West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland Tweed Melby 551
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West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland Tweed
The Croft is a faboulous aran wool, produced from 100% Shetland Island Wool.
A collaboration between WYS and Jamieson & Smith of Shetland that is truely magnificent.
The high levels of crimp and wave in the fleece make it ideal for a hand knitting yarn. The Croft has a soft and silky handle that retains a lot of durability particularly suited to WYS's tweed collections.
Crofting is integral to the landscape, cultural heritage and social economy of the Shetland Islands. It bonds people and places in a unique way, preserving livelihoods and age old traditions.
Yarn Weight Aran
Ball Weight 100g
Length 166 metres / 182 yards
Needle Size 5mm
Blend 100% Wool
Tension 18 stitches and 24 rows for a 10x10cm tension square using 4mm needles
Machine Wash 30°
Reshape whilst damp
Do not Tumble Dry