Westbury Worsted | Townhouse Yarns


shades | Amethyst


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  • Product Description

      Westbury Worsted is a dreamy blend of 50% Superwash Merino and 50% Silk, with a gentle twist for ultimate drape and shine. (All our merino is also mulesling-free, of course.)

      This new base in the Townhouse Yarns range was released to celebrate our 15th year in business here at This is Knit, so it really is something very special indeed.

      Each skein measures 100g and features 184 metres of delicious saturated colour.

      Please consider when ordering that as this is a hand dyed item, there may be variations in each batch.

      Needle Size: 5mm, US 8
      Fibre Content: 50% Merino Wool 50% Silk
      Weight: 100 grams
      Length: 184 metres
      Tension: 18sts to 10cm, Your tension may vary.
      Care Instructions: Hand Wash. Singles Yarn and may require additional care.

      A Note on Care:

      Westbury Worsted is a a gently spun luxury blend of merino and silk fibres. A little extra love can be required for a yarn this special. If loose fibres begin to pill then we can highly recommend the Gleener Pill Remover to keep your projects looking their best.

  • 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: Amethyst
    • SKU:
    • In Stock: 3
    • Weight: 100 g
    • Product Type: Yarn