Bessie May’s Nettle – inspiring aran weight natural yarn from the Lishie lou range.
Back to nature with 70% organic wool, in 7 natural soft dusty shades, with a 30% twist of undyed nettle fibre, defining the natural style, and creating a gentle coloured yarn, with a lovely fleck from the natural nettle fibre. This colour being ‘Hettie’ a soft dusky warm orange/red blend.
Bessie May’s Nettle has been a hit already, as a new and exciting fibre mix, introduced to the Lishie lou range to bring something different to your designs.
Yes Bessie May Nettle is really made with Stinging Nettle Fibre – a fibre used for all sorts of things by our ancestors, including yarns, weaving, as well as for food and healing, being a strong and versatile plant fibre.
Bessie May Nettle knits into a lovely weight fabric, and is perfect for cabling or showing off deep stitch definition.
|Ball||50g / 80 m|
|Tension||10x10cm = 16 sts, 22 rows|
We pride ourselves on providing something special – the finest quality fibres, fibre mixes, and distinct colour choices – which is why we only sell our own yarns.
All our yarns are designed by us, and spun exclusively for Bessie May in the best mills in Italy, which we ship from the Bessie May Studio in the UK, worldwide.