Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland

Product:  Merino Sport (plied)

Category: Sport weight /5 ply

Composition: 80% Merino Superwash 20% nylon

Length: 300m

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.


Product description:

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.


                               ‘Muir ‘ on merino singles, merino sport, sock sport and merino DK


Additional information

Weight 128 g