Shetland Supreme 1ply from Jamieson & Smith

Shetland Supreme 1ply

from 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

50 stashed

17 projects

Brown

12 stashed

4 projects

Cream

9 stashed

7 projects

Fawn

66 stashed

37 projects

Grey

72 stashed

24 projects

Moorit

46 stashed

12 projects

Natural

42 stashed

32 projects

Natural Black

5 stashed

9 projects

Natural Undyed White

28 stashed

26 projects

Natural White

72 stashed

32 projects

Optic White

40 stashed

35 projects

Shade Grey

5 stashed

3 projects

Shetland Black

11 stashed

6 projects

Shetland White

11 stashed

3 projects

White

72 stashed

38 projects

Gray

11 stashed

3 projects