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Green Room – BFL/Silk/Linen

£12.00

60% British Bluefaced Leicester/20% silk/20% linen

A beautiful blend of BFL, silk and linen that spins up into a soft, drapey yarn with a lovely lightness. Its greens and blues are inspired by the inside of a wave as seen by a surfer riding beneath it – a deep, sea green with navy depths and white flecks from the linen.

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Description

This blend is a textured mix of Bluefaced Leicester, silk and linen.  The fibres are well blended to ensure ease of drafting and even distribution of fibres.  The BFL and silk work beautifully together, giving the soft BFL sheen and drape, and the linen adds an interesting, almost paper texture to the fibre.  When spinning, the linen can feel rather stiff, but in the final yarn it adds a delicious lightness which gets softer and softer with use.  This fibre is perfect for knitting drapey garments, such as summery t-shirts, light scarves and warm-weather cardigans, but it works well for cold weather items too.

 

 

Additional information

Weight 100 g

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