Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland
Product: Single merino
Category: Fingering /4 ply
Composition: 100% Merino wool single ply
Length: 366 m /400 yds
Unit weight: 100 g
Gauge: 26-28 sts = 10cm
Needles: 2.5 – 4mm (US 1-3)
Washing guide: Gentle hand wash recommended, 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 if you hand wash and treat with care.
Olann Singles are expertly hand-dyed in small batches in Ireland by Jess Kavanaugh. These shiny fingering weight single ply yarns are just the thing for all of your shawl and lightweight garment needs. Her stunning colorways are sure to win you over!
Olann Singles yarn was recently featured in Caitlin Hunter’s new sweater design, pattern available on Ravelry.com : Sunset Highway.