NEW: Aran British Wool Cone Range

Feb 2021

This month we’re bringing you a BRAND NEW range of British wool, now available in an aran weight and on a 400g cone. As always, we’ve used the finest quality pure 100% British Wool, accredited by the British Wool Board, ensuring the correct micron, fibre length and crimp at all times. This new range is durable and perfect for weaving, felting, crochet and knitting.

We’ve started with 8 beautiful colours (with more to come), featuring some gorgeous bright colours, including Green Apple and Pink Fuchsia, that would be perfect for your first project of the Spring season. Why not get started now?

THE TECHNICAL DETAILS

Needle Size: 5mm+

Hook Size: 4.5 – 6mm 

Composition: 100% British Wool

Tension/Gauge: 18sts + 24 Rows to 10cm                                                       

Cone Weight: 400g

Number of colours: 8 (more to come)  

Best used for: Hand Knitting, Machine Knitting, Crochet, Felting, Weaving

Yardage: 616m/680yds

 

A note for machine knitters from Sally Butcher:
Aran weight yarns can be knitted on mid-gauge machines at a high stitch size setting (something like the Silver Reed LK150), or on chunky machines at a medium stitch size setting (such as Silver Reed SK155 or Brother KH260).

WHAT CAN I MAKE WITH IT?

Aran weight wool is an amazing place to start if you’re new to knitting and is well-loved by experienced knitters too. Aran is a fantastic weight to work with if you’re wanting a slightly chunkier knit in your jumpers and hats to add a bit of extra warmth. Stay tuned for some new and exciting patterns to use with our aran British wool range! In the meantime, you can find our existing aran weight patterns here.

Click on the links below to shop the new range!

We’d love to see what you make with our new aran British wool range! Remember to tag us on Instagram using @Woolyknit or send us a DM/email of your knits!

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