Ashford Tekapo 8 Ply is now being replaced with a softer alternative called Ashford DK - in 40 new shades. Click here to view.
100% Pure New Zealand Wool
This 8ply double knit (DK) yarn is a locally grown and processed Corriedale wool especially designed for softness and strength.
It is lofty and bulky and ideal for crochet blankets as well as being robust and durable enough for knitting, weaving and knit/felt garments, accessories and projects.
Fibre: Corriedale 100% New Zealand wool
Weight: 8 Ply Double knit
Meterage: 200 m (218 yds) per 100 gm ball
Recommended Needles: 4mm - 4.5 mm needles.
Tension/Gauge: 20sts - 22 sts x 28 rows for 10cm square swatch. Gauge may differ between individuals - we recommend knitting a swatch to suit your pattern.
Care: Handwash only, dry flat in shade, warm iron, dry cleanable. We recommend using Eucalan Delicate Wash - a non rinse gentle lanolin solution to soften and condition your special Ashford Tekapo wool.