british sock 4 ply

This yarn is 100% authentically British. Its made using wool from sheep on the British mainland and spun in the UK so has a low carbon footprint. It has a standard construction of 4/16nm with 400m (437 yds) per 100g. Made with 75% Superwashed British wool and 25% Nylon, the wool fibres have been specially treated before being spun to enable it to be machine washable, therefore will not ‘felt’ when washed. The wool is combined with a smaller percentage of nylon giving the knitted fabric extra durability and strength making it a hard wearing Hand Dyed Yarn.

MERINO NYLON 75/25

Superwash Sock has a standard construction of 4/16nm with 400m (437 yds) per 100g. Made with 75% Superwashed Merino wool and 25% Nylon, the merino fibres have been specially treated before being spun to enable it to be machine washable, therefore will not ‘felt’ when dyed or washed. The merino is combined with a smaller percentage of nylon giving the knitted fabric extra durability and strength making it harder wearing. The merino gives natural elasticity and we deliberately use 21 micron merino fibres which are not itchy or scratchy on the skin.  The yarn is perfect for socks but can equally can be knitted into scarves, shawls or even baby garments which will feel soft next to the skin due to the fine micron merino used.

MERINO SILK 50/50

Merino Silk 4 Ply is 4/17nm at 425m per 100g and a perfect blend of soft 21 micron merino wool and mulberry silk. Merino wool  has natural elasticity which helps a garment stretch yet return back to its original shape while also being warm and soft to touch. We have used 21 micron merino which is not itchy or scratchy next to the skin. The silk gives it a shiny smooth lustre that feels soft and luxurious to work with. With 425m (465 yds) per 100g there is that little bit extra per hank making the yarn go that little bit further. A beautiful quality Hand Dyed Yarn.​The merino is mulesing free and comes from South America and is 100% animal fibre.

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