100% Babydoll Southdown Wool
Purple with flecks of red, blue, purple, & turquoise. Colors custom blended by Michelle.
of plies: 2
Measurements below are approximate.
WPI: avg. 12
Ounces / Grams: 2.6 / 75
Photo of the mittens is for inspiration. I used some Beachy in Tweed to knit them. The mittens have been sold.
If the wool is dyed, I use dyes boasting extremely high wash fastness and good to excellent light fastness.
bear in mind the photo May
Be Slightly Different from the
actual item in terms of Color
due to the lighting during the photo shooting or the monitor's
*Babydoll Southdown sheep are born either black or off-white.
though they are born black and referred to as black sheep, the fleece
of many will fade to dark chocolate or lighter shades of brown and even
an oatmeal color. As they age, some of the black sheeps’
will fade to different shades of gray, some much faster than other.
otherwise noted, once the sheep were sheared by a
all aspects of the processing of the fleece, from raw to finished
product was completed by me at the Bergamascos' Babydoll
Brigade farm in a smoke free/pet free environment. Roving used to spin from was processed at a mill.
wool is a natural
version of "superwash" if you will. I have washed hand knitted
socks, hats, mittens, & sweaters in my front
loading washing machine. After washing, I block the item to the desired shape and then air dry. I
recommend hand washing, blocking, and air drying
for "fancy" items or items with fringe.
Quantity Available: 1 skein
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