New England Shetland: 100% Pure Virgin Wool (unwashed) on 1/2 pound cones for Weaving:
Approx. 900 yards per cone. A fine, 2-ply yarn available in 64 colors.
Suggested setts: 10, 12, 15 e.p.i.
Creates light and lofty fabrics after being fulled. Great for baby blanket weight fabrics and color blankets.
A good overall sett for this yarn for weaving many types of fabrics. Good for general clothing weight fabrics. Creates a light yet firmly constructed fabric.
Ideal for sturdy twill weight fabrics. Can be hard to achieve a true 50/50 plain weave without a very hard beat unless you use a finer weight weft yarn. Good for upholstery type fabric structures.
For Knitters: Gauge: 6 1/2 stitches = 1″ on 2.75mm to 3.5mm 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.
Click to open a PDF HD Shetland Colour Chart