Les brebis de beaurivage East Friesian - Fingering Weight

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We have a limited amount of extra East Friesian skeins from our May box for the Beyond Merino Yarn Club. If you're a club member and would like your extra skeins to be shipped with your next club box please use the coupon code provided in your email to avoid extra shipping charges. If you'd like your purchase to ship straight away, please do not use the code; shipping will be calculated at checkout and we will ship your order right away. 

This month’s East Friesian yarn from Les Brebis du Beaurivage is a single-ply, in a light fingering weight. The yarn has a slight halo, and despite its fineness, it creates a very appealing fabric when worked at a fairly loose gauge (on 3.25mm needles), allowing it plenty of space to bloom.

This yarn is very “lively” because it’s a single ply with a relatively high twist. If you’re working from a centre-pull ball or cake and find that the yarn is kinking too much, try working from the other end of the ball as that can help to avoid adding extra twist as you’re working.


"Daybreak" was this month's bright colour option, "Aurora" was the jewel option, "Galaxy" was the dark option, and "Atmosphere" was the neutral option.

As we've mentioned, the weight of the skeins is quite variable. All skeins are at least 110g (4oz), with some weighing up to 130g. Please keep this in mind when planning your projects.

For more information on working with hand-dyed yarns, please see our FAQs page.

Yarn Info

  • Content: 100% East Friesian wool
  • Yardage: 110-120g (4-4¼ oz)/approx. 454-495m (495-540 yds) 
  • Weight: Fingering weight
  • Suggested Needle Size: US 2-4 (2.5-3.5mm)
  • Gauge: 24-28 sts = 4" (10cm)
  • Care: Handwash in cool water


  • Source of Fibre: Ferme les brebis du Beaurivage, Lévis, QC, Canada
  • Spinning: Custom Woolen Mills, Carstairs, Alberta, Canada
  • Hand-dyeing: Sweet Paprika in Montreal, QC, Canada
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