Merino/Lincoln 4ply sock yarn 100g skeins
Yarn composition: Merino Wool 80% Lincoln wool 20%
Worsted spun yarn
Weight: 100g skein
Needle Size: 2.75-3.25mm
Tension: 28sts x 36rows per 10cm
Meterage: 400m per 100g
Gentle Hand Wash required as this yarn is not machine wash treated.
At a time when people want to get away from plastics (Nylon) and use natural products grown and made here in New Zealand, our blend of 20% Lincoln Strongwool with 80% of our soft Merino will fill the gap for 100% natural sock wool. With its high twist for extra strength this new yarn has been eagerly awaited!
The Lincoln sheep is one of the oldest known British longwool sheep breeds with a history going back hundreds of years. Lincoln sheep arrived in New Zealand in the 1840s. The wool they produce is long and strong with a beautiful lustre.