A hand dyed version of our commercially dyed Superfine Merino & Silk.
Same fibre, just with a bit of hand dyeing magic. Combine the two to make your hand dyed braids go further.
If you're going to spin a soft fibre then it had better be supersoft and this fibre fits the bill!
The addition of a touch of Tussah Silk gives some shine, and makes spinning this blend an absolute joy. I'm normally a sceptic about Merino but a test spin of a sample of this blend completely won me round, it's an absolute delight. Used for the right project, this fibre is perfect.
70% 19 micron Merino
30% Tussah Silk
The Merino sheep who provide this fibre are non-mulsed.
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.
These fibres have been dyed to exhaust using acid dyes, and then rinsed using hot water and detergent. I recommend you hand wash your spun yarn in warm water, using a mild pH neutral detergent. The no-rinse wool washes seems to be the most prone to causing bleeding so are best avoided.
Cool handwash only, will felt. For more detailed washing instructions take a look here.