UnderSea Rambouillet Combed Top (OOAK)
This is a hand dyed Rambouillet combed top. It is an OOAK (one of a kind, non-repeatable) variegated colorway.
Rambouillet, also known as French Merino (originating from a French town with its namesake in 1786), is a very soft and bouncy wool with a very good, slightly disorganized crimp. Compared to most merinos, Rambouillet has a bit less lustre but has a longer fibre length. Colorways dyed on Rambouillet are clear but have a softer overall effect than more lustrous wools.
Rambouillet is better spun fine than coarse and results in a yarn with loft, warmth and elasticity. It is very suitable for those special next to skin garments or accessories at the luxurious fibre softness level. It is wonderful for baby garments also.
Fiber width: ranges from 18-24 microns. Staple length: 5-10cm. Felts readily.
100% Rambouillet wool. Total weight approximately 100g.
No colorways are exactly the same... even in the same hand dyed batch! It is what makes them special.
Colors may appear differently on different fibres/fibre blends. Different settings on digital devices may also show colors differently on your screen.
Hand wash completed projects in cold water with a gentle detergent if needed. Lay flat and/or shape to dry.
The yarn bases I use are sourced from mills with best farming practices in Italy and South America, and are mulesing free.
Oh Nina! STANDARD BASES
- CLASSIC SOCK C$32 (previously Soft&Strong Sock) 75% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon. 465yd/425m - 100g - 4ply fingering weight
POSH SOCK C$32 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon. 425yd/388m - 115g - 4 ply fingering weight
- ELITE SOCK C$33 85% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 15% Nylon. 437yd/400m - 100g - 4 ply fingering weight
MERINO DK C$32 100% Superwash Merino. 246yd/225m - 100g - 4 ply DK weight
MERINO WORSTED C$32 100% Superwash Merino. 218yd/200m - 100g - 4 ply worsted weight
Oh Nina! SEASONAL BASES
- KIDSILK MOHAIR C$33 72% Kid Mohair, 28% Silk. 459yd/420m - 50g - lace weight
- SURI SILK CLOUD C$33 74% Baby Suri Alpaca, 26% Mulberry Silk. 328yd/300m - 50g - lace weight
- SOCKY BAMBOO C$32 85% Superwash Wool, 15% Natural Bamboo. 437yd/400m - 100g - fingering weight
- SO FINE SOCK C$32 75% Superwash Fine Merino - 25% Nylon. 459yd/420m - 100g - 3ply fingering weight
- POSH HIGH TWIST SOCK C$32 80% Superwash Merino - 20% Nylon. 399yd/365m - 100g - 2 ply high twist fingering weight
SILKY MERINO C$36 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk. 399yd/365m - 100g - high twist fingering weight
SILKY MERINO BAMBOO C$36 65% Superwash Merino, 20% Natural Bamboo, 15% Silk. 437yd/400m - 100g - 4 ply fingering weight
LUXE MCN C$36 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon. 437yd/400m - 100g - 4 ply fingering weight
- SO FINE SPORT C$32 100% Superwash Fine Merino. 350yd/320m - 100g - 3 ply sport weight
- POSH SPORT C$32 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon. 328yd/300m - 100g - 3 ply sport weight
- PLUSH DK C$32. 100% Superwash Extra Fine Merino. 251yd/230m - 115g - springy twist, 4 ply DK weight. (This yarn base can be considered a heavy DK or light worsted weight. It can be used for either DK or Worsted projects)
- HIGH TWIST DK C$32 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon. 265yd/243m - 100g - high twist, DK weight
MEGA BULKY MERINO C$32 100% Superwash Merino. 127yd/116m - 227g - single ply super bulky weight