Awesome Arapawa 100gm 'Kingmaker'


$40.00 NZDincl GST


5 in stock


Awesome Arapara 4ply - Arapawa / Merino blend

This colourway is named after the song 'Kingmaker' by Tami Neilson 


Awesome Arapawa is a blend of white Merino and natural coloured Arapawa wool which results in a beautiful heathered finish. Arapawa sheep are famed for having been abandoned on islands in the Marlborough Sounds as a food source if sailors got shipwrecked on the islands.

Product details:

Composition - 75% Merino / 25% Arapawa
Thickness - 4 ply construction, knits as DK weight / size 3
Length - Approx 368m (402yds) per 100gm
Recommended needle size - 3.5 - 4mm (4-6 US)
Tension - 10cm (4”) square = 24 sts x 30 rows - 3.5mm
Care instructions - Hand wash / Air dry

This product has been kettle dyed to create a variegated colourway. This technique can result in colour variances between and within batches which adds to their uniqueness. For this reason, as well as possible variances due to the device or screen you are viewing the images on, consider the images provided as indicative only. 

This is a limited edition colourway which means that to preserve it's uniqueness it will not be repeated.

Limited edition colourways are named after songs by female recording artists from New Zealand. If you love the yarn you might just love the music too! Enjoy watching and listening to the video of the song.