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Purelife British Sheep Breeds Add to My Favorites
Count on Rowan for innovation, and with the creation of "Purelife British Sheep Breeds" yarn, they've put a new twist on the eco-friendly approach. As an annually renewable natural resource, the Rowan British wool is shorn & blended from 4 classic British sheep breeds (Jacob, Black Welsh, Bluefaced Leicester & Suffolk). Then the beautiful undyed wool is spun into 5 natural shades capturing the beauty of each breed's fleece. With its natural lanolin maintained, "British Sheep Breeds" yarn is the ideal choice for warm outerwear & rugged sweaters for men & women all fall & winter.

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Fall 2010
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About This Yarn
 BrandRowan [www]
 DistributorWestminster Fibers, Inc. [www]
 Made InEngland
 Date Released Fall 2008
 Yardage120 yds.
 Weight100g
 Yarn Weight Bulky
 Fiber Content Wool
 Texture Plied
 Gauge (st. /4 in.)13
 Needle Size(s) 10.5 US (6.5mm)
 Availability Currently Produced
 MSRP$13.95
 CareHand Wash Warm & Dry Flat.

Colors
Currently Produced Colors

950: Blue Faced Leicester
(Off White)
Released:
Fall 2008

951: Black Welsh
(Black)
Released:
Fall 2008

952: Mid Brown Jacob
(Brown)
Released:
Fall 2008

954: Steel Grey Suffolk
(Gray)
Released:
Fall 2008

955: Shetland Mooritt
(Tan)
Released:
Fall 2010

957: Light Masham
(Tan)
Released:
Fall 2011
Discontinued Colors

953: Dark Grey Welsh
(Gray)
Discontinued:
Fall 2010


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Garment: Bainbridge Belted Poncho

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Bainbridge Belted Poncho
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British Sheep Ambleside Pullover
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British Sheep Breeds Gayle Coat
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British Sheep Cable Back Cardi
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British Sheep Hedgerow Tee
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British Sheep Heritage Vest
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British Sheep Mahonia Cape
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British Sheep Oxnop Pullover
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British Sheep Penrith Jacket
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British Sheep Tunic Vest
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British Sheep Winter Cherry Coat
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Ivelet Jacket
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Kettlewell Pullover
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