yellow orange and red silk merino wool hand dyed yarn
yellow orange and red silk merino wool hand dyed yarn

NIAMH (silk merino) | Brigid's Flame

Regular priceRs. 2,400.00
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  • In stock, ready to ship
  • Dyed to order. 10 days processing time.

HAND DYED YARN

COLOUR NOTES: yellow, orange, red

According to legend, a sacred fire to honour the Irish goddess Brigid was kept burning in Kildare during Pre-Christian times. Originally tended to by priestesses, the custom was continued by St Brigid and her nuns upon the building of her monastery in the middle ages.

50% Merino wool

50% Silk

AVAILABLE YARN WEIGHTS

  • Lace

    • 100g/800m

    • Recommended needle/hook size: 2.5mm - 4mm

  • 4ply

    • 100g/400m

    • Recommended needle/hook size: 2.25mm - 3.5mm

  • Sport

    • 100g/300m

    • Recommended needle/hook size: 2.75mm - 3.75mm

  • DK

    • 100g/225m

    • Recommended needle/hook size: 3.5mm - 4mm

Hand wash in cold water. Dry flat.

Country of origin: Argentina/Uruguay (sourced from non mulesed sheep)


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