Sign ups are now open for our January Tartan Yarn – Clan Buchanan!
New for 2019, Baa Baa Brighouse is introducing monthly tartan inspired yarn boxes and skeins of tartan inspired yarn. Each box will contain 200g (two skeins) of exclusive hand dyed Shetland Aran weight yarn inspired by the colours of that month’s tartan along with a host of other Scottish or clan based goodies. Alternatively, you can opt to simply purchase the yarn, as many skeins as required, without the added extras. As clans often have more than one tartan – ancient, modern, hunting etc, we will choose a particular tartan from that clan which we believe will transfer the colours to knitting yarn well during the dyeing process.
Please Note: We have been asked surprising questions before but just so that we don’t leave you in any doubt, when the yarn is knitted up it will NOT form a tartan pattern, it is simply inspired by the colours of a particular tartan!
January Tartan Yarn – Clan Buchanan
Buchanan Weathered Old Tartan is January’s tartan of choice. So, perhaps if you’re a member of Clan Buchanan or one of its many Septs, or you know a knitter who is, why not treat yourself or them to this month’s Tartan Yarn?
Septs of Clan Buchanan include:
Calman, Colman, Cormack, Cousland, Dewar, Dove, Dow, Gibb, Gibbon, Gibson, Gilbert, Gilbertson, Harper, Harperson, Leavy, Lennie, Lenny, MacAldonich, MacAlman, MacAslan, MacAslin, MacAuselan, MacAuslan, MacAusland, MacAuslane, MacAlman, MacAlmont, MacAmmond, MacAsland, MacChruiter, MacCalman, MacColman, MacCormack, MacCubbin, MacCubbing, MacCubin, MacGeorge, MacGibbon, MacGreuisich, MacGubbin, MacInally, MacIndeor, MacIndoe, MacKinlay, MacKinley, MacMaster, MacMaurice, MacMurchie, MacMurchy, MacNeur, MacNuir, MacNuyer, MacQuattie, MacWattie, MacWhirter, Masters, Masterson, MacCaslin, Morrice, Morris, Morrison, Murchie, Murchison, Richardson, Risk, Rusk, Ruskin, Spittal, Spittel, Walter, Walters, Wason, Waters, Watson, Watt, Watters, Weir, Yuill, Yool, Yule, and Zuill.
Skeins will be available to purchase until Friday December 28th, 2018 and will be posted out in mid January.
Yarn: 100% Shetland Island Wool
Weight: Aran 100g skein
Length: approx 166m/182yds
Tension: 24rs x 18sts – 10cm/4”sq
Care: Hand wash only, 30 degrees, do not tumble dry