Romney is a lustrous Longwool and spinning it with a semi-worsted technique accentuates its shine and silkiness. Available in five natural sheep shades, hand dyed solid or handpainted colors on white or overdyed on light gray or gray base. A strong yarn that will give great stitch definition and drape beautifully. Perfect for jackets & sweaters, throws, hats, scarves, mittens etc.
yarn design: 2-ply, semi-worsted spun. Lustrous and silky
size: varies slightly between colors, aran weight, 9 wpi 488 to 600 yds per pound
suggested needles: 8 to 11 (US)
length: approximately 130 yards/121 meters
weight: varies slightly between colors, 4 to 5+ oz./ 113-141 grams
gauge: varies between colors, 4-4.2 sts. per inch on sizes 8-9 (US)
fiber care: Yarn is pre-washed. Hand wash warm with low agitation, lay flat to dry or can be dry cleaned.
Fiber farms: Weather Lea and Solitude in Loudoun County, Virginia.
Fiber content: 100% Romney wool.