Beautiful British superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool blended with silk to create a Dk yarn ideal for a wide range of projects. A lustrous worsted spun yarn with beautiful drape, light to wear, yet warm and hardwearing. Eden Cottage has produced a colour palette with a glorious rich depth.
Milburn Dk is machine washable making it perfect for a wide range of projects.
85% British Bluefaced Leicester
112m per 50g ball (122yds)
22 sts to 10cm (4 in)
Machine washable on a gentle/wool cycle
Lay flat to dry
85% British Bluefaced Leicester, 15% Silk, combed and spun in Italy, dyed labelled and balled in Yorkshire.
Milburn Dk by Eden Cottage Yarns
The following information is sourced from the Eden Cottage Yarn Milburn 4 ply Ravelry page:
"The darker colours such as Night Sky and Dogwood bleed if washed by hand with any sort of detergent/soap, so we recommend either washing them in plain water, or using them alongside other darkish colours too. We have tested them in the washing machine alongside Natural and there was no staining on the Natural, but please just be careful of it."
How did it all start? Having always been creative, and interested in textiles, Victoria taught herself to knit in 2006 whilst at university in Dundee. At the time there was little yarn available in shops, and unable to find the colours she wanted she had a go at dyeing her own. Over the next few years, she continued dyeing in her spare time, and also taught herself to spin, amongst other things. In November 2011, she moved to a cottage in Eden Valley in Cumbria, and Eden Cottage Yarns was born. It has since continued to grow rapidly, and Victoria now has a larger kitchen to work from, albeit in a more modern house (now in Yeadon, West Yorkshire).