Oatmeal Shetland, 4ply ball

Undyed organic wool knitting yarn

Breed: Shetland
Colour: Oatmeal
Thickness: 4ply
Ball size: 50g
Length: 175 m
Tension: 28 sts x 32 rows to 10cm over st st using size 10 needles

In stock


This is spun using fawn and white fleeces carded together. This is a delicate colour and one which has been used in traditional Shetland woollies for a long time. Typically, it was used as the background colour of children’s jumpers and cardigans with a round yoke patterned in complex fairisle designs. With the current vogue for vintage clothes, a woolly like this would be welcome to many people – I’m knitting one for Leila right now!

This yarn works well both with simple stitches and lacy patterns as well the colour work and as bold modern patterns as well as the traditional stars and zigzags.


Additional information

Weight 0.05 kg
Dimensions 13 × 7 × 7 cm