Amble by The Fibre Co.

The Fibre Co

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01 Amble Scafell Pike
11 Amble Eden Valley
66 Windermere
105 White Heather
150 Saddleback Slate
130 Isel
160 Fair Hill
14 Buttermere
16 Helvellyn
44 Appleby Castle
56 Catbells
170 Blackbeck
250 Wide Blue Yonder
240 Exodus

70% Easy-wash Merino wool, 20% Easy-wash alpaca, 10% recycled nylon

Fingering weight

325 m (355 yd) / 100 g 

Gauge: 32 sts per 10 cm (4 in) on 2.5mm (1.5 US)

When The Fibre Co. set out to design a sock yarn, we stayed true to our guiding principle of harnessing the beauty that nature provides in a way that is gentle on our planet. We waited until a recycled nylon and an alternative to the standard chlorine processed washable wools became available. The end result is a soft yet durable yarn from Merino wool and alpaca fibres processed with an eco-friendly anti-shrinkage Easy-wash treatment. The recycled nylon adds strength and durability. We named this yarn Amble to reflect the kind of slow relaxed walking we enjoy here in the English Lake District. The shades are borrowed from the successful palette in our Cumbria yarn with the cream and all heathers using a natural ecru Suri alpaca whilst the others use a natural brown Suri alpaca.

Machine wash on wool cycle or hand wash at 30C / 86F. Dry flat.

Category: alpaca, fingering, merino, nylon, sock, wool, yarn

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