Greener Wool Mergelland

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Mergelland is an aran weight yarn (needle size 4 to 5 mm) spun entirely from the wool of Mergelland sheep. The Mergelland sheep is an old and rare breed, tall and hornless, with a spacious and light fleece. It’s a local yarn from Belgium: we source the fleece for this yarn from Natuurpunt‘s own Mergelland flock in Limburg.

Mergelland is sturdy and durable, perfect for interior design and outer wear. It’s a worsted yarn, which means the fibers have been combed to get them all in the same direction before spinning. That makes for a stronger and smoother yarn, because we think that if you do the effort to knit a garment it should last long!

  • Chalk
  • Silver
  • Slate
  • Dark Slate
  • Rust
  • Gold
  • Emerald
  • Navy
  • Shingle
Clear
  
Weight 50 g
Dimensions 16 × 8 × 8 cm
Colour

Chalk, Silver, Slate, Dark Slate, Rust, Gold, Emerald, Navy, Shingle

Yarn Weight

Aran

Suggested Needle Size

4 – 5 mm (US 6 – 8)

Composition

100% Wool

Gauge 10 x 10 cm (4" x 4") in Stockinette Stitch

17 sts x 24 rows

Length

about 70 m (77 yds)

Dyeing

Acid reactive mineral based dyes organically certified to GOTS standards, Undyed, natural fibre colours

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