This listing is for a 4-ounce skein of a beautiful hand-dyed bluefaced leicester wool yarn in soft shades of green, blue, and yellow with burst of vibrant purple -- reminds me of dyed Easter eggs! I use only chemical-free food grade dyes so that your fiber is not only safe, but is undamaged by harsh chemicals -- no phosphates, copper, or harsh mordants. Once dyed, the fiber is washed several times in hot water with all natural soap and air dried. The resulting yarn is non-toxic, soft shades of springtime accented with deep eggplant.
This BFL wool is unbelievably soft -- comparable to merino! This beautiful yarn is handspun in the "thick and thin" style in a 2-ply yarn. It is 4 ounces and measures approximately 36 yards and is a super bulky weight at 4 - 6 WPI. Use extra large knitting needles (size US 13+) or crochet hook (US size Q+) to make a unique and beautiful project! Also makes wonderful locks for doll hair, dreadlocks, or wigs. The 4th photo shows the variation in thickness of the yarn and compares it to the thickness of a standard pencil.
This yarn has been stored in a smoke- and pet-free environment.
Hand wash in cold water, lay flat to dry.
Here at The Phoenix, we raise happy, healthy animals in a way that Mother Nature would approve! We offer seasonal products grown without the use of pesticides, herbicides, steroids, hormones, or unnecessary antibiotics. We come as close to nature as human intervention will allow.
Everything at Phoenix Farm is raised using organic and holistic principles as we strive to be ecologically responsible. All animal fiber is harvested humanely with no harm or injury to the animals. Fiber is washed with plant-based soaps and dyed with chemical free food-grade dyes. When you buy fiber from Phoenix Farm Fiber, you can be confident that you are getting the most natural fibers without sacrificing quality.
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