Mill-spun Portland wool yarn in DK.
DK is a 2 ply yarn around 220m per 100g.
Rare breed, small flock yarn from a smallholder near our farm.
Saved from the compost heap, sent to Rampisham Hill Mill in Dorset for washing, carding and spinning.
Portland is a warm soft fleece with a lovely cream colour and suitable for dyeing. As a rare breed it is important to promote their fleeces for crafting as a way to encourage breeding and care of these beautiful animals.
You are supporting the ongoing survival of a beautiful Dorset rare breed sheep, raised in Somerset and spun in Dorset. A truly small scale, rare breed, ethical, low mileage, sustainable yarn.
100% natural plastic-free yarn with a soft shade of warm white. It accepts natural dyes easily. Skeins are packaged with a 100% recycled label and recycled tape, and posted in recycled mailers.
Please note this is not blade shorn, and the weight includes the grease from the mill.
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