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Shiny New Yarn

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On Friday we drove over to Laxtons to pick up the latest yarn they’ve spun for us.

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about making the perfect sock yarn.

We picked up 30 odd kilos of yarn, saw the tops for the next custom spin (this one includes silk. It’s like a cloud. Only better.)

So Saturday saw me at the workshop eager to get some of this yarn into dye.

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It’s fair to say that I’m completely smitten.

The gleam and luster on this yarn is incredible – and while it’s going to wear beautifully as a sock yarn I’m already thinking that it’s going to make very beautiful shawls.

The yarn is a blend of 75% superwash BFL and 25% mohair. Both fibers come from UK flocks and are processed and spun In Yorkshire.

We’ll be adding this yarn to the shop on Thursday 8th February – make sure you don’t miss out on updates by signing up for our newsletter.

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