This 100% British yarn is supplied by the Cornish company Frangipani. They have specialised in supplying 5 ply worsted spun pure wool for over 25 years. The yarn spun in Yorkshire is suitable for all types of Gansey, Knit-frock, and Guernsey project. With great stitch definition, both cable and stitch detailing have a crisp and even appearance.
Naturally warm and to some degree shower proof the yarn is best suited to outer garments.
It is recommend that this yarn is handwashed.
Traditionally the Cornish Gansey was worn as a tight fitting garment designed around comfort and durability. Todays tastes tend to like garments a little less fitted so it is recommended if knitting from the pattern supplied to knit two sizes larger than normal.
32″-34″ (81-86cm) – 750g
36″-42″ (91-107cm) – 1000g
44″-50″ (112-127cm) – 1250g
250g – approx 550 mtr