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A&P BFL Masham 4 ply

£15.00£18.00

A&P BFL Masham 4 ply

£15.00£18.00

White Blue Faced Leicester wool blended with brown Masham to give a soft,  4 ply weight, slightly heathered yarn that is then hand dyed.  Sourced from the UK and spun in Yorkshire this rustic yarn knits up in to a light and lofty fabric that is soft enough to be worn next to the skin.

Ball weight and length – approx 100g./400 m.
Fibre – 75% British BFL, 25% British Masham
Washing – Hand wash only using a mild detergent.  This yarn is not super wash treated and will felt.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P BFL Masham DK

£15.00£18.00

A&P BFL Masham DK

£15.00£18.00

White Blue Faced Leicester wool blended with brown Masham to give a soft, DK weight, slightly heathered yarn that is then hand dyed.  Sourced from the UK and spun in Yorkshire this rustic yarn knits up in to a light and lofty fabric that is soft enough to be worn next to the skin.

Ball weight and length – approx 100g./240 m.
Fibre – 75% British BFL, 25% British Masham
Washing – Hand wash only using a mild detergent.  This yarn is not super wash treated and will felt.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P BFL Smooth Sock

£18.00

A&P BFL Smooth Sock

£18.00

British Blue Faced Leicester hand dyed in small batches. The high twist gives a durable yarn with great stitch definition. Very soft for wearing next to the skin so ideal for shawls, scarves, gloves and hats, and strangely enough, socks. This is the most hard wearing, pure wool sock yarn that we can find but it isn’t as tough as a sock yarn with a percentage of nylon.

Ball weight and length – 100g./400 m.
Tension – 32 stitches and 48 rows to 10 cm/4 inch square
Recommended needle – 2.25mm
Fibre – 100% Blue Faced Leicester
Washing – Machine washable on a gentle wool cycle using a mild detergent or hand wash.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P BFL Smooth Sock Mini Skeins

£20.00

A&P BFL Smooth Sock Mini Skeins

£20.00

Hand dyed little skeins of our British Blue Faced Leicester Smooth Sock.  The same soft, high twist yarn in dinky 20g skeins giving you five colours to play with.  For small projects, contrasting heels and toes, borders or stripes, what ever takes your fancy or you could try our Lewes mitten pattern.

Ball weight and length – Total approx. 100g./400 m (5x20g./80m)
Tension – 32 stitches and 48 rows to 10 cm/4 inch square
Recommended needle – 2.25mm
Fibre – 100% Blue Faced Leicester
Washing – Machine washable on a gentle wool cycle using a mild detergent or hand wash.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P Classic Sock

£18.00

A&P Classic Sock

£18.00

A hand dyed 2 ply, fingering weight merino and nylon blend for beautifully soft and durable socks, hats and other accessories.  This plump little yarn gives great stitch definition and takes up the colour brilliantly.  From non muleised merino.

Ball weight and length – 100g./365 m.
Fibre – 80% super wash merino, 20% nylon
Washing – Machine washable on a gentle wool cycle using a mild detergent or hand wash.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P Merino & Silk Single 4 Ply

£20.00

A&P Merino & Silk Single 4 Ply

£20.00

A single ply yarn in luxurious merino and silk hand dyed by us in small batches.  The yarn is incredibly soft with a light lustre and is a fantastic choice for shawls and cowls the silk content giving it a beautiful drape. It can also be knitted with our Mohair and Silk Lace in the Howling cowl.

Ball weight and length – 100g./400 m.
Fibre – 70% Merino, 30% Silk
Washing – Hand wash only using a gentle detergent.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P Naturally Dyed Yarns

£20.00

A&P Naturally Dyed Yarns

£20.00

Dyed with either traditional dye extracts or plant material foraged from my garden and surrounding area, these yarns are one of a kind colours.  The yarns are mordanted with alum and cream of tartar.

These unique colours will develop a history over time having the potential to change by either fading or darkening depending on how they are stored, worn and washed, nothing is permanent. Always store out of sunlight, hand wash with a pH neutral detergent and rinse in cool water.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P Slubby 4ply

£15.00£18.00

A&P Slubby 4ply

£15.00£18.00

Hand dyed in semi solid colours this superwash merino wool has little tweedy flecks of viscose nep.  A rustic look but so very soft, tough enough for socks but not as hard wearing as a yarn with nylon, gentle enough to be worn next to the skin, it makes perfect shawls and wraps.

Ball weight and length – 100g./400 m.
Tension – 32 stitches and 48 rows to 10 cm/4 inch square
Recommended needle – 2.25mm
Fibre – 85% Superwash merino, 15%viscose nep
Washing – Machine washable on a gentle wool cycle using a mild detergent or hand wash.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

A&P Slubby DK

£18.00

A&P Slubby DK

£18.00

Hand dyed in semi solid colours this DK superwash merino wool has little tweedy flecks of viscose nep.  A rustic look but so very soft and gentle enough to be worn next to the skin, it is perfect for sweaters and cardigans and would make lovely shawls and wraps.

Ball weight and length – 100g./212 m.
Recommended needle – 4mm
Fibre – 85% Superwash merino, 15%viscose nep
Washing – Machine washable on a gentle wool cycle using a mild detergent or hand wash.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

Ainsworth & Prin Slubby Sock Mini Skeins

£20.00

Ainsworth & Prin Slubby Sock Mini Skeins

£20.00

Hand dyed little skeins in semi solid colours; this superwash merino wool has little tweedy flecks of viscose nep.  A rustic look but so very soft, tough enough for socks but gentle enough to be worn next to the skin, it makes perfect shawls and wraps. In dinky 20g skeins giving you five colours to play with.  For small projects, contrasting heels and toes, borders or stripes, what ever takes your fancy.

Weight and length – Total100g./400 m (5x20g./80m)
Fibre – 85% Merino, 15% viscose nep
Washing – Machine washable on a gentle wool cycle using a mild detergent or hand wash.

Ainsworth & Prin yarn is hand dyed in small batches.  We try to achieve consistent colours but each skein is unique so when using more than one skein of a colour in a project we really recommend alternating skeins every couple of rows.

Coop Knits Socks Yeah!

£5.45

Coop Knits Socks Yeah!

£5.45

A sock yarn from Rachel Coopey who really knows about socks. A beautiful soft merino and nylon blend  in slightly marled colours which all work together. Available in 50 g skeins, you will need two for a pair of socks.

Ball weight and length – 50g./212 m.
Tension – 36 stitches and 50 rows to 10 cm/4 inch square
Recommended needle – 2.25 mm
Fibre – 75% Superwash merino and 25% nylon
Machine washable – Machine washable at 30 °C on a wool cycle

Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight

£2.85

Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight

£2.85

Classic Shetland wool in natural, solid and heathered colours from Jamieson and Smith.  For traditional Fair Isle and vintage 4ply patterns and so much more.  A woollen spun 2 ply yarn it produces a light but warm fabric and the colour range is fantastic, it blooms and softens with washing and is incredibly hard wearing.  For crochet and knitting blankets, shawls, jumpers, mittens and hats the list is endless.

Ball weight and length – 25g./115 m/125 yds
Fibre – 100% Real Shetland Wool
Machine washable – Hand wash using a mild detergent.

Knoll – Kilcarra Tweed

£4.10

Knoll – Kilcarra Tweed

£4.10

An absolutely lovely tweedy yarn from Knoll. A single ply, woollen spun aran with multi-coloured nubs this yarn fluffs up and softens with washing to give a light and lofty fabric with a rustic look. Ideal for cable or colour work this would make beautiful jumpers and cardigans.

Ball weight and length – 50g./80 m.
Tension – 16 stitches and 25 rows to 10 cm/4 inch square
Recommended needle – 4.5mm-5.5mm
Fibre – 100% wool
Machine washable – Hand wash only using a mild detergent.

Knoll Mohair Tweed

£5.50

Knoll Mohair Tweed

£5.50

A luxurious blend of merino lambswool and mohair in a double knit weight, single ply yarn.  Beautifully soft with tweedy nubs of colour it would make light and warm accessories or jumpers with a gorgeous halo.

Ball weight and length – 50g./110 m.
Recommended needle – 4mm-4.5mm
Fibre – 70% merino lambswool,  30% mohair
Machine washable – Hand wash only using a mild detergent.