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Bluem Sock - Baling Twine

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About Bluem Sock:

Bluem Sock is 75% British Bluefaced Leicester wool/25% nylon, spun at a local mill and hand-dyed by Susan here at Monkley Ghyll.

Bluem sock is a Fingering weight yarn, worsted spun with a high twist making it perfect for socks. The Bluefaced Leicester yarn is a soft but resilient fibre and combined with a small amount of nylon, it creates the perfect fabric for socks. The yarn shows off texture, cables and lace to great effect and the fibre combination takes colour beautifully.

All shades are limited edition and dyed by hand here at Monkley Ghyll in a range of shades inspired by the landscape on this hillside farm.

 

359 metres/425 yards per 100g.

 

Recommended gauge from 28-34 sts to 10cm (4in) using 3.25-2.25mm needles.

 

Also available in 25gm mini-skeins.

About Baling Twine:

Baling Twine is named after the most important piece of equipment on a farm - baling twine, a heavy duty string used to tightly tie up bales of hay and ensure they can be carried easily. Baling Twine like its namesake is a bright but weathered orange tone, as though faded by rain, wind and sun but still bold enough to be seen.

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