Jacob

Jacob

The historic Jacob sheep are famous for their horns and striking two-coloured coats of dark and light wool.  The breed is believed to have come to the UK from the Middle East, possibly via Spain.  Spotted Jacob sheep can be seen in Egyptian wall paintings dated to 1800 BCE.

Our Jacob yarn is hardwearing and ideal for outerwear or slipper socks.  The yarn is worsted spun giving it a smoother handle and wonderful stitch definition.   When the fleeces arrive at our mill, we sort the fibre by colour.

This enables us to blend the fibre to achieve four undyed shades in both DK and 4-ply.

 

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Finish: woollen or worsted
  1. 5 Worsted
Specification
  1. 2 4-ply
  2. 3 DK
Handle/feel
  1. 5 medium-soft
Breed
  1. 5 Jacob
Fibre
  1. 5 medium
Colour range
  1. 2 pale
  2. 1 mid
  3. 2 dark
Colour
  1. 1 grey
  2. 2 white

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Pure Jacob White 4-ply Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn ball

Pure Jacob White 4-ply Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn

£5.40
Pure Jacob Grey DK Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn ball

Pure Jacob Grey DK Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn

£5.40
Pure Jacob Dark DK Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn ball

Pure Jacob Dark DK Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn

£5.40
Pure Jacob Dark 4-ply Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn

Pure Jacob Dark 4-ply Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn

£5.40
Pure Jacob White DK Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn ball

Pure Jacob White DK Worsted Spun Knitting Yarn

£5.40
 

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