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  • Brown Blue Faced Leicester

    Brown Blue Faced Leicester

    Brown Bluefaced Leicester Roving R/DBBL

    Produced by West Yorkshire Spinners

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    R/DBBL

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    • £6.40 tax incl.

    Roving is a pencil thick single ply yarn. There is a slight twist set in the fibre itself during processing. This means it can be used just like any other yarn, or can be untwisted to create interesting effects. 

     

    One great technique is to knit or crochet a scarf from the roving, then felt it slighty to make it a bit more snuggly. Of course, you have to allow for a slight shrinkage when making your scarf, but its definitley worth it!Rovings can also be used for art yarn spinning as a core thread for really chunky yarns that are popular when spun on the Ashford country spinner.

    100gm hank (166metres)

    Tension - 24rs x 18sts - 10cm (4") sq - 5mm (US8) needles

    Hand Wash 30°

    Reshape whilst damp

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