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Roseberry Topping, British DK, (Double knitting ) Doulton Border Leicester yarn

£ 20.00 each

100% pure British , double knitting, (DK) wool from a slaughterfree flock of rare breed, native, Border Leicesters. The fleeces are scoured, combed and carded before being worsted spun, in Yorkshire.

Colour:            Roseberry
Tension:          20 sts over 28 rows, 10cm² - 4mm needles
Length:           220 metres
Skein Weight:   100 grams
Yarn Weight:    DK

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.

Near to the fields where the Border Leicester sheep graze, there is a distinctive and well known hill on the skyline.  It is called Roseberry Topping. It would be a fairly ordinary conical hill except that one side of the top is chopped away and there is a cliff face from the top for about a quarter of the circumference of the summit.  This was as a result of a rock fall in one of the ironstone mines that had been tunneled into the side of the hill.  Its name evokes soft, smoky, rosy, raspberry pink and it seemed the right choice for our deep pink.

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