West Yorkshire Spinners Bluefaced Leicester Aran & Aran Prints

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Bluefaced Leicester Aran

A soft 100% British wool made with Bluefaced Leicester wool fiber, available in 50 gram skeins with 91 yards of yarn.

The Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) is a long-wool breed of sheep that originates from 18th century England. BFL sheep have curly, fine, rather lustrous wool which is one of the softest of the UK clip. Appropriately named for their beautiful dark-blue skin underneath their lustrous wool most BFL sheep produce white wool with some producing dark brown or black wool. Yarn made with BFL fiber is soft and can be used to make beautiful garments and accessories.

Fiber Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool

Yardage: Approximately 91 yards in each 50 gram skeins.

Gauge: 4.5 Stitches to an inch on U.S. size US 8 needles.

Weight: Worsted.

Care: Hand wash in cool water and lay flat to dry.

Made in England.

Bluefaced Leicester Aran Prints

A soft 100% British wool made with Bluefaced Leicester wool fiber. BFL Aran Prints come in bigger 100 gram skeins with 182 yards of yarn and they are self-patterning.

Fiber Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool

Yardage: Approximately 182 yards in each 100 gram skeins.

Gauge: 4.5 Stitches to an inch on U.S. size US 8 needles.

Weight: Worsted.

Care: Hand wash in cool water and lay flat to dry.

Made in England.

BFL Roving Yarn

A soft 100% British wool made with Bluefaced Leicester wool fiber. Undyed Roving yarn comes in off-the-sheep natural color lines and have a single-ply construction which makes it ideal for soft knitting and crochet projects and felting. Available in 100 gram hanks with 164 yards of yarn.

Fiber Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool

Yardage: Approximately 164 yards in each 100 gram hanks.

Gauge: 4-4.25 Stitches to an inch on U.S. size US 8 needles.

Weight: Worsted - Aran.

Care: Hand wash in cool water and lay flat to dry.

Made in England.

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