Moorit Shetland, Aran ball

Undyed organic wool knitting yarn

Breed: Shetland
Colour: moorit
Thickness: Aran
Ball size: 50g
Length: 70m
– standard 16 sts x 23 rows to 10cm over st st using size 7 needles
– relaxed style 14 sts x 19 rows to 10cm over st st using size 4 needles

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Moorit is a rich brown, a colour typical of several breeds of primitive sheep but which we have only from some of our Shetlands.

We have this colour batch in as Aran and as DK and we also have moorit wool  of other colour-batches in Chunky and 4ply. We have found the Aran yarns are good for a beginner as they knit up quickly and are forgiving of repeated unpicking! They are also excellent for textured knitting with cables, ribs and simple textures such as moss stitch.

We also have this thickness of wool in Chocolate Black from the Hebrideans, Cream from the Dorset Downs, oatmeal from mixed white and fawn wool from some of the Shetland sheep and three very different greys from the Jacob sheep. If you want to work with colours, there are therefore plenty of combinations available to you which we think are particularly good for simple stripy patterns.

Additional information

Weight 0.05 kg
Dimensions 13 × 7 × 7 cm