Blacker Classic DK

Blacker Classic DK


A lofty, woollen spun DK yarn. British wool from British sheep breeds with 30% Bluefaced Leicester.

Yarn weight: DK
Ball weight: 50g ball
Composition: British wool with 30% Blue-faced Leicester
Yarn length: 119yds / 110m per 50g

Needles: 4mm
Tension: 20 stitches x 28 rows = 4" / 10cm
Care: Cool handwash

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This special range is based on a blend of British breeds white wool from selected supplier farms, combined with 30% Blue-faced Leicester from a group of farms in North Wales. The added Blue-faced Leicester wool softens this lofty, woollen spun yarn to make comfortable, light and warm garments or will felt well for accessories. 

This Classic British yarns is good for all types of projects and is priced to give value for money and provide an economic alternative to Blacker's rarer, special and luxury yarn ranges.

Starting with the natural creamy white, heathered grey or fawn are added using mainly Hebridean or Black Welsh Mountain fleece for the grey or Manx fleece for the fawn. They then dye the three resulting natural shades in subtle colours, which will all tone with each other.