Kowhai – DK Rough Ridge

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Kowhai: 250m skeins = approx. 100g. Hand-dyed. The mustardy yellow of the velvety drooping flowers of the Kowhai tree, one of New Zealand’s most recognisable native trees. The flowers are much loved by Tui who drinks the nectar to intoxication every spring.

This yarn is named after Rough Ridge, the geographical location of the farm in the Maniototo where the merino-cross sheep come from. The picture on the label shows the rocky hills of Rough Ridge with the shearing shed in the foreground. You can see the shearers vans parked outside the woolshed.

  • 250m skeins = approx. 100g.
  • Gauge: 20 – 22 sts per 10cm on 4mm or 4.5mm needles

$30.00 NZD (per Skein)

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