Satsuma is named for the Japanese Plum often named a Blood -plum. Rich layered tones of reds with undertones of purple and gold and overtones of plum. Stone fruit are always associated with Christmas in my memories, for they were a rare treat found in our Christmas socks at the end of our beds early Christmas mornings.
Weight: 12ply (knits to a 10 ply on 5mm needles at 20sts/26 rows
Fibre: 100% SW Merino
Meterage: 150m approx / weight 100gm
Needle Size: 5.5mm ; Guage: 22rows x17stitches to 10x10cm (always check guage)
Characteristics: A soft and lofty yarn sourced from our local mill in Nundle. Good for those quick projects that require warmth for those wintery days. Soft against the skin.
Use: Great for sweaters or beanies or anything requiring a 10 or 12 ply aran or worsted weight yarn.
We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.