Malhamdale Ltd Ed
Black Wensleydale & Black Bluefaced Leicester X from Hilltop Farm in North Yorkshire
Worsted spun to a DK weight
Approx. 225m / 246yds per 100g
3.5–4mm / US 4–6 needle
22 sts over 10cm / 4” on 3.75mm / US 5 needle
100% pure wool
Cool hand wash only
Sourced, scoured and spun in the UK
This exceptionally beautiful and rare yarn is a one-off limited edition spin created with Black Wensleydale and Black Bluefaced Leicester X fleece from Hill Top Farm flock of Malham, high up in the Yorkshire Dales.
Spun in two shades by Diamond Fibres, the Dark version was created with a higher percentage of Black Wensleydale, the Light with more Black Bluefaced Leicester.
Both the Black Wensleydale and Black Bluefaced Leicester X sheep are classed as rare breeds. 'Black' is used as a descriptor for fleece which is brown and/or dark grey in colour with shades ranging from silver grey and golden brown through to steel and dark chocolate.
The skeins are all different weights so we have split them into groups of 5g increments from 75g through to 100g. Each skein weighs a minimum of the weight indicated on the label with the price per skein adjusted accordingly - please select from the dropdown menu. Each skein weighs a minimum of the weight indicated