100% pure New Zealand wool, grown, prepared and spun in New Zealand
Ashford is proud of its very own DK Yarn.
It is 100% pure New Zealand, with the wool grown on sheep farms around New Zealand and yarn spun in a small boutique mill in Hawkes Bay. This semi worsted yarn is a blend of corriedale and perendale especially designed for softness and strength.
A traditional Double Knit (DK) weight yarn with a three fold twist (three strands plied together) to give durability and great stitch definition . It is ideal for knitting, weaving and knit/felt garments, accessories and projects.
Weight/type: 8 ply/dk
Composition: 100% new zealand wool
Unit weight: 100gm ball at nett standard condition
Length per unit: 202m/221yds
Needle size: 4 – 4.5mm (6 – 7us)
Tension: 10 x 10cm (4 x 4″) = 20 – 22sts, 20 rows
Weaving sett: 7.5 – 10dpi