Kelbourne Woolens Scout
100% Merino and Highland wool
Length: 250mWeight: 100g
Kelbourne Woolens Scout is a classic, strong, versatile, heathered worsted weight 100% wool yarn designed with classic knitting and crochet in mind.
Kelbourne Woolens Scout is a classic, strong, versatile, heathered 100% wool yarn. Designed with classic knitting and crochet in mind, Scout is unfussy, beautiful, high-quality, and comes in a gorgeous colour palette. Our staff member Penny describes this as a 'perfect yarn'! Soft yet with a firm structure.
Scout uses a blend of a fine Merino and Highland wool to create a yarn that is lightweight and durable, while still soft to the touch. Peruvian Highland wool is a Merino x Corriedale cross, which produces a soft fibre with a lot of crimp, and a dry hand. The Highland sheep is bred to be large and sturdy, and is able to live at high altitudes. The fleece has a micron count of between 24.5mic to 28.5 microns, so it's coarser than the merino but provides greater strength and, more importantly, durability.
- DK/8ply to light worsted weight, heathered and plied
- 100% Merino and Highland wool
- 250 m / 274 yds per 100g skein
- Gauge: 20-22 sts to 10 cm (4")
- Needles: 3.75-4.5 mm (US 5-7)
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