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Black Cat Yarns
off Bridge Street
Chantry Place

NE61 1PJ

t: 01670 504045   
e: info@blackcatyarns.com

Opening Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10:00 - 4:00

Wednesday: 10:00 - 4:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 4:00
Friday: 10:00 - 4:00
Saturday: 10:00 - 4:00
Sunday: Closed

FB Black Cat Yarns    


  • Weekly - every Thursday, 10am-12:30, £3
  • Weekly - every Thursday, 1pm-3:30, £3
  • Weekly - every Friday, 10am-12:30, £3
  • Weekly - every Friday, 1pm-3:30, £3
  • Weekly - every Saturday, 10am-12:30, £3
  • Monthly - first Wednesday evening of every month, 6:30-9:00pm, £3

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  • Details of our new workshop programme now available



Drops Lima

Drops Lima

DROPS Lima is a 4 strands sport yarn, and a continuation of our great success and bestseller DROPS Nepal. The fibers are untreated, which means that they are only washed and not exposed to any chemical treatment prior to the dyeing. This highlights the fibers’ natural properties, while it provides also a better shape and texture quality.

Lima can be used with advantage for outdoor garments like classic Norwegian sweaters and sportswear, that are usually knitted tight for good shape stability. This hard wearing and durable wool quality is combined with the lovely and comfortable properties that the alpaca is known for. A sport yarn with a little bit more luxury!

DROPS Lima contains mixed colours, this means the wool is manufactured by carding the colours together before spinning, which gives it a mixed effect.

Made in Peru.

Find Patterns for Drops Lima Here

65% Wool, 35% Alpaca
Length: 92m / 50g
Tension: 21 sts x 28 rows x 10cm
Yarn Group: B (20 - 22 stitches)
Needles: 4mm (UK 8 / US 6)
Hand Wash, max 30°C / Dry Flat / Feltable

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