SILVER SPRUCE Hand Painted Yarn3-ply 100% Targhee DK weight yarn hand painted in Silver and Spruce154 grams/5.4 oz/352 yardsThis wool is NOT superwash and WILL felt so please be sure to hand wash in cool water with mild detergent and lay flat to dry... unless felting is actually desired.Hand painted with professional acid dyes. I have a second, smaller skein of this same yarn (dyed in the same dye pot) if you need additional yardage of this colorway.Targhee Wool Facts:Distinguishing Characteristics:Targhee are a very hardy large sheep, bred to survive on the open range. They are hornless with white faces, white wool and heavy fleeces. They are great mothers and have a high percentage of twins. The ideal body conformation of a Targhee is thick, deep-bodied and free from skin folds. Ashland Bay Targhee wool has been purchased from ranches in Western US ensuring that the wool is breed specific and helping sustain a market for these American wool producers. This is a truly 100% product of the US.Fleece Facts:Targhee wool has excellent next to skin comfort. The wool is white in color and takes dye well. The yarn produced from Targhee wool is soft with excellent elasticity and a silky feel. The fabric is lively, supple, elegant and strong enough to stand up to everyday wear.Specifications:- Micron count - 22-25Photos taken outdoors in full sun. Color may vary per monitor.
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