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Yarn Update – BFL/Masham Aran

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I’m happy to announce that for the latest yarn update, I’ve dyed some BFL/Masham Aran weight. The 4ply version of this 75% Bluefaced Leicester 25% Masham blend has always been fairly popular. The natural grey of the Masham combined with the softness of the BFL makes for a lovely soft yarn with a gorgeous depth of colour. Of course like all my yarn it hasn’t been superwash treated and contains no synthetic fibres. I decided to use semi-solid colours for… Read More »Yarn Update – BFL/Masham Aran

5 Bluefaced Leicester sheep looking at the camera. They have curly cream coloured wool, white faces with black noses.

A look at Bluefaced Leicester (BFL)

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Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) Sheep Bluefaced Leicester (often abbreviated to BFL) sheep are part of the English Longwool family. They were developed in the early twentieth century and have roots to the Dishley Leicester*. Their wool is often creamy white although can be found in black or grey. These traits tend to be bred out due to cream and white wool being more valuable due to how well it can be dyed. BFL Fibre Wool from Bluefaced Leicester sheep is one… Read More »A look at Bluefaced Leicester (BFL)

Deep Blue Sea – A new range of yarn and stitch markers

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              I’ve been thinking about this project for over a year now, and I’m happy to finally have had the time to be able to dye and release it! This is the Deep Blue Sea range – seven colourways based around my popular ‘Deep Blue Sea’ colourway, plus underwater themed stitch markers. I have plans to expand this range, and use it as inspiration to create a few more ranges too!. Please let me… Read More »Deep Blue Sea – A new range of yarn and stitch markers