Blue Faced Leicester 4ply, Naturally Dyed


Blue Faced Leicester 4ply comes in a variety of beautiful shades for all your knitting, crochet and weaving projects.

The yarn:

Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) 4 ply yarn is the ideal choice for accessories and garments. It combines just the right amount of softness with great stitch definition for all your favourite 4ply patterns. Why have a look at  our patterns? It is especially good for knitting and crochet and can also be used for weaving and other textile art projects.

The colours:

Please  note, colours won’t always be from the same dye batch, so if you need more than 1 or 2 skeins, let me know and I can custom dye for you in the quantity you need for you project.

This Blue Faced Leicester 4ply yarn is carefully hand dyed and there will be subtle tonal variations in the skeins which makes the colours even more beautiful!

All the colours are fixed with a mineral mordant (alum) which ensures they are light and colourfast. The dyes are all natural, and the mordant is safe, environmentally friendly and no nasty chemicals here!

Briar Rose: Dyed with Cudbear lichen. (Sustainably and carefully sourced)

Pink: cochineal gives this beautiful warm pink

Peach: Madder can dye a range of peach and apricot colours

Aquae: a 2 colour yarn with green and blue, swirling like a lake

Ice Blue: created with Saxon Blue

Autumn: a 2 colour blend of yellows and warm orange from chamomile and madder



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The Colours