Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland
Product: Merino DK (plied)
Category: DK light worsted /8 ply
Composition: 100% Merino Superwash
Length: 225 m
Unit weight: 100g
Gauge: 22 sts = 10cm on 4mm
Needles: 4 – 4.5 mm
Washing guide: Gentle hand wash or machine wash on wool cycle, 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 : 4 /5 – DK yarns are widely used in colder seasons.
Value for money: 4 /5 – most hand-dyed yarns are around this price.
Wear and tear: 4 /5 – Good – wash gently and treat with care.
Olann yarns are expertly hand-dyed in small batches in Ireland by Jess Kavanaugh. Merino DK is soft, gently plied yarn with a gentle twist, Spongey to touch, easy to knit and warm to wear! Olann’s stunning colorways are sure to win you over!
‘FIG’ on merino sport, kidsilk, merino DK, merino singles, & sock sport.