Brand: baa ram ewe
Product: Dovestone natural Aran (UK)
Category: Aran 10 ply – ( 8 wpi) ?
Composition: British Wool – 50% Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) 25% Masham 25% Wensleydale
Length: 170 m (185 yrds)
Gauge: 18 sts = 10 cm st.st.
Needles size: 5 – 5.5 mm (US 7-8 )
Care: Handwash in cold water, dry flat.
Please note: This yarn is supplied in a skein which requires winding before use. Attempts to use this yarn without winding into a ball first, will result in tangles and knots.
Kaleidoscope rating = KKKK
Skin softness : 4 /5– some people could wear this against skin, it is pretty soft!
Colour palette: 4/5 – A well chosen heathery selection of wearable colours.
Pattern usage : 5/5 – Lots of patterns available for winter knits.
Value for money: 4/5 – A very fair price for a good quality yarn
Wear and tear: 4-5/5 We expect this to be similar to the dove stone DK which wears very well.
Dovestone Natural Aran is a wonderful blend of sumptuous Bluefaced Leicester with two Yorkshire sheep breeds, the Wensleydale and the Masham, and created a palette of five natural undyed shades carefully mixing lighter fibres with rarer dark fleeces of each breed. Perfect for warm, hardwearing sweaters and accessories yet keeping Dovestone’s wonderfully soft handle, the Dovestone Natural Aran range will be your go-to cosy yarn choice. Play about with gradients or colourwork with the tight palette of shades, or pick one and curl up to make your new favourite sweater.
You can find patterns for this yarn on Ravelry.com like the ones here below: