Two ply jumper weight, knits to 4ply weight.
100 per cent real shetland wool. 115m/125 yards per 25g ball. Needle size 3mm/3.5mm. Made in the UK. Handwashing is recommended for garments made in this wool, with blocking out to dry. Shetland wool is a natural and sustainable fibre, known for its fineness and warmth. The sheep graze on wild heather and seaweed, and is robust, warm and strong. The wool is bought from Shetland farmers and crofters from sheep raised only in Shetland. The 2 ply jumper weight has been available since the 1960s and comes in over 90 shades. Perfect for traditional Shetland knitwear and contemporary colourwork.