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Won't you be my Neighbor? - 4 oz

Won't you be my Neighbor? - 4 oz

We currently have 15 in stock.
$ 12.00

WQED, our local PBS station, was the home of Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood. The show had its beginning in a show called Children’s Corner that Fred Rogers developed for WQED in 1953. After a stint in Canada, Rogers brought Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood back to WQED and created the PBS show generations of kids know and love.

All of the iconic cardigans that Fred Rogers wore in the show were handknit by his own mother. Learn more about them in this video:

http://www.fredrogers.org/frc/news/mister-rogers-shares-how-his-mother-showed-love

This blend is modeled after one of Mr. Roger’s famous handknit sweaters, a cabled number in harvest gold. The mix of Blue Faced Leicester and Shetland wool is an ideal sweater blend.

Won't you be my Neighbor? is a blend of 50% Blue Faced Leicester wool and 50% Shetland wool.  This listing is for 4 ounces of blended combed top.

Designed by Hipstrings, custom processed in the UK according to our specifications.

Care:  This fiber will felt.  Hand wash cold and lay flat to dry.

 


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