The Fibre Co.
Cumbria – Blackbeck
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Cumbria is inspired by England’s stunning northwest region with its deep blue lakes and sheep-grazed fells and valleys. It is a classic worsted weight yarn from a blend of fine Merino, wool from the English Masham sheep breed and Argentinian mohair. The Merino adds softness, the Masham allows for a beautiful heathered palette and the mohair creates strength and lustre. Fabrics knit from Cumbria are soft yet strong, making it a perfect yarn for everyday knitwear. Many of the shades in Cumbria use a base with natural brown Masham wool, which when overdyed, allows for beautifully deep saturated tones.
|Manufacturer||The Fibre Co.|
|Fibre||60% merino wool, 30% brown masham wool and 10% mohair|
|Recommended Needle Size||4–5 mm / / US6–8|
|Gauge||18–20sts – 10cm/4“|
|Meterage||216m/236yrds – 100g|
|Care Instructions||Wash by hand in cool water|
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