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EIEIO Greenwich - 2017 Stock
Yarn raised right here in Allegany County, NY. Pete MacDonald is a farmer and retired teacher who keeps a small flock of Dorset and Dorset cross sheep just a short drive away from our store. A man of many talents, he's been a member of our knitting group since 2004. Every year he alternates the mills to which he sends his fleece and this group comes from Battenkill Fibers in Greenwich, NY.
This yarn is a traditional worsted and works best on metal needles with a blunt point, as its medium twist could be split by a lace point needle. Its vibrant colors harmonize exceptionally well with one another and lend themselves to all sorts of color work including brioche, stranded knitting, and mosaic motifs.
2 ply, 210 yards
Hand wash, lay flat to dry
Because this yarn is not as heavily processed as other lines, the fiber has natural lanolin and may sometimes contain bits of chaff.
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