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Red Earth – Romney Pure Sock

£23.00

As seen on the Fibertales podcast for the Gro socks.

Welcome back, the Romney Pure Sock! My new sock yarn from 2020 is now happily back on the shelves. Previously spun from fleeces in the Mendips, I’m now able to work with an eco farm just moments from the spinning mill in East Sussex. The fleece is long and strong making it the perfect choice for garments that need a little extra durability. Worsted spun, with a slightly higher tension for added strength.

The Romney pure sock has been spun with versatility in mind. The sheep have a soft characteristic making it a great yarn for other knitted accessories and garments.

Inspired by rusty red earth that’s revealed when I pull back to plant my spring veg seedlings. 

Content: 100% Romney
Weight: 115g
Length: 380m
Gauge: 7sts – 2.5mm needle
Recommended Care: Non-superwash yarn, I recommend a gentle, cool hand wash then lay flat to dry.
Natural Dye: Madder root

Everything I create is lovingly hand-dyed with natural plant materials, using traceable wool from farms with holistic practices, good ethics, and spun in the UK.

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Additional information

Weight 140 g
Choose your dye batch

Dye batch 1, Dye batch 2