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Introducing Our Latest Yarn

The Knitting Goddess Blog

It seems a long time since Yarndale when I chatted to Lara at the Natural Fibre Company (part of Blacker Yarns) about spinning up a new yarn for us.

Lara spent a lot of time discussing different options with me.

The yarn had to be spun from fleece grown in the UK.

We also wanted something a bit different – a yarn with character rather than yet another generic merino blend.

What we really wanted for a yarn which would work beautifully for garments as well as accessories.

What we ended up with was even better than I’d hoped.

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Our new yarn is a blend of 85% UK Wensleydale and 15% UK Shetland.

Each 100 gram skein is approximately 400 meters long and will cost £18.50

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This is a yarn with masses of character. It’s been spun with a high twist, so it’s designed to wear well.

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My acid test…

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