Indian Summer – Bluefaced Leicester, Shetland & Alpaca DK
Indian Summer is a hand-dyed 100g skein of DK yarn. It is a variegated yarn dyed mainly pink, purple and blue.
The base yarn is a blend of non-superwash 40% British Bluefaced Leicester, 40% British Shetland and 20% UK Alpaca. It was prepared and spun in Yorkshire and dyed in Dorset. The yarn is naturally grey in colour giving any colour dyed over it a wonderful depth. The three fibres used to create this blend combine to make a yarn with some wonderful characteristics. The BFL adds a slight lustre and bulk, the Alpaca adds to this while also providing some drape. Finally, the Shetland wool adds a slight crisp woolliness and structure to the mix.
I would recommend this yarn for all sorts of projects including garments and accessories. It has fantastic stitch definition with a little halo.
Each DK 100g skein is approximately 230m in length.
The yarn has not been superwash treated so requires gentle hand washing unless you intend for it to felt. Due to the dyeing process no two skeins are identical.
Please note that colours may vary on different monitors and devices so the shade may not be identical to what you see on your screen.