Opus | Walcot Yarns


shades | Blacklight


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  • Product Description

      Walcot Yarns' first blend, Opus, is a lush spin of Falkland Merino and Baby Alpaca. Opus is a lofty Sport weight yarn perfect for garments and a winner for luscious accessories too. A super soft handle, more similar to cashmere than your typical merino/alpaca blend, this is both a luxurious and hard wearing yarn.

      In our featured images Lisa is wearing the Koro Koro Shawl, knit using two skeins each of Castlerock and Goldenrod and the Narbeth Cowl, using one skein each of Splashed White and Charcoal.

      Check out our short video below to see Joy's "Boxed and Cabled" cardigan too.

      (All links are to pattern pages on

      Please note: From December 2021 the meters per skein will be increasing to 350m from 325m. To allow for this change over period please ensure you use 325m when calculating your yarn requirements.

      Needle Size: 3mm-4mm
      Fibre Content: 70% Merino Wool 30% Baby Alpaca
      Weight: 100 grams
      Length: 325-350 metres
      Tension: 28sts to 10cm. Your tension may vary.
      Care Instructions: Hand Wash
  • Delivery and Returns
    • Shipping Carrier

      Packages can be shipped via An Post (the Irish National Postal Service) or DPD / DHL Courier.

      We ship Tuesday - Friday each week.


      Rates within Ireland 

      Standard Post: €4.95

      Express (Tracked) Post: €5.95

      DPD Courier: €7.50


      Rates to Northern Ireland 

      Tracked Post: €7.00


      England, Scotland and Wales

      DPD Courier: €14.50

      (Unfortunately we cannot ship to the Channel Islands at the moment.)

      A note re Brexit:

      VAT will automatically be collected at checkout on order values under £135 (the prices you see when browsing include VAT).

      On orders over £135 VAT is collected by the shipping courier and we will then refund this amount to you post-purchase.


      To Europe

      Tracked Shipping starts at €7.00

      Rate will be calculated before check out depending on location.

      DHL Rates are also offered at checkout.

      All international packages are sent via a Tracked Express Service.


      To the USA and Canada

      Up to 2kg: €12.00

      DHL Rates are also offered at checkout.


      To New Zealand and Australia

      Up to 2kg: €14.00

      DHL Rates are also offered at checkout.


      Please see here for our refund / exchange policy.

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  • Product Details
    • Variant: Blacklight
    • SKU:
    • In Stock: 8
    • Weight: 100 g
    • Product Type: 43
    • Collection: Over €20