Moorit Shetland Bulky Textured Yarn AR0108TAU


Moorit Shetland Bulky Handspun Textured Yarn.  AR0108TAU. A jumbo bulky thick and thin yarn for added interest and character.

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Moorit Shetland Bulky Handspun Textured Yarn.  AR0108TAU.

I handspun Moorit Shetland wool into a 2 ply thick and thin textured art yarn.  I love how the natural color and texture play so much together. 

  • Wool: Moorit Shetland wool
  • 2-4 WPI
  • Yarn weight: 7 Jumbo Bulky
  • 20 yd skein

This yarn has so much texture and natural color.  Shetland Moorit is a lovely natural colored brown wool. Moorit is the name of this particular red brown natural color that only certain Shetland Sheep have. It has a luscious and warm richness in color that can only come from the natural color the sheep grows itself.  This Shetland Wool comes from a primitive sheep breed originally in the Shetland Islands. It is known for combining light weight with unusual durability. It has a large range of fineness.

I wove a peg loom rug that was about 5 feet long with this yarn.  I also crocheted a funky headband hat for myself.  I used approx 50 yds (depending on thickness of band and/or amount and length of fringe).  I crocheted it in Tunisian crochet with one of my largest hooks, 20+ mm (my largest is a 22 mm). I sampled with several size hooks until I found the openness I wanted even though several sizes worked.  The last photo is of the headband hat with its dreadlock fringe. 

I can picture this woven into a shawl, scarf or a wall hanging.  Use it as the main yarn in your piece or as an edging or accent for effect.  It is a textured art yarn that is wonderful for textured weaving. 

Recommended  size 17+ knitting needle and size Q+ crochet hook for a more open flowing stitch and drape.  The yarn has been set in a hot wash and hung unweighted to dry.

Hand wash cold with (LIKE) similar colors.  Hang or lay flat to dry.

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Additional information

Weight .5 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 8 × 4 in


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