Black Cat Yarns (formerly Treacle Wool Shop)
off Bridge Street
t: 01670 504045
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Wednesday: 10:00 - 4:00
Thursday: 10:00 - 4:00
Friday: 10:00 - 4:00
Saturday: 09:30 - 4:00
DROPS Lace is a wonderful mix of 70% baby alpaca and 30% mulberry silk, spun into a 2 strands yarn with a generous length of about 800 meters per skein. This means that one skein is usually enough for a large lace project.
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.
DROPS Lace is a lace yarn at its very best: delicately fine and incredibly soft, which makes it perfect for creating lightweight shawls, wraps, and scarves with intricate and decorative lace motifs.
While the suggested tension is small, most lace patterns recommend a much larger needle or hook size so that the lace really stands out. Tension in lace depends on how open or lacy a fabric you want and needle/hook size can vary. Made in Peru. Find patterns for Drops Lace here
70% Alpaca, 30% Silk
Length: Approx 800m /100g
Tension: 28 sts x 34 rows x 10 cm
Yarn Group: A (23 - 26 stitches)
Needles: 3 mm (UK 11)
Handwash, max 30°C / Stretch to right measurements and dry flat/feltable