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Spoiled Sheep Thor Yarn

: Thor 2015

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This Gotland cross 100% wool lace weight yarn is just waiting to be a cozy blanket or sweater. Soft, lustrous, and sustainable, this yarn is perfect for your next project. These limited edition Spoiled Sheep yarns are sourced locally from Rose Butte Ranch, and each is crafted from the fleece of an individual sheep, making each skein truly unique.

Thor, the wether from whom this Spoiled Sheep, steel grey yarn comes.

Thor was a handsome Gotland cross wether with truly gorgeous steel grey lustrous fleece. Thor was the "bellwether" - the lead sheep of the flock. He was loving and smart, and he loved lambs - when Nell was in labor he laid as close as he could near the paddock fence so he could watch over her. If you are lucky enough to own some of Thor's beautiful yarn we hope it will bring you the same joy that Thor brought to Rose Butte Ranch.

"Why is our flock Spoiled? We shear the flock every year at the beginning of summer, for their greatest comfort during both the hot and cold seasons of the year. They enjoy full access to pasture year-round and are fed alfalfa hay grown in our own field during the winter. Fresh spring water flows freely into their trough, ensuring a constant supply of clean water. Their barn is cooled with a misting system and fan during the heat of the summer, and in winter is warmly bedded with straw. Treats from the garden are always a big hit. Last but certainly not least, they are guarded around the clock by our loving and dedicated Livestock Guardian Dog team. It's a good life for our sheep - and we think it shows in the beauty and quality of our yarn and fleece." - Spoiled Sheep Yarn

Yarn Details

Weight: Lace (22 WPI)

Texture: 2-Ply

Put up: Twisted Hank

Fiber Content: 100% Corriedale Wool

Unit Weight: 100 grams

Yardage: 200 yards/182 meters

Gauge: 8+ stitches per inch

Recommended Needle Size: US00(1.75mm)-US2(2.75mm)

Care Instructions: Hand wash room temperature, air dry flat

Country of Origin: United States


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Spoiled Sheep Yarn comes from the Rose Butte Ranch. This small farm near Spokane, Washington is home to a sustainable "boutique" flock of natural colored sheep of many different breeds and beautiful colors. The flock size is limited to keep the pasture productive, and the sheep healthy and happy.