Yarn weight: Fingering (14 wpi)
Gauge: 24 sts = 4"
Needle size: 2.75-4mm / US 2-6
Yardage: 306 yards / 280m = 50g
Care: Handwash, lay flat to dry
Use for: Garments, stranded colourwork.
Project suggestions: Amanda and Laura have both used Bio Shetland + lace weight silk mohair to make Stockholm Slipovers. Check out our BC Garn Inspiration Bundle on Ravelry!
Bio Shetland is a fingering weight, 100% wool yarn. It comes in a beautiful range of melange colours that are perfect for knitting on their own or pairing together for stranded or fair-isle knitting projects. Soft and fluffy, Bio Shetland is a woolen-spun yarn, which makes it perfect for cozy garments guaranteed to keep you warm all year long. Like many of the BC Garn range, Bio Shetland is 100% organic GOTS certified product, making it an ethical and sustainable yarn.
We’re already using Bio Shetland to make sweaters, vests, accessories, hats, and shawls. Bio Shetland would be an excellent choice for lace, stranded, and cabled projects - just about anything!GOTS (Global Organic Textile Standard) is a guarantee of focus on the environment and sustainability in all stages of the manufacturing process. Requirements in relation to the dyeing process, handling of waste water and energy usage are monitored on an ongoing basis, along with social ethics and worker related aspects of the manufacturing process. The final yarn's quality is also inspected. GOTS is a world-wide acknowledged environmental branding which only certified distributors may use.