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INCREDIBLE 4 PLY, 100% German Angora 4 ply

 


Orkney Angora INCREDIBLE 4 PLY,
made in Scotland


The home of responsibly sourced angora in the UK.

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Incredible 4 ply is a hand-dyed, pure millspun German angora yarn in 4 ply fingering /light sport weigh. It has the same characteristics as Incredible DK: It is unbrushed, silky and velvety to the touch, has a low per cent of shedding, and develops an amazing "halo". This angora yarn is suitable for hand- and machine knitting. It is suitable for sweaters, accessories and warmers (hats, scarves, socks, muffs, leggings), as well as for medicinal, next-to-the-skin thermal clothing and underwear. * German Angora rabbits do not molt, angora fur is collected by shearing.

Media:
Ethically Sourced Angora by Thomson & Company Ltd. »
Orkney Angora and welfare assessments The Loop Magazine »
Angora Bunnies For Sale » (German and Giant angora bunnies for show, wool production, and companionship)
Association of German Angora Rabbit Breeders, United States »

The Island of Orkney is located in the North Sea (it is a neighbor archipelago to Fair Isle, Shetland and Faroe), where winters are severe and living without angora knitwear is impossible (it is 7 times warmer than sheep wool). The local people use angora not only for knitting sweaters and accessories, but also for making very thin angora underwear and medicinal articles (different types of warmers), and wear them next to the skin to protect themselves from the local cold. Some of the manufacturers of medicinal wear, e.g. Sigvaris, commercially manufacture angora warmers.
We use this yarn for athletic vests. Made of this yarn, they are great for snowboarding and skiing: You won't be cold at -15ºC and won't be hot at +10ºC. More information »

Labels: The manufacturer does not supply labels for this yarn. We apologise for the inconvenience. Due to the lack of labels, each batch/dyelot is stored separately in our shop, and all balls per colour are shipped only in the same dyelot. Should you have any concerns or more detailed information be required, please contact the manufacturer - Orkney Angora. Thank you for your interest in our products. - Irene & Mr.Sheep Co.

Notes: 1) Though the yarn is dyed exceptionally well, a slight tone-on-tone colour variation may occur due to hand dying in small batches; 2) There may be slight flaws in the colour at the first wash, this is natural for commercial dyes on natural fibers.

* Similar yarn: Aurora, Incredible DK, Skara Brae


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* Discontinued by the manufacturer
FIBRE: 100% German Angora
YARN WEIGHT: 4 ply Fingering /Light Sport Weight
TENSION: 10x10cm (4"): 28 sts / 36 rows
NEEDLES: 2.25 - 3.25 mm (US No.1-3)
LENGTH: approx. 400 m / 445 yards
BALL WEIGHT: 50 gr
Shade Card | Knitted Sample on 2.75 mm needles
Usage: 200 gr for Ladies' 42" bust sweater
PATTERNS: Angora Bolero download pdf
PATTERNS on Ravelry: Incredible 4 ply (link: www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/orkney-angora-incredible-angora-100-4ply/projects)
BOOKS: Crochet So Fine, 20 Exquisite Designs with Fine Yarns * suitable
MSRP (CAD): $39.99
Sale Price (CAD): $39.19
IN STOCK: 21 Cerise (3 balls), 26 Natural White (3 balls), 27 Black (1 ball), 104 Vineland (4+2 balls), 110 Peach Toffee (3 balls), 112 Bubble Gum (4 balls)
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PULLOVER, Fil Katia
PULLOVER © Anny Blatt, IREN № 11-2015. Yarn: Anny Blatt Angora Prestige

 

PATTERNS for Incredible 100% Angora 4 ply: Leaf Scarf and Angora Bolero are available in the book "Vintage Knitwear for Modern Knitters" by Lise-Lotte Lystrup published by Thames & Hudson (2008), United Kingdom. This book can be purchased on Amazon.com, or please download a free *.pdf for Angora Bolero.

Patterns for Incredible 4 ply:
INCREDIBLE 4-PLY BOLERO © Orkney Angora, designer: Ines Schweiger

Suitable patterns: Short-Sleeved Angora Pullover, © Burda Tricot Spring 2008

 

 

* Slight tone-on-tone colour variations may occur due to hand dying in small batches. Batch to batch shade variations occur.


INCREDIBLE 4 PLY, 100% German Angora 4 ply, 21 Cerise 21, Cerise
* 3 balls
  INCREDIBLE 4 PLY, 100% German Angora 4 ply, 26 Natural White 26, Natural White
* 3 balls
  INCREDIBLE 4 PLY, 100% German Angora 4 ply, 27 Black 27, Black
* 1 ball

104, Vineland
(Muted hues of Dusty Olive and Palish Grape)
* 4+2 balls
  INCREDIBLE 4 PLY, 100% German Angora 4 ply, Print 110
110, Peach Toffee
(Muted hues of Pale Peach, Peachy Apricot, Fawn and Taupe)
* 3 balls
  INCREDIBLE 4 PLY, 100% German Angora 4 ply, Print 112
112, Bubble Gum
(Muted and Dusty hues of Pink, Lemon, Sea Green, Mint, Peach)
* 4 balls

 

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