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At last! Our brand new Limited Edition colours of Doulton Border Leicester yarn is here.
Available in both DK and 4 Ply, the new colours are absolutely beautiful and complement the existing range.
We’re offering a beautiful bright juicy purple, Cringle Moor, a fabulous green, Dalby Forest, a lovely silvery grey, Wainstones and an absolutely amazing navy, Semerwater. These go so well with our existing colours of natural, Sheep, Dark Grey, Alum Beck, a light green, Appleton Wiske, a very bright and beautiful blue, Doulton Blue, and a great deep pinky maroon, Roseberry Topping!
This yarn is not only grown and spun in the UK, but also farm assured. Raised by Ellie Stokeld, this flock of slaughter free pedigree sheep produce fibre which is lustrous, bouncy, with a smooth soft handle, which takes dyes very well.
Available from our website www.borderleicester.com
Our beautiful new Limited Edition Aran yarn is now here. Launched on the 23rd September at Yarndale it has sold very well so far. In five exquisite colours, three new and 2 existing, there is a great choice for everyone!
A generous 175 metres per 100 gm skein, it knits to a tension of 18 sts x 25 rows to 4 inches on 5 mm (US 8) needles and, like all weights of this beautiful yarn, gives wonderful cable, textured and stocking stitch definition, perfect for garments, accessories and blankets.