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Cumbria

(3 customer reviews)

£18.50

Englandโ€™s stunning north-western landscape with its deep blue lakes and sheep-grazed fells inspired this classic worsted-weight yarn made from fine Merino for softness, wool from the English Masham sheep for a beautiful heathered colour and Argentinian mohair for strength and lustre. Fabrics made from Cumbria are soft yet strong, making it a perfect yarn for everyday knitwear. โ€œThe unique combination creates a fabric with great stitch definition and next-to-skin softness. Choose from shades inspired by the mood, light and places of ...

Englandโ€™s stunning north-western landscape with its deep blue lakes and sheep-grazed fells inspired this classic worsted-weight yarn made from fine Merino for softness, wool from the English Masham sheep for a beautiful heathered colour and Argentinian mohair for strength and lustre. Fabrics made from Cumbria are soft yet strong, making it a perfect yarn for everyday knitwear.

โ€œThe unique combination creates a fabric with great stitch definition and next-to-skin softness. Choose from shades inspired by the mood, light and places of the UKโ€™s North West.โ€ โ€“ The Knitter, Issue 145

Learn more about the origin of Cumbria as well as the kits and stockist testimonials via our new Cumbria Collection Page.

3 reviews for Cumbria

  1. Remnantruth

    I got a skein of this while traveling. It was lovely to knit. It had a lovely shine to if as well>

    • Stefan Baranowski

      Thank you Ruth for your lovely review of our Cumbria yarn! We’re glad you enjoyed knitting with it. Talk soon.

  2. Margaret

    This yarn is so lovely. It has a wonderful hand, great drape, and nice sheen with just the right halo. Truly my favorite yarn ever.

    • Stefan Baranowski

      We’re glad you feel that way about our Cumbria yarn Margaret, thank you so much for the kind review!

  3. kreinaclement (verified owner)

    I made a hat for a friend, and I love the quality of this yarn. I purchased more to knit a sweater for myself now.

    • Stefan Baranowski

      That’s lovely to hear, thank you so much for the review. It’s great to see that you’re having fun knitting with our Cumbria yarn! If you’re on social media, you can always share your designs with us, we’d love to see them!

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Hank Weight
100 g
Fibre
60% Merino wool, 30% Masham wool, 10% mohair
Length
216 m (236 yd) per 100 g hank
Tension / Gauge
18โ€“20 sts per 10 cm (4 in)
Needle Size
4โ€“5mm (US 6โ€“8)
Care
Gently hand wash colours separately in cool water.
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