‘St MAGNUS’ 50/50 DK & 4-Ply
Kate Middleton Royal Angora Wedding Shrug/Bolero – pattern will suit 4-ply or DK yarns. The photographs don’t show the garments knitted from Orkney Angora which may not be as fuzzy as the ones shown although our yarns can be brushed up.
Technical details :
DK: Woollen spun, 4/16’s NM, unbrushed.
Recommended tension: 20sts over 10cm (4″).
Length: Approx 200 metres/50 grams.
Suitable Hand/Standard machine. Very popular for DK patterns.
4-Ply: Woollen spun, 2/16’s NM, unbrushed.
Recommended tension: 28sts 36 rows over 10cm (4″).
Length: Approx 400 metres/50grams.
Suitable Hand/Standard machine.
A versatile yarn blending finest, grade 1 angora with best quality (18.5 micron) lambswool.
This yarn exhibits all the finest qualities of angora. Its versatility and quality is demonstrated by its suitability for use in accessories, such as socks and gloves, as well as exclusive designer knitwear.
Available in over 35 superb shades , this beautiful yarn demonstrates a delightful lustre when dyed, augmenting the natural beauty of the yarn.
This yarn is suitable for both hand and machine knitting. Elizabeth (handknitting & crochet) and myself (machine knitting) have used this yarn extensively and it really is lovely to knit with.
Deservedly our best selling yarn for some years now.
See also our Angora Knit Kits
Amenoato Cardigan: A super new pattern using our St Magnus 50/50 has appeared in Pom Pom Quarterly Magazine
You can see the finished short sleeved, raglan cardigan here on the Ravelry page.
It takes between 3 and 6 x 50g balls depending on size.
Northern Nights Hat Pattern HERE
Mitten Pattern HERE
More Patterns HERE
Ravelry Rating: 5*. Look at over 600 projects knitted from this yarn and featured on Ravelry
Also available in our Rainbow / Variegated / Multi-coloured Angora Knitting Yarns section
PRICE for both DK and 4-Ply versions:
£10.95 per 50 gram ball
£5.70 per 25 gram ball
Can be supplied waxed on cone if required