Devonia is a blend of 3 sheep breeds local to Devon, the Exmoor Blueface, Devon Bluefaced Leicester and Devon Wensleydale. Each breed brings a different characteristic and quality to the finished blend, resulting in a yarn with bounce, softness and sheen.
Yarn colours are inspired by the work of renowned 19th century French tapestry artist Jean Lurcat.
50% Exmoor Blueface, 30% Devon Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Devon Wensleydale
22 sts to 10cm (4in) over stockng stitch
233 meters (255yds) per 100 grams
3.5 - 4 mm (US4-6) needle
Hand wash at low temperature with mild detergent
Devonia Dk by John Arbon
John Arbon Textiles’ develop & make yarns & tops at their specialist processing and spinning Mill, Fibre Harvest, a haven of enthusiasm & creativity, snug in the heart of North Devon.
Devonia is a Dk weight yarn so can be used in many Dk patterns.
If you are looking for inspiration, Baa has selected a few well loved designs which can be knit using Devonia Dk all can be purchased directly by you via Ravelry or in store via Ravelry's Local Yarn Store service. Have a peek below...
If you are substituting a yarn you may have to adjust your gauge and yarn quantities, ask for advice if you are unsure.