New England Highland: 100% Pure Wool (unwashed) 1/2 lb. cone – Approx. 450 yards per cone. A heavy, 2-ply yarn available in 64 colors.
Available on 1/2 pound (8oz.) cones of approximately 450 yards. Suggested setts: 8, 10, 12 e.p.i.
Ideal for light and lofty fabrics, suitable for blankets and garment fabrics for jackets and sweaters. Works well in plain weaves. For denser fabrics, try twill.
Produces a firm and thicker fabric. Ideal for twills and closely constructed weaves. Good for blankets and outerwear garment fabrics.
Produces a very firm fabric that could be considered for pillow covers, and some upholstery fabrics. When offset with lighter weight yarns it can make ideal garment fabrics or blankets.
For Knitters: Gauge: 4 1/2 stitches – 1″ on 3.75mm to 4.5 mm needles
These are fine quality wool yarns suitable for use in weaving and knitting projects. Harrisville Designs specialize in spinning 100% Virgin Wool yarns and their yarns are dyed in the wool. Yarn colours are achieved by blending up to four different colours of dyed wool. The Highland and Shetland are available in 64 colours from the brights and vibrant colours to subtle heathers. At present we stock the Highland & Shetland on cones in 64 colours.
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