Granny l’originale – (discontinued)

5.90 4.43

13 in stock


Brand: L’Echappée Laine

Product name: L’Originale

Composition:100% Plied wool  (France)

Category: Worsted / 10 ply

Length: 100 m (109 yrds)

Unit weight: 50 g

Needles: 4.5 – 5mm / US 7-8

Washing guide:  Hand wash separately in cool water, dry flat.

Gauge: 18-20 sts = 10cm ( 5mm )

Gauge after washing: 10 x 10 cm in stocking stitch :

4,5 mm : 20 sts   X  28 rows

5 mm :  18,5 sts  X 26,5 rows

8 mm, double stranded : 12,5 sts X 19 rows



Spun from 100% virgin wool from the French Alps and Pyrenees, this yarn is light, airy, full of character and rustic charm, and each 50g ball costs 5.90€ making it one of the best value for money yarns around.

L’Originale (formally called ‘Shetland’is a worsted weight/ 5mm,  great for knitting sweaters, accessories, cables and stranded colour work. Though this is not a butter soft knitting yarn, it has a crisp feel which softens with handling and wear, and will last a long time..

We also have a few of Sandra’s patterns available to buy in print – these patterns are ALL in French language only!


Bonnet Galway  ( 2 x 50g )

Col Corinthe ( 360m / 4 x 50g )
Bonnet et Mitaines ‘Genève’ ( 150m / 2 x 50g )
You can also find patterns for this yarn on, here are some examples:

Additional information

Weight 68 g