Bluefaced Leicester DK – Pacific


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Bluefaced Leicester wool harvested from sheep ethically raised in the UK.

A delightful, hard-wearing yarn that is also soft. Ideal for garments.

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SKU: JMF_BFL_Pacific Category: Brand:


  • 100g skein, 185m (202yds).
  • Suggested Knitting range: 18-20sts in 10cm/4″ in stocking stitch on 4 – 4.5mm needles.
  • Hand or gentle machine wash. Dry flat.

Bluefaced Leicester hails from Leicestershire in the English Midlands and is so named because the sheep’s face appears to have a blue tint due to the dark skin underneath the short white hair.

Spun from 100% BFL wool, this yarn yields hard-wearing garments, like sweaters and other outerwear. But the wool is not just strong, it is soft. Because the wool of the Bluefaced Leicester is curled–rather than crimped–the resulting fibre has excellent drape.

Additional information

Weight 110 g
Dimensions 260 × 100 × 90 mm