Cornish Chunky is a woollen spun wool yarn: 100% British pure new wool from Blue Faced Leicester Sheep.
Woolen spun wool is softer and lighter than worsted spun wool. This process preserves the crimps in wool structure, thereby enhancing its thermal property.
Colours: Natural (non-dyed) / Purple / Silver
Weight: 100 g
Tension: 16sts x 23rows (10 x 10cm)
Length: 110metres / 120yards
Composition: 100% pure new wool from Blue Faced Leicester Sheep (English Breed)
Made in Britain - Spun in Cornwall Specially for KnitUK Limited
As the woollen wool is not combed as it is in the worsted process and it is a natural fibre that come from livestock, occasionally you may find some small pieces of straw or grass in this yarn. Most knitters are used to pulling these out, which is very easy.