About West Yorkshire Spinners The Croft Shetland yarn (aran)
Made from pure Shetland wool, this beatufilSuperwash treated for easy care and intense colour uptake.
100% British Shetland Isles wool.
This lovely yarn will make all kinds of garments from hats, gloves, sweaters and scarves to warm jackets and accessories.
100g skein with 166 metres / 182 yards per skein
We suggest needle sizes:
5mm (US 8)
Tension – 24rs x 18sts – 10cm (4″) sq – 5mm (US8) needles
We wash our hand-dyed yarns by hand in warm water with gentle, woolsafe pH neutral wash liquid. Rinse carefully in warm water then squeeze excess water out by hand. Do not wring. Roll in a clean, lint-free towel if required to remove excess moisture and leave to dry out of direct sunlight in a warm place. Do not dry over a radiator or with direct heat.
Alternatively, if your machine has a wool cycle, the manufacturer suggests:
Machine Wash 30°
Reshape whilst damp
Do not Tumble Dry