed

7 projects

Ruby Red

86 stashed

61 projects

Saharan Sand

24 stashed

13 projects

Sh Persian Grey

8 stashed

1 project

Sheffield Steel

24 stashed

10 projects

Siren

12 stashed

6 projects

Sweet Chestnut

15 stashed

9 projects