100 g Poll Dorset - Carmine

21,00 €

100 g naturally dyed Organic Poll Dorset, from an organically certified flock raised in France, combed and spun to a fine 4/14 for use as 4-ply fingering.

Springy and strong, with a light lustre and bags of versatility.

Carmine is dyed with cochineal and is the name of the red pigment it holds. In mediaeval times this pigment was obtained from the valuable Polish cochineal scale insect.

100 g is approximately 350m, i.e. 3.53 oz is approximately 380 yards.

We recommend that you use 2.00 - 3.75 mm (US 1 -5) knitting needles depending on the project undertaken.

Machine wash either cold or at 30ºC, wash dark colours separately for a while.