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Nebula – BFL/Silk/Linen

£11.00

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

This beautiful, summery blend will spin into a light, drapey yarn.  The colours are rich purple with plum and navy overtones.

 

 

4 in stock

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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