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.
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