The New Lanark Collection - Blue John
Introducing The New Lanark Collection! A new collection of bright, blended and a few solid dyed classic colours created to reflect Scotland, and in particular the landscape and history around New Lanark. This range combines shades previously in the Donegal Tweed, Heather Blend and Italian collections as well as the addition of three fabulous, vibrant new shades for 2020. Spun on traditional machinery powered by hydroelectricity. Fully interchangeable with the rest of the New Lanark range. Shade cards made by the manufacturer will soon available to purchase from the web shop. See the description below for more details.
A lovely range of wool in available in 35 dyed and 10 natural undyed shades. Spun on traditional machinery at New Lanark Mill a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Four collections offer different colour options but all are fully interchangeable as there is no difference in thickness. New Lanark spin and process this wool for the hand knitting market so if you buy it from them or other stockists it will have been washed and balled, so it will look and feel different. Standard put up is 200g. New Lanark have added 3 new colours to the range for 2020. Some colour names and the collections have been changed to reflect the beautiful Scottish Landscape. We will continue to include the previous name for the time being. Please note: Our stock is on cones and has not been washed; the yarn still contains the oil used in the spinning process. Weavers are very familiar with wet finishing their cloth. The yarn blooms and softens after wet finishing and makes lovely cloth suitable for many uses. The degree of fulling and finishing is controlled by the weaver depending on the planned use of the finished cloth. See the additional information tab below each colour for suggestions on sett as well as details of both metric and imperial lengths that will help you assess yarn requirements for your project. We suggest that you wash a length of yarn with hot water and detergent and use this when dry to assess how to work with this yarn to get the finished effect required, for instance the wraps per inch measurements will be different between the washed and unwashed yarn. If you need more information please get in touch.
|Country of Manufacture||United Kingdom|
|Colour Code||Blue John|
|Metric Count||4.8/2 metric count|
|Imperial Count||11.8/2 cotton count|
|Metric Sett||3, 4, 5 epcm|
|Imperial Sett||6, 8, 10, 12 epi|
|Net Weight / Length||200g/480m|
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