Devonia DK

£6.25 - £19.00 per 25g mini - 100g skein

Devonia is one of our all time favourite bases. It is rather special to us as it is the first blend we created which was made exclusively using local fibre, something we are now doing more and more of as we loves it! For Devonia we chose a beautiful blend of Exmoor Blueface, Bluefaced Leicester and Lustre breeds. The Exmoor Blueface is our local sheep and brings its wonderful springy nature, the Bluefaced Leicester lends its outstandingly soft handle and lustre to the yarn, whilst the lustre breeds (a combo of Wensleydale and Romney) add their qualities of beautiful golden sheen and fine drape.

Together they create a wonderfully drapey lustrous blend, with just a dash of woolly bounce. Whether you’re spinning your own, or working with our Mill spun, its a go-to fibre for any time you want a little swing, like shawls and drapey cardis.

These DK skeins are 233m per 100g skein or 58m per 25g mini skein. Please be aware that our mini skeins do not have batch numbers. Rest assured, however, that we do our very best to ensure that each and every batch of yarn is as identical as possible.

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Meterage 233 metres per 100g / 58 metres per 25g
Composition 50% Exmoor Blueface / 30% Bluefaced Leicester / 20% Lustre Breeds
Gauge 25 - 30 sts = 10 cm / 4 inches
Needle 4 mm needles

Hand wash at low temperature with mild detergent

More Info

There are 20 shades and each is made up of up to 5 blended pre-dyed fibre tops to create a rich melange of colour in the spun yarn. The yarn in both 4ply and DK (100g skeins & 25g mini skeins), is also available in the same shades as tops.