Norfolk Horn 4-ply yarn

£8.00

Yarn details:

norfolk horn yarn 4-ply

100% pure wool

natural

4-ply (fingering weight)

50 g skein

approx 170m /185 yd

Tension guide: 28 stitches 42 rows to 10cm on 3mm needles

Cold hand wash only dry flat

15 in stock

Description

Norfolk Horn 4-ply yarn made from pure norfolk wool.

Our Norfolk Horn 4-ply yarn is produced in small batches once a year.  Each year will be different.  Which makes it extremely rare and limited edition. When its gone its gone!  This is our second edition yarn produced from the clip in 2018.

Squishy, sheepy, bouncy and soft. The colour is of pale oatmeal peppered with chocolatey flecks that is a signature of the Norfolk Horn. Woollen spun with a soft handle the yarn produces a knitted fabric with bounce and good memory.  The yarn retains a soft pearlescence typical of the Norfolk Horn giving it a subtle glow and a good stitched definition in plain, cabled and eyelet lace knitting.

The fleece for our limited edition 100% Norfolk Horn yarn is sourced from small flocks in Norfolk.  The fleece for the second edition 2017 came from Elsing Orchard Flock,  Gressenhall Farm and Workhouse Museum of Rural Life, and The Narborough Flock

We carefully selected the best fleece.  This was spun in Yorkshire to this beautiful woollen spun yarn.

you can find out more about the project here

Additional information

Weight 50 g

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