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Garthenor No 2

Breed specific organic British wool from Garthenor. No 2 yarns are labelled as 4ply but are closer to a standard sportweight, between 4 ply and dk.

Colour
Chalk
Shetland Natural White
Manx Loaghtan & Wensleydale Oatmeal Lustre
Shetland Moorit Brown
Shetland Ash

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Yardage varies by breed, see table below for details.

5.25 sts = 1" on US 3, 3.25 mm needles.

100% Breed Specific Wool

The Caru pattern uses one 50g ball for a pair of mitts. The Llawenydd shawl from Knitworthy 5 uses 3 skeins of Pebble

Note: Garthenor are currently changing their No 2 yarn from 50g balls to 50g skeins. Some colours will be supplied as balls, and some as skeins.

  • Breed

    Colour

    Yardage per 50g

    Manx Loaghtan & Wensleydale Oatmeal Lustre

    153yds / 140m

    Shetland Moorit Brown

    160yds / 146m

    Shetland Ash

    160yds / 150m

    Shetland Natural White

    157yds / 144m

    Shetland Chalk

    166yds / 175m

  • Care

    Soak your finished project in lukewarm water with a gentle, no rinse wool wash. Leave for several minutes until the yarn is fully saturated. Scoop the project out and roll in towels to gently squeeze out extra moisture. Dry flat, shaping while wet.