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Dreadlock - Whoopi - 820g skein

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This 820g skein of amazingly thick yarn is a blend of 50% wool & 50% viscose at approx. 15mm wide.

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This 820g skein of Whoopi is a blend of 50% wool and 50% viscose combined to create a white, slightly lustrous, smooth, dense woolly yarn. This yarn has been wound straight onto hanks direct from the spinning process and therefore to avoid unnecessary extra knots or joins, we are leaving them just as they have come to us. There may also be the odd knot (or two) where the reeler has had to join two ends.


Let the yarn inspire you to create the chunkiest of projects. The 820g skein is brilliant for extreme knitting and crochet, mega knotting and weaving pieces and fantastic for sculptural installations.

Designers and students needing a wow factor love this yarn as it has so many possibilities for dramatic creations.

The yarn will dye, but due to the blend of both animal and vegetable fibres dye with either acid or procion dyes to give a muted, denim type effect, or dye with both dyes so all the fibres take the pigment. It could also be painted with silk paints or other types of dyes straight onto the yarn if you don’t have a big enough dye bath!

Think rugs, hammocks, pots and vessels, hair for dolls …or yourself!

Suitable Crafts: Extreme knitting, mega crochet, huge weaving, chunky knotting, dyeing.


Create massive and impressive projects created from this 820g skein of a super thick mix of wool and viscose. This fabulous yarn is repeatable.

Additional Information

Search Key Whoppi Dreadlock
Main Fibre Content Wool
Price Per 100g £2.45
Feltable Yes
Dyeable Yes
Search Colour Cream
Crafts Suitable For Crocheting, Dyeing, Feltmaking, Knitting, Knotting, Macrame, Weaving
Ply n/a
Gauge or Tension 20/25mm needles and thicker!
Yarn Count 15mm wide
Wraps Per Inch (WPI) 1.6
Length 4.25m per 100g
Product Weight N/A
When It's Gone It's Gone No
Washing Instructions Gentle Hand Wash, Dry Flat
Package Unit No
Skein Weight 820g skein
Colour No
Colour No
Thickness or Size No