Romney/Mohair

  • The long fibers of both Romney and mohair give this single surprizing strength. Available in a heathered gray or a viriegated natural white to natural gray with long runs of color. Some of each base dyed with natural dyes. The tightish spin gives weaving and knitting or crochet projects a little "homespun" texture. The color interest from the color shifts show best in light colors. Compatible with the North Country Cheviot/Romney yarn.
  • design: single, woolen spun; beautiful heathered color and gray to white transitions created during spinning.
    size: fingering weight, 25 wpi 1575 yds per pound
    suggested needles: 2 to 3, or larger (US)
    length:
    approximately 265 yards/242 meters weight: 2.5 oz./ 70 grams
    gauge: 6.6 sts. per inch on size 3 (US)
    care: yarn is pre-washed. hand wash warm with low agitation, lay flat to dry or can be dry cleaned.
  • fiber source: hand selected fleeces from Weather Lea Farm, Solitude and Day Spring in Loudoun County, Virginia and Rockbridge Farm in Pennsylvania
    fiber content: 95% Romney wool, 5% mohair
    Romney is a longwool breed originally from the RomneyMarsh area of southeast England. on the softer end of the Longwool spectrum, it still has excellent strength, shine and drape. The fleece for our yarn comes from both white and natural colored sheep.

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