West Yorkshire Spinners Retreat & The Croft

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With a single-ply and a soft twist that glides off the needles/hook, Re:treat creates smooth, light fabrics with a luxurious silky texture. The wool selected to make Re:treat comes from an exciting cross breed of Bluefaced Leicester famous in British hand knitting for its soft handle and Kerry Hill renown for its distinctive markings and clean white fleece. Re:treat comes in 100 gram skeins with 150+ yards in each skein and can be used for knitting and crochet projects and can also be used for felting. 

The Perfect Retreat book includes 12 patterns that call for Retreat and purchases that include this book ships free within the contiguous U.S.

Fiber Content: 100% British Wool.

Yardage: Approximately 153 yards in each 100 gram hank.

Gauge: Approximately 3.5 stitches to an inch on US 10-10.5 needles (6-6.5mm). Hook size J (6.00mm) - K (7.00mm)

Weight: Bulky-Aran.

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

Made in UK.

The Croft is made of 100% Shetland Wool known for its fineness, warmth and strength and it was created with help of Jamieson & Smith of Shetland. The high levels of crimp and wave in the fleece make it ideal for a hand crafting. The Croft comes in 100 gram hanks and works up at a versatile worsted to aran weight. This great yarn can be used for knitting and crochet patterns of all kinds that would work with its gauge.

Fiber Content: 100% Shetland Wool.

Yardage: Approximately 182 yards in each 100 gram hank.

Gauge: Approximately 4-4.5 stitches to an inch on US 8 needles (5mm). Hook size B/1-C/2 (2.5mm).

Weight: Worsted.

Care: Machine washable in cool water, gentle cycle. Lay flat to dry. We recommend hand washing in cool water.

Made in England.

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