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Purple - Cringle Moor- 100% pure British 4 ply yarn from the Doulton Flock of British BorderLeicesters

£ 20.00 each

Ethically produced, rare breed,100% pure British  4 ply yarn. Cringle Moor, a beautiful purple, from a  single farm ,slaughterfree flock of rare breed, native, Border Leicesters from North Yorkshire.

The fleeces are scoured, combed and carded before being worsted spun, in Yorkshire.

Colour:            Cringle Moor

Tension:          28 sts over 34 rows, 10cm²/4 in² - 3mm needles
Length:           300 metres
Skein Weight:   100 grams
Yarn Weight:    4 ply

Handwash, Dry Flat, reshape whilst damp.

This Doulton Border Leicester yarn is worsted spun to give wonderful stitch definition.  It comes in 100g skeins.

To order, add your choice of colour and number of skeins to your cart and discover the joy of knitting with pure and exclusive Border Leicester yarn.

NB:  Whilst every care is taken to reproduce the colours as accurately as possible, your screen may not show the exact shades.

The ridge on the hill where the Wainstones is located, continues up onto a typical North York Moors moorland. There is a covering of heather over much of the area and in August it flowers and becomes a purple carpet, reminiscent of the purple of our Cringle Moor yarn. Cringle Moor at 432 m (1,417 ft), is the third highest hill in the North York Moors and it is part of the Cleveland Hills, just like Roseberry Topping and the Wainstones.

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