Schenley is another chapter in our luxury blends that are inspired by Pittsburgh philanthropists. Mary Schenley donated money for schools and churches throughout Pittsburgh, but it generally most well known for her gifts of land to establish Schenley Park - a public park encompassing 456 acres in the East End of Pittsburgh as well as gifting the land for the Carnegie Institute - where the Carnegie Library, Carnegie Museum of Art and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History now stand.
Schenley is comprised of 40% Baby Camel, 20% Baby Llama, 20% Superfine Merino wool and 20% Mulberry Silk and is sold in 4 ounce increments.
Show in the listing photo is a nest (most online orders are shipped as a nest in a plastic reclosable bag) of four ounces. A one ounce handspun skein is show below the fiber. Sample yarn is a 2 ply - how this fiber spins up will vary greatly depending on drafting method, thickness of single and other such factors.
Care: Hand wash in tepid water (we recommend Unicorn Fibre Wash), lay flat to dry. This fiber will felt!
This item ships for free within the United States. Discounted International Shipping.
Colors may vary according to monitors, but all effort has been taken to accurately depict the colors of the fiber.