Mid-tone violet red with purple variations hand-dyed Bluefaced Leicester / Masham blend yarn
A blend of 75% Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) and 25% natural brown Masham in 4-ply /fingering weight.
Bluefaced Leicester (BFL) is a British longwool, with a rich lustre that yields very bright and rich colours. The effect of the darker Masham creates a beautiful marbled effect adding extra depth and tonal variation. The yarn is glossy, with a slick handle, and yet still hard-wearing, crisp and springy. Each 100 gram skein of Elmet 4-Ply is approximately 400 metres of yarn.
It’s not superwash treated, so it needs a hand-wash with gentle detergent in tepid to warm water in order to prevent felting and to keep the colours looking their best.
The yarn has been hand-dyed (kettle) in a smoke-free and pet-friendly home, but no pets have had access to the fibre. Please be aware that, while I make every attempt to provide you with accurate photographs, the colours in them may vary from monitor to monitor.