Donegal Tweed Wool is the original eco fibre.
As well as creating high quality, durable, comfortable and beautiful products, Donegal Tweed Wool is 100% natural, renewable and biodegradable. No other fibre, natural or man-made, can capture this wool’s naturally inherent benefits.
Donegal Yarns is one of the last remaining companies producing this indigenous and authentic product in Ireland.
Kilcarra Tweed range is their original Aran weight (thickness) knitting and weaving yarn. It is suitable for machine knitting, hand knitting, crochet and Felting.
Using only the best wools, it meets all the requirements of modern yarn. With its large long enduring flecks been spun in the traditional woollen spun method it has all the ingredients of the traditional homespun Donegal Tweed.
The full production process and distribution takes place at the Donegal woollen mill in the village of Kilcar, which has a long history of industrial textile manufacturing.
Here, you can buy any of the 23 shades of this yarn, in 100 gram Balls or in 200 gram Hanks/Skein at very competitive prices.
Our 100% Wool Aran Weight Donegal Tweed Yarn from Donegal Yarns, this yarn is suitable for both hand knitting and use with chunky knitting machines.
Using only the best wools it meets all the requirements of modern yarn, yet with its large flecks and having been spun in the traditional woollen spun method it has all the ingredients the traditional homespun Donegal.
- Length 320m / 350yds Approx.
- 620 Tex
- Knits with 4mm – 6mm needles
- 18 stitches x 24 rows = 10cm2 using 4.5mm needles