Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland

Product:  Single merino

Category: Fingering /4 ply

Composition: 100% Merino wool single ply

Length: 366 m /400 yds

Unit weight: 100 g

Gauge: 26-28 sts = 10cm

Needles: 2.5 – 4mm (US 1-3)

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, we love them!

Pattern usage :  5 /5 – fingering wool is the most commonly used.

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.


Product description:

Olann Singles are expertly hand-dyed in small batches in Ireland by Jess KavanaughThese shiny fingering weight single ply yarns are just the thing for all of your shawl and lightweight garment needs. Her stunning  colorways are sure to win you over!

Olann Singles yarn was recently featured in Caitlin Hunter’s new sweater design, pattern available on :  Sunset Highway.


                   ‘DAUR ‘ on  single merino, merino DK, merino sport, and kidsilk.



Additional information

Weight 128 g