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The Fibre Co. Cumbria

The Fibre Co.


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Cumbria é um fio forte e delicado, estruturado mas suave e com um bonito drapeado.

Apresentação: Worsted, Meada de 100g, 218m

Composição: 60% merino, 30% masham, 10%mohair

Agulhas: 4.0—5.0 mm / 6—8 US / 8—6 UK

Amostra: 18—20 malhas / 10 cm / 4 in

Lavagem: Lavar à mão, delicadamente, com água fria.

Yarn weight: Worsted   Hank weight: 100 g

Fibre: 60% Merino wool, 30% masham wool and 10% mohair
Length: 218 m / 238 yds per 100 g hank
Tension / Gauge: 18–20 sts / over 10 cm / 4 in

Needle size: 4-5 mm / 6-8 US / 8-6 UK

Care: Gently hand wash colours separately in cool water. We recommend alternating hanks as you work to give an overall blended appearance.

In celebration of her move to England, our founder, Daphne, developed this yarn to be evocative of the mood, light and places that characterise the North West of the United Kingdom. Cumbria is a classic worsted weight yarn in saturated colours inspired by the lakes and hills. In combining the brown wool from English Masham with a fine Mohair from Argentina, a strength, lustre and warmth is produced that is ideal for handmade staples. These two fibres are blended with a fine South American Merino to give the final yarn the softness and beautiful hand that defines The Fibre Co. yarns. Fabrics knit from Cumbria are made for long walks across sheep-grazed fells and valleys or a homebody’s favourite sweater.

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