Romney, Silk & Linen. Hand Dyed Variegated - 100g

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Something a little bit different. This fibre gives beautiful stitch definition, but a really unusual texture.

The linen content might give this fibre the appearance of being scratchy, and it definitely isn't. Those linen fibres simply provide a lovely texture, but aren't prickly. The braids will feel slightly stiff to start off, but the more you handle linen, the more flexible and softer it becomes. 

Romney is a long stapled British wool of 28-29 microns. By blending it with the silk it softens the blend, and increases the shine. I can happily wear this blend around my neck as a shawl.

50% Romney
25% Tussah Silk
25% Linen

~100g (3.5oz)

Hand dyed by me, in my home in the Welsh hills, using acid dyes. These give strong, long-lasting colours.
This fibre is hand dyed in small batches, where more than one braid is available they will have been dyed at the same time, using the same dye stock, but my dyeing technique produces braids with subtle variations, no two braids are ever identical.
This fibre will felt, cool hand wash only.

For more detailed washing instructions take a look here. 

Established in 2011, Hilltop Cloud is run, and owned by Katie Weston. I live in rural mid-Wales and spend my days surrounded by colour, and beautiful fibre. I think I have the best job in the world and am really happy to be able to share what I create.

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