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Looking for ready-to-dye yarns in beautiful superwash fibres? Wool Trends has what you need!
Whether you like the look of a natural, undyed yarn for your project or are looking to expand your yarn obsession and start dying, these yarns are exactly what you need. Available in different weights and made with extra fine merino (19.5 micron). These yarns will take dye well to produce deep, vibrant colours and will "bloom" beautifully.
FINGERING - A 4ply sock weight (approx. 4/16nm) comprised of 100% Superwash Merino. Each hank has 400m/420yd per 100gm with a recommended needle size of 2.5-4 mm. Gauge (stocking stitch): 28sts x 36 rows over 10cm/4 inches on 3.25mm (US 3) needles.
FINGERING WITH SPARKLE - 75% Superwash Extrafine Merino Wool 20% Nylon 5% Silver Lurex (approx. 4/16 Nm). Three plies of merino/nylon are spun with a ply of lurex for a soft, durable yarn with sparkle. The silver lurex retains its strength and shine through the dyeing process and is well plied with the wool, making it a pleasure to work with. Lurex is a metal thread so please do not microwave. Each hank has 400m/420yd per 100gm hank with a recommended needle size of 2.5 - 4mm. Gauge (stocking stitch): 28sts x 36 rows over 10cm/4 inches on 3.25mm (US 3) needles.
ARAN - This aran weight (approx. 3/5nm) is a 100% Superwash Merino Wool Yarn. Spun from extra long staple fibres to produce a yarn that is fine and strong with a soft, silky feel. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes. Each hank has 166m per 100gm with a recommended needle size of 4.5 - 5.5mm (US 7 - 9). Gauge (stocking stitch): 18sts x 24 rows over 10cm/4 inches on 5mm (US 8) needles.
BULKY - A chunky/bulky weight (approx. 2/2nm) 100% superwash merino wool yarn. Soft and cushiony with a slight sheen. Knits up quickly and is ideal for last minute gifts. One hank is enough for a snuggly cowl, hat, fingerless mitts or headband. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes. Each hank has 100m per 100gm with a recommended needle size of 5.5 - 6mm (US 9 - 10). Gauge (stocking stitch): 15sts x 20 rows over 10cm (4 inches-) on 6mm (US 10) needles.