BFL / Masham 4ply 5-skein Fade Set: Rosé x Farmyard 250g (5 x 50g)

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5 skeins of light 4ply-weight Bluefaced Leicester and Masham wool yarn - 250g total, made up of 5 x 50g skeins:

  • 50% Bluefaced Leicester, 50% Masham
  • Non-superwash
  • Grown, spun, and hand-dyed in the UK
  • 4-ply-weight (Fingering weight / Yarn category 1 – Super Fine)
  • Recommended needle size: 2 mm - 3mm (US 0 – 3)
  • Worsted spun, 2-ply yarn
  • each 50g skein contains approx. 225m per 50g (246 yds per 1.76 oz)
  • All shades are dyed to create 5 shades of Rosé x Farmyard (salmon to salmon-tinged grey to dark brown)

A lovely, soft and subtle yarn set for a faded / ombre sweater, shawl, blanket, or other project!

Masham are hardy sheep with lustrous but slightly coarser wool, which blend beautifully with the better-known Bluefaced Leicester sheep’s wool to create this fine, soft yarn.  At a 450m per 100g meterage, it will create a lovely, light, drapey fabric. You could also hold the yarn double or strand it with some botanically dyed yarns to make the colours more subtle or muted.

    Care Instructions:

    In order to minimise environmental footprint and preserve wool's natural properties, the yarn has not been superwash treated. This does mean that you will need to soak and hand-wash (avoid animated rubbing) your finished project in cold or room temperature water and gentle pH-neutral soap. 

    Any Questions?

    Please contact me if you have any questions around this product. I can also take photos of different yarns or colours next to each other if that would be helpful.

    Happy crafting! I hope your project is a success and gets lots of use!