Product: Merino Sport
Category: Sport /5 ply
Composition: 100% Merino wool
Length: 300 m /328 yds
Unit weight: 100 g
Gauge: 18 – 22 sts = 10cm
Needles: 3.5 – 4.5mm
Washing guide: Gentle hand wash recommended, dry flat.
As with all hand dyed yarns some highly saturated colours may bleed so add a little white vinegar to your first wash to set the colour. Take care when choosing your colours for a project. Bear in mind that if you choose a pale colour and also a bright red that bleeding may occur!
Kaleidoscope’s rating = KKKKK
Skin softness : 5 /5 – merino wool is one of the most comfortable.
Colour palette: 5 /5 – fabulous hand-dyed colours.
Pattern usage : 4 /5 – Sport is becoming more popular.
Value for money: 4 /5 – most hand-dyed yarns are around this price.
Wear and tear: 4 /5 – Good if you hand wash and treat with care.
LITLG yarns are expertly hand-dyed in small batches in Ireland by Caroline and her husband. Sturdy and textural stitches with good fabric structure, this sport weight yarn is perfect for all of your shawl and lightweight garment needs. LITLG colorways are inspired by nature, well chosen these stunning shades are sure to please everyone.
(The photos of each color are representative of the colorway, but on different monitors the colour can vary slightly.)