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Barn - Dungarees

About Barn:

This new artisanal yarn by Susan Crawford is a unique wool in a natural shade of grey. Featuring a blend of 3 British sheep breeds, the characteristics of local sheep from around Monkley Ghyll Farm are combined to create a delightfully lofty, grey yarn. Jacob fleece is blended with white Shetland, then a strand of black Shetland adds further depth. The result is a yarn which is extremely soft to handle, yet very warm and hard-wearing. Barn creates fabric with a beautiful texture, equally good in plain stitch patterns as well as textural patterns, cables and lace.

 

Product Information:

100% British wool - a unique blend of Jacob white Shetland and black Shetland fleeces

Worsted spun in Yorkshire

DK weight - 225m/246yds per 100g skein

Recommended stocking stitch gauge - 20-22 sts to 10cm (4in)

Hand wash only

 

Grown, sheared and spun in Britain

 

About Dungarees:

Dungarees and overalls in all their variations are everyday wear on the farm. My daughter Charlie and I even have matching denim dungarees for working in the dye studio. These fading dungarees are the inspiration behind the Dungarees colourway, reflecting the many hues of denim blue found in the cloth of those essential  items of workwear.


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