Merino Shetland - Light Worsted


Merino Shetland is a perfect yarn for making patterned jumpers for both adults and kids. This yarn adds comfort and warmth to winter cardigans and kids coats. The soft Merino Shetland colours offer a variety of possibilities for making cable hats and textured scarves.

Each ball weighs 50 grams and has 100 meters. This is a medium weight yarn and we recommend using size 6 – 7 (U.S.)/(4 – 4.5 mm) knitting needles and size G6 - 7 (U.S.)/(4 – 4.5 mm) crochet hooks. 9 balls of yarn are required to make a size 12 woman’s long sleeve jumper. To make a 4x4” tension square work 17 sts and 23 rows. Machine wash up to 30º C on a wool cycle. Do not tumble dry.

Yarn weight: Worsted   Hank weight: 50g
Fibre: 80% Superwash Virgin Wool, 20% Viscose
Length: 100m / 109yds per 50g hank
Tension / Gauge: 17 sts / per 10 cm / 4.5 in
Needle size: 4-4.5 mm / 6-7 US
Care: Gently machine wash colours separately in cool water. Lay flat to dry