Bluefaced Leicester/Silk/Mohair - Peony - 100g

by Cat and Sparrow UK

Code: BFLMSP

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A very pale, delicate pinky-beige, this gorgeous colour is a balm for the soul. Imagine wearing a kitten-soft scarf or gloves in yarn spun from this fibre.  I'd almost want it to be winter all the time. 

It is dyed onto a fantastically soft, fluffy, silky, slightly shiny blend of Bluefaced Leicester, kid mohair and silk.  The mohair is extremely soft and shiny, and the yarn will have halo when spun.  How this blend is spun, whether it's and airy or fluffy woollen spin or a smooth worsted spin, will define the amount of halo.  The airier the yarn, the more halo you'll have.  The silk adds strength, sheen and smoothness and the BFL gives elasticity, and stops the mohair becoming too 'stringlike', which it tends to do if spun with a high twist.  

This blend is a real delight to spin, and the resulting yarn is soft and warm, with lots of drape.  The mix is 50% Bluefaced Leicester, 25% kid mohair and 25% silk. 

Each braid weighs approximately 100g. 



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