BURNT UMBER
BURNT UMBER

Burnt Umber-dyed 100% Merino Wool

£7.20

This 100% merino wool is so lovely next to the skin. Super soft and comfortable, it is colored with 100% natural dyes creating a yarn that is just ideal for babies and a great treat for adults!

This brown merino yarn is made using powdered burnt umber as a natural dye. The rich, deep brown pigment is sourced from Cyprus and is a form of natural iron oxide.


Yarn weight: Fingering Weight
Blend: 100% Merino wool
Effect: Mineral-dyed, Burnt Umber
Needles: 3.50mm (US 4) – 5.50mm (US 9)
Hook: 3.00mm (C) – 5.00mm (H)
Yardage: 50 g (1.8 oz) / 162 m (177 yds)
Tension: 30 stitches, 21 rows to 10cm/4″
Care: Hand wash and dry flat
Color fastness: yes, very color fast (hand wash)


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Description

The Mineral Series of merino wool is colored using natural rocks and minerals from the Earth. These earthy dyes are 100% natural, eco-friendly, and used in natural cosmetics, making these yarns perfect for our skin.

This brown merino yarn is made using powdered burnt umber as a natural dye. The rich, deep brown pigment is sourced from Cyprus and is a form of natural iron oxide. This natural earth is finely powdered, mixed with natural resins and used to colour the yarn with a gentle cold-water.

The resulting yarn has a beautiful variegated effect, leaving parts of the wool’s natural background color visible.

Our 100% natural dying process compacts and tights the wool fibre, which then blooms once it has been worked with the needles or hook, resulting in an extremely soft and warm finish. The colors are extremely color fast, even is a little excess pigment comes off during knitting/crocheting.

 

Yarn weight: Fingering Weight
Blend: 100% Merino wool
Effect: Mineral-dyed, Burnt Umber
Needles: 3.50mm (US 4) – 5.50mm (US 9)
Hook: 3.00mm (C) – 5.00mm (H)
Yardage: 50 g (1.8 oz) / 162 m (177 yds)
Tension: 30 stitches, 21 rows to 10cm/4″
Care: Hand wash and dry flat
Color fastness: yes, very color fast (hand wash)

 

Other shades in this series: Lapis-Lazuli, Copper Oxide, Ercolano Orange, Golden Ochre, Graphite, Green Earth, Red Earth, Yellow Ochre