Soft, silky yarn spun from 100% British Bluefaced Leicester. This hardy hill breed produces gorgeously soft, silky wool with a lustrous handle that is a joy to craft with. Choose from a range of evocative, natural, undyed shades or a palette of beautiful rich tonal hues, each of which depict the depth and captivating colours of the countryside that surround us here in the heart of Yorkshire. From the luscious green rolling hills of the Pennine Way to the rugged, brooding beauty of the natural limestone rocks at Malham Cove, the essence of Yorkshire is spun into every hank. This DK yarn really is one of the finest in Britain - wool at its purest and a superb example of the incredible quality of British fleece. Spun at our mill in Yorkshire. Fibers: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool (BFL) Weight: DK Yardage: 244 yards (223 meters) Unit weight: 100 grams (3.53 ounces) Needle size: US 6 Gauge: 22 sts = 4 inches Care: Hand wash. Lay flat to dry.