Brand: Olann Hand-Dyed in Ireland

Product:  Merino DK

Category: DK /8 ply

Composition: 100% Merino Superwash plied

Length: 225 m

Unit weight: 100 g

Gauge: 22 sts = 10cm on 4mm stocking stitch

Needles: 3.75 – 4 mm

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 – DK is a great all rounder for warmer knits.

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.


Product description:

Olann yarns are expertly hand-dyed in small batches in Ireland by Jess Kavanaugh. Merino DK is a soft spongey DK merino with a gentle twist. Her stunning  colorways are sure to win you over!

                             ‘ VEIL’  on merino sport, single merino, kidsilk, sock sport and merino DK





Additional information

Weight 128 g