Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight

  • £2.85


Jamieson & Smith are world-renowned for their extensive range of yarns made from the finest fleeces from Shetland. Their 2ply Jumper Weight yarn is the go-to yarn for stranded colourwork, creating a beautifully smooth fabric on blocking.

Patterns using Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight can be found in the following books:
A Year of Techniques
Fair Isle Designs from Shetland Knitters
Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook
Knitsonik Stranded Colourwork Playbook
Jamieson & Smith: A Shetland Story

We also have a selection of starter packs of 2ply Jumper Weight in our kits section.

Technical Information
Content: 100% Real Shetland wool
Recommended needle size: 2.5 - 3.25mm [US 1.5 - 3]
Tension (gauge): 32 sts and 32 rows to 10cm [4in] over stocking stitch on 3mm needles
Number of metres per ball: 115m [125yds] per 25g ball
Washing instructions: Cool handwash separately

Shaila mittens
This is the recommended yarn for Ella Gordon's Shaila mittens, which require 2 x 25g balls in each of 2 different shades (100g of yarn in total). The Shaila mittens are shown in shades 23 and 54, use the dropdown menu to see other shades available. Decide on your own combination, or buy one of our Shaila kits.

Oorik Tank Top
This is also (along with J&S Shetland Supreme Jumper Weight) the recommended yarn for Mary Jane Mucklestone's Oorik Tank Top. Either choose your own shades, or browse our Oorik kit options.

Approximate age: 6 (12, 24) months
To fit chest: 43 (48, 53) cm [17 (19, 20¾) in]
Finished chest size: 48 (53, 57.5) cm [19 (20¾, 22¾) in]

Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme Jumper Weight (see separate product listing) 
Yarn A: Gaulmogot (2006); 1 x 50g ball all sizes

Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight
Yarn B: Shade FC15; 1 (1, 2) x 25g balls
Yarn C: Shade 9144; 1 x 25g ball all sizes
Yarn D: Shade 66; 1 x 25g ball all sizes


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