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. Note that the picture shows a 500g cone to give an indication of the colour - the actual 100g cone is smaller.
|Fibre Content||100% Pure New British Wool
|Weight||100g of 5-ply yarn
|Length||c. 240 yards
|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.
Ganseys from Northern Lace Stornoway by Alice Starmore Seaworthy Guernsey Cap
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