Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland
Product: Sock Sport (plied)
Category: Fingering /4 ply
Composition: 100% Merino Superwash
Length: 365 m /400 yds
Unit weight: 100g
Gauge: 26-28 sts = 10cm
Needles: 2.5 – 3.5mm
Washing guide: Gentle hand washer 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 : 5 /5 – fingering wool is the most commonly 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 Sock Sport takes the dye so well you’ll love this high twist sock yarn. A basic fingering weight with good stitch definition. Great for all projects, shawls and lightweight garments etc.