Favourite Sock – pure merino 4 ply/sock superwash wool hand dyed yarn 100g – ‘Gloomy Peacock’

£20.00   / 100g skein

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Shade: Gloomy Peacock – variegated dusky purple, turquoise and greys (one-off batch)

About this yarn

  • 100% Merino superwash wool (non-mulesed)
  • Farmed in Argentina, spun in Peru
  • 100g, 365 meters (400 yards)
  • 4 ply / fingering / sock weight
  • 2.25 – 3.25mm needles recommended
  • Regular garments: 28 stitches over 10cm using 3.25mm needle. Socks: 32 stitches over 10cm (4 inches) using 2.5mm needle
  • Machine washable on wool programme at up to 40°C
Please note that ‘crocking’ may occur with this shade; this is when a small amount of dye can come off onto your hands. Please do not worry if this happens, crocking sometimes happens when blue pigments react with hand soaps or hand lotion. It does not mean that the dye is not properly fixed.

Favourite Sock is super-soft, yet hard-wearing enough to be used for socks. It has beautiful stitch definition and unparalleled 'smooshiness'. It's the perfect signature yarn to showcase our full palette of dye effects.

Not just for socks, it's perfect for any 4 ply/fingering weight wool project, especially baby clothes, gloves and lightweight sweaters, and being a superwash yarn, it's easy to care for too.

Our merino is farmed in Argentina and is guaranteed mulesing-free. Farmers are supported by the mill to raise their sheep under ethical farming practices. It is spun in Peru, where the fleece is first graded by highly-skilled workers to ensure consistent quality.