Great Southern Yarn Elizabeth Macarthur Merino Single Spun Fingering
Length: 410mWeight: 100g
Made from 100% Australian SRS merino wool, this plump, squishy single spun yarn is the perfect fingering/4ply for making gorgeous knitted and crocheted shawls and other accessories. Delicate and super-soft, this yarn is a delight to work with and wear.
Great Southern Yarn Elizabeth Macarthur Merino Single Spun Fingering weight yarn is made from 100% Australian SRS (soft rolling skin) merino wool. SRS merino sheep have softer, thinner skin and shorter tails than regular merinos, which means that mulesing and tail docking are not necessary in this breed. A further benefit is that the sheep are easier to shear, and the wool is also very fine quality with long fibres that are beautifully crimped. All this reduces stress for the animals and reduces costs for farmers.
This plump, squishy single ply yarn will work beautifully into the softest of shawls and other accessories.
- 100% SRS single ply merino wool
- 4ply / fingering weight
- 410m / 448yd per 100g skein
- Gauge: 28 stitches per 10cm
- Needle size: 3.25mm / US 3 / UK 10
- Hook size: 3mm-4.5 mm US D/3 UK 7
- Care: Hand wash cold, lay flat to dry. Do not tumble dry.
Pure Australian wool
The wool used by Great Southern Yarn is single-origin sourced from Mount Bodangora Merino, a sixth-generation merino stud committed to an ethical and sustainable approach to animal welfare. All the sheep from this farm are non-mulesed. Mount Bodangora is part of the ‘SustainaWOOL’ integrity scheme, an accreditation program run by Italian woollen mills to ensure a high standard of care for the sheep and their environment. Mount Bodangora run a mob of sheep especially for Great Southern Yarn to supply them a longer length fleece of around 100mm or four inches to create the best of yarns.
Great Southern Yarn skeins come in an extensive range of natural and hand-dyed colours. The Art Range is inspired by Australian female artists and their paintings, and the Snowy Mountains Series represents a colour range in a cooler palette inspired by the Snowy Mountains region in south-east Australia. Both ranges include painterly variegated, and subtle tonal colourways.
|Brand||Great Southern Yarn|
|Shipping Dimensions||W0.080m H0.080m L0.250m|
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