Devonia DK from John Arbon Textiles

Devonia DK

from John Arbon Textiles
DK (11 wpi) ?
255 yards
(233 meters)
100 grams
(3.53 ounces)
22.0 sts
= 4 inches
50% Wool - Exmoor Horn
30% Wool - Bluefaced Leicester (BFL)
20% Wool - Wensleydale
plied
Care: Hand Wash
Color: Heathered, Solid color
Drafting method: Worsted spun
Dye: Fleece dyed, Machine dyed, Undyed
Ply: 3-ply
Put up: Winding required
Milled: England, Spun on our Devon Mill
Source of fiber: England, 100% Devon grown fibre

Devonia is one of our all time favourite bases. It is rather special to us as it is the first blend we created which was made exclusively using local West Country fibre, something we are now doing more and more of as we loves it! For Devonia we chose a beautiful blend of Exmoor Blueface, Bluefaced Leicester and Lustre breeds. The Exmoor Blueface is our local sheep and brings its wonderful springy nature, the Bluefaced Leicester lends its outstandingly soft handle and lustre to the yarn, whilst the lustre breeds (a combo of Wensleydale and Romney) add their qualities of beautiful golden sheen and fine drape.

Together they create a wonderfully drapey lustrous blend, with just a dash of woolly bounce. Whether you’re spinning your own, or working with our Mill spun, its a go-to fibre for any time you want a little swing, like shawls and drapey cardis.

Composition: 50% Exmoor Blueface / 30% Westcountry Bluefaced Leicester / 20% Westcountry Lustre Breeds

popular colorways

Amber Blaze

34 stashed

40 projects

Bleeding Heart

29 stashed

38 projects

Broken Flower

10 stashed

27 projects

Burnished Bronze

10 stashed

21 projects

Cinder Glow

45 stashed

51 projects

Dark Skies

16 stashed

33 projects

Devonia Cream

21 stashed

30 projects

Furbelows

3 stashed

9 projects

Ivy Leaf

22 stashed

29 projects

Midnight Glade

3 stashed

4 projects

Moon Bloom

3 stashed

5 projects

Nightshade

27 stashed

31 projects

Ocean Rain

30 stashed

35 projects

Pebble Brook

5 stashed

5 projects

Pollen Gold

52 stashed

74 projects

Sage Sprig

21 stashed

23 projects

Sandbar

22 stashed

24 projects

Snow Ash

22 stashed

40 projects