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WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]
WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]

WELSH MULE - 4ply/Fingering [ 12 colour options ]

Regular price £0.00 £18.00 Sale

What do you get when you cross a Bluefaced Leicester ram with an ewe selected from one of the hill breeds that thrive here in rugged Wales?

Welsh Mule.

Its soft, strong and takes the dye like a dream. Lovely rounded strands with definition - suited to cables and texture. 

It is perfect for all types of clothing & accessories.

4ply/Fingering

100g = 300m 

non-superwash. hand wash only. ph neutral wool wash.

Romy Sweater by Anna Dervout will be released on the 7th of December via Ravelry. It uses our Welsh Mule 4ply and Veld bases held together, requirements:

 

Sizes: 87.5, 98.5 (110, 120.5) [131.5, 142.5]cm


Gauge: 21 stitches x 32 rows = 10 cm in stockinette stitch in 3.75mm/US 5 (or another size to get the gauge)

Recommended Ease: between 10 and 20cm of positive ease.

Yarn and notions: 

  • About 900, 980 (1050, 1200) [1280, 1350]meters of fingering weight yarn and same amount of mohair lace.
  • Thats 3, 4 ( 4, 4 - may be safest to go with 5-check meterage! ) [ 5, 5 ] skeins of Welsh Mule 4ply and 3, 3, ( 3, 3 ) [ 4, 4 ] skeins of Veld Kidsilk.

Please be sure to buy ALL the yarn required for your project, including swatching. It will not be possible to colour match skeins later on. Remember to alternate 2 or even 3 skeins whilst knitting a large garment like this so as to achieve a cohesive finish :)