Saxon merino sheep developed in Spain in the 16th century. They were highly prized for their fine wool. In 1788, the first Merino sheep arrived in Australia derived from the famed Royal Merino Flocks of Spain. Thus procuring the "Saxon" genetics of merino with a micron of 12.5. Since then, wool has always been used in fashion.
Fiber: 100% USA Merino
Yarn: Woolen soft spun 2ply Sport
Yardage: 100 per skeins
Projects: hats and other accessories.
Color: Hand dyed variegated color "the brine of the sea" ... salty...deep reds, lipstick shades of pink, peach, salmon, tan, purples.
Patterns: Each yarn comes with reversible Barbara Walker favorite pattern booklet. Included are knitting tips for casting on and such...happy knitting!!!