This beautiful 5-ply Guernsey yarn consists of 100% Pure New Wool and is produced by Frangipani. It is traditionally used on small needles to create Guernsey (gansey) or Fisherman's jumpers. As it is available in 26 colours, it can be used for fair isle designs.
|Fibre Content||100% pure wool
|Weight||500g of 5-ply yarn
|Length|| c.1200 yards or 1097 metres
|Tension||32 stitches and 36 rows for a 10cm square|
|Suggested needle size||2.5mm
|Care instructions|| Hand wash and rinse in warm water. Short spin, dry flat away from sun and direct heat, steam press.
There yarn can be used to create a traditional Guernsey jumper (a gansey) , hats, mittens, gloves, sock yarns and even phone covers. Liz Lovick has a number of patterns on her site Northern Lace which use this yarn and there are some beautiful patterns on Ravelry.
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