Old Broom – Sock Yarn


Bluefaced Leicester (blue-faced less-ter) wool has a beautiful sheen, superior drape, and a longer staple length than Merino with comparable softness and increased strength. The nylon content in this blend adds an extra level of durability that will help extend the life of your most worn and most loved knits.

Each skein is hand-dyed, by yours truly, at the optimal temperature/pH required to preserve the integrity of this magical fiber.

Weight: Fingering/Sock
Fiber Content: 75% superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 25% Nylon
460 yards (420.6m)
approx. 28 – 32 sts = 4 in (10cm)
Wand Size:
0 – 3 US Needle or B/C/D Hook (2 – 3.25mm)
Care: Hand-wash in cool water for best results, or machine wash on the delicate cycle with like delicates. Dry flat or tumble dry low.

This yarn was crafted from non-mulesed, pasture-raised British wool sourced from small farms across the United Kingdom. The wool is shorn, scoured, and superwashed in accordance with the highest possible environmental standards and animal welfare.

Dyed using metal-free dyes that meet organic standards!

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