Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland
Product: Merino Sport (plied)
Category: Sport weight /5 ply
Composition: 80% Merino Superwash 20% nylon
Unit weight: 100g
Gauge: 20 – 24 sts = 10cm
Needles: 3.5- 4mm
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 – Sport weight yarns are becoming more widely used.
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 Merino Sport is basic sport weight 5 ply with a gentle twist and added nylon for wear and tear! Great for all socks, shawls accessories and garments.