Frangipani 5-ply Guernsey
This rare and remarkable yarn, shipped directly to us from Penzance in Cornwall, is a high-twist traditional knitter's wool, worsted spun in Yorkshire. Knit at 8 stitches to the inch, it delivers a dense fabric that is virtually water- and windproof, and shows off 'gansey' purl patterns beautifully. It's also nice knit at softer gauges. We've recently increased our range to 20 colors, including three navies!
100g, 240 yds(220m). 28-32 sts = 4"/10cm on US 2-3 (2.5-3.25mm).
COLOR: Claret. Red, red wine by candlelight.
COLOR: Damson. A handsome deep red plum.
COLOR: Heather. A dusty mid-purple, like a highland hillside.
COLOR: Amethyst. A softer, livelier version of Heather.
COLOR: Clover. Sweet (but not too sweet) powdery blush.
COLOR: Breton. Good red earth, right with nearly everything.
COLOR: Cornish Gold. Deep, intense mustard; oddly neutral.
COLOR: Olive. Darker than a cocktail olive. Brighter than loden.
COLOR: Cedar. A reflective mid-green. Not too yellow, not too blue.
COLOR: Pistachio. Soft, weathered seafoam green.
COLOR: Sea Spray. A pretty northern aqua (that is, not 'swimming pool').
COLOR: Ocean Deep. Fathomless harbor turquoise.
COLOR: Falmouth Navy. Think Dark Navy with a splash of Ocean Deep.
COLOR: Dark Navy. A super saturated inky blue. The next best thing to black.
COLOR: Navy. The brightest of our three navies. Very nautical.
COLOR: Greystone. Soft lavender with a silver hue.
COLOR: Moonlight. A lucent, mercurial grey.
COLOR: Aran. The creamy natural of quintessential 'fisherman knits.'
COLOR: Black. What can we say?