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High Quality Socks, Textiles and Worsted Yarns Designed & Spun in Devon

Excelana 4-ply

£4.99

£4.99 per 50g ball

Click here for Excelana colours in Double knitting

ExcelanaOur Exelana is a high quality 100% British yarn spun from our local North Devon sheep, the Exmoor Blueface (a cross of the Exmoor Horn and Bluefaced Leicester).

It has been developed by John Arbon and spun into a fine hand knit yarn in 4 ply and double knit. Excelana was designed to complement knitwear designer Susan Crawford's vintage knitting patterns. Her latest book, A Stitch in Time Vol 2, features Excelana in many of its patterns. It is dyed in a range of 8 shades creating a palette that perfectly suits Susan's stunning knitting patterns. 

Excelana is supplied in 50g balls in 4ply (approx 159m) and DK (approx 119m).

Composition:

100% pure new British Wool (70% Exmoor Blueface / 30% British Wool)

Yarn Specifications:
Available in Double Knitting and 4 Ply weights
50g balls in 4ply (approx 159m) and double knit (approx 119m)
Double Knitting : 22-23 stitches and 28 rows = 4" on 4 mm needle
4ply : 26-28 stitches and 36 rows = 4" on 3 mm needle
Hand wash at low temperature with mild detergent

Land Army Green and Damson Wine are currently out of stock but will be available later in the year.

Click here for Excelana shadecard

Natural Alabaster
Natural Alabaster
Persian Grey
Persian Grey
 
Cornflower Blue
Cornflower Blue
Nile Green
Nile Green
 
Ruby Red
Ruby Red
Saharan Sand
Saharan Sand
 
Powdered Egg
Powdered Egg
French Rose
French Rose
 
Dark Mandarin
Dark Mandarin
 Damson Wine
Damson Wine
 
Sweet Chestnut
Sweet Chestnut
 Land Army Green
Land Army Green

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John Arbon Textiles & Fibre Harvest - British makers of unisex socks, yarns and fibres

As John Arbon Textiles we are a small family-run business, nestled in North Devon producing a wide range of luxury socks in the UK. Sister company, Fibre Harvest, uses traditional worsted machinery to process & spin fine quality British yarns ... one of only a handful of small scale Worsted Mills still operating in the UK.

Our production concept is simple – a return to the old style of textile manufacture ... sourcing raw fibre (locally wherever possible) & converting it in Britain into high quality hand knit yarns & the very sock yarn used to knit our luxury British made unisex socks.

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