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West Yorkshire Spinners Elements DK
West Yorkshire Spinners DK is a really special addition to our West Yorkshire Spinners range.
Made from 60% Lyocell and 40% Falklands Island Wool, it is super soft and has a lovely sheen, making it ideal for spring and summer garments. Available in a range of 10 soft springlike colours, you are sure to find the perfect one for your project.
Harvested from sustainably managed wood sources, TENCEḶ™ Lyocell is certified biodegradable and compostable, making this yarn revertible back to nature.
Also available is the West Yorkshire Spinners companion pattern book Timeless Summer which features 8 hand knit designs by Sarah Hatton and Chloé Elizabeth Birch
50g Ball with 112m / 122yds per ball
Tension 22 sts and 28 rows for a 10x10cm square
Recommended needle/hook size - 4mm
I couldn't resist this yarn when it came into the shop as it was so soft and silky. I also liked the fact that it is biodegradable and compostable as I am aware of the environmental impact of acrylic yarns, and how great to be able to say " Feel this yarn, it's made from wood!". It is great to work with, smooth and soft and knits up easily - I did use wooden needles as I felt it was a bit too slippery on my usual KnitPro Zing. The colours look lovely, and all follow the same soft palette so they all work very well together. 5/5 from me!