The Fifth Element – Chimera – Bluefaced Leicester 4 Ply 50g

GBP £14.00

18 in stock

(6 customer reviews)

Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester

Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 195m / 50g

Fibre: Sourced in the UK
Processing: Spun and dyed in the UK
Recommended needle & hook size: 2mm – 3.75mm (always check the pattern)

18 in stock

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Description

Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester

Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 195m / 50g

Fibre: Sourced in the UK
Processing: Spun and dyed in the UK
Recommended needle & hook size: 2mm – 3.75mm (always check the pattern)
Description:
This is a magical hand-dyed marl entirely unique to RiverKnits! It is a smooth, worsted-spun 2-fold yarn with a lot of lustre and amazing softness. The Bluefaced Leicester breed produces wool that is strong and next-to-skin soft, making it ideal for a wide range of projects. This yarn will work fantastically in statement shawls, hats, mittens, and jumpers. The multi-coloured marl will add a lot of fun and colour to your creations. We recommend combining skeins with each other or with a solid in stripes, or mosaic and stranded colourwork for some wonderful effects.
Please remember that this yarn is not superwash wool, so it has the potential to felt. See below for care instructions.
We hand dye all our yarn in our studio in the Royal Ordnance Depot, Weedon, by the Grand Union Canal. Our yarn has been hand dyed in small batches, and the colour consistency between batches is very good but can’t be guaranteed, so we recommend that you buy enough skeins for your project. If your project uses more than one skein, we also recommend that you alternate / stripe the skeins throughout.
Caring for your yarn:
When it comes to blocking or washing your project, use lukewarm water with your favourite wool wash, and lay flat to dry. Do not machine wash or tumble dry this yarn. We take great care to thoroughly set the dye and rinse the yarn afterwards, but differing water temperatures and chemicals can cause some dye to bleed. If you’re using it in a multicoloured project, we recommend washing a swatch first to test for colour-fastness.

Additional information

Weight 50 g

6 reviews for The Fifth Element – Chimera – Bluefaced Leicester 4 Ply 50g

  1. vivian v. (verified owner)

    estoy esperando por mas! es exquisita ! me encantó !

  2. Lesley Shaw (verified owner)

    Soft and vibrant skein. Winds easily and sits well in the hand without pilling

  3. pam m. (verified owner)

    beautiful yarn. These colours are beautiful . The yarn is lovely and soft

  4. Susan F. (verified owner)

  5. Wendy Hassam (verified owner)

    Beautiful! A mix of fabulous colours and so soft & bouncy. Thanks so much & I’ll be ordering again soon.

  6. Jane T. (verified owner)

    Feels amazing and it’s a really uplifting colour mix

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