What can you make with tweed yarn?
- Chill Time Adult Cardigan.
- Chill Time Child Cardigan.
- Great Curves Knit Poncho.
- Tweed Jacket.
- Simple Cable Knit Cardigan.
- Stepping Stones Crochet Pullover.
- Textured Shifts Knit Sweater.
- Hi-Low Crochet Poncho.
What is tweed yarn?
Tweed yarn is a type of yarn that features contrasting flecks of colour on a solid background. The flecks of color are often small pieces of short fibre leftover from carding spun together with plies of another fibre.
What is the weight of Lion brand tweed yarn?
Tweed Stripes (DISCONTINUED)
|Weight:||Bulky / Chunky|
|Gauge:||14-15 sts / 10 cm (4″)|
|Balls:||85g; 132m (144 yds)|
|Care:||Machine wash (30C)|
|Styles:||Self-striping (gradient marl)|
What is special about Harris Tweed?
Made in only one remote location in the world, Harris Tweed is the only fabric protected by its own act of Parliament, The Harris Tweed Act 1993 (they mean business!). Manufactured using the finest Scottish Cheviot wool, it is one of the most remarkable textiles in existence.
Is tweed natural or synthetic?
Tweed is a type of wool weave that is designed for weather resistance. Since they’re made from natural wool, each tweed product looks slightly different, which has always added to the allure.
What yarn does not stretch?
You’re looking for fibers that won’t stretch, even if they get wet in the rain, so consider cotton yarn or even synthetic yarn options (the 4 Ball Market Bag Crochet Kit above is made with Lion Brand Kitchen Cotton).