Ripples Crafts - Hand Dyed Yarn

Burras 100% Merino

Burras is the Gaelic for caterpillar - and what do caterpillars turn into? Beautiful, multi-coloured butterflies.

Burras comes in 2 hank weights - either 100g (which contains approx 366m of yarn) or 20g hanklets containing approximately 72 meters of single ply 100% merino yarn.

The nature of this yarn, combined with my dyeing techniques, means the finished yarn is not a solid colour, but rather a variegated mix of hues of one colour. Please note that even though every care is taken to ensure all the dye is exhausted during the dyeing process, if you're planning to use this yarn in stranded colourwork you should do a test square first, especially when mixing very saturated shades with very pale shades, to ensure there is no colour leaching.

The merino for this yarn is sourced from non-mulesed flocks of merino sheep.




A Secret Jewel (B)

A Secret Jewel (B)

A mix of vilets, pinks and greens Please note each and every hank will be different because of the dyeing method used

£16.00

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A Slice of Lime B

A Slice of Lime B

A zingy green - great on its own, or fabulous mixed in with other shades as a popping contrast

£16.00

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Assynt Gorse B

Assynt Gorse B

A mustardy yellow shade, the colour of the gorse found in the hills

£16.00

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Assynt Peat B

Assynt Peat B

Each hank of Burras contains approximately 366m of single ply merino yarn -  the weight of this yarn equates to 4ply. Assynt Peat is a deep...

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Birch Bark B

Birch Bark B

Birch Bark is a mix of coppery and orange shades - the colour of the bark in the beautiful birch woodlands around Assynt, especially when it peels...

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Crushed Blaeberries B

Crushed Blaeberries B

A rich, deep purple shade with pink undertones

£16.00

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Culag Woods B100

Culag Woods B100

Culag Woods is a semi solid khaki green shade

£16.00

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Jewelled B

Jewelled B

Jewelled has taken to the Burras base like the proverbial duck to water!  The colour is a mix of pink and violet, and because of the way it is...

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Moonshine B

Moonshine B

Each hank of Burras contains approximately 366m of single ply merino yarn -  the weight of this yarn equates to 4ply. Moonshine is a silvery...

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Poppy B

Poppy B

A cheerful, poppy red shade

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