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Nurtured

A soft, rustic woollen spun Aran weight yarn. Spun by Green Mountain Spinnery from fibre dyed by Julie Asselin.

Due to the Covid-19 crisis we're currently only shipping a limited range of products each week and this product isn't included in the current collection. You can find more information about this plan, and how to request items are added to the available collection, here.

56g and 118 metres per skein.

1.98oz and 129 yards per skein.

5 sts = 1" on US 6, 4mm needles.

4sts = 1" on US 8, 5mm needles.

Rambouillet, Targhee and Merino

Nurtured is the result of an unusual collaboration between dyer Julie Asselin in Quebec and Green Mountain Spinnery in Vermont. Fine fleece from Rambouillet, Targhee and Merino breed sheep is dyed by Julie and her partner Jean-François in vibrant colours which are then shipped to the spinnery and blended to create a range of subtle shades. The blending process means that the same base shades are used in several colourways so they all combine well.

The yarn is woollen spun for a rustic texture and warm, lofty fabric. It's an Aran weight with 3 plies, which nestle together to make a rounded structure that gives dimensionality to textured stitches and cables. 

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