Fibre Content 20% yak, 20% silk, 60% superwash merino Weight 4-ply fingering Yardage 100g / 400m / 445yds Recommended Needle Size 2.5-3.5mm / Lavor fine punch needle set (medium) Weight 2-ply lace Yardage 100g / 800m / 875yds Recommended Needle Size 1.5-2.25mm / Lavor fine punch needle set (small) ---------- Yak fibre lends a natural grey colour to this base which gives a beautiful depth of colour when dyed. Silk adds shine and superwash merino gives a soft and supple hand. Our range of Ready-To-Dye yarn are pre-scoured so you can focus on the actual dyeing. All you have to do is to fully wet out the yarn in warm water for at least 3 hours or overnight before mordanting and dyeing. ----------Working on a large project? We offer bulk order discounts too! Simply send us an email with your requirements so we can work out something special for you!
Ready To Dye Yak Yarn
(Optional for Ready-To-Dye Yarn)
Dissolve 1% wof neutral detergent in tap water.
Add wetted fibre.
Slowly bring up to 70°C and hold for an hour.
Leave yarn to cool in scouring bath.
Mordant as desired depending on the type of dyes you use.