100 yards hank of Appleton wool made of 2 indivisible plies. All skeins purchased at the same time and are of the same dye lot. Color is off white with the slightest tinge of green at least when twisted as a whole hank. Maybe its just the rainy day or that wool doesn’t reflect light, the yarn color in the picture is coming up much darker than it appears to the eye. Yarn 3 in the gallery picture is much closer to the true color.
Appleton tapestry wools have been produced in England from 150 years. They have been also used by William Morris for creating his best-known rugs. They are really appreciated for their colors. Since they are wash-proof, they are ideal for all types of needlepoint and rugs. Appleton wool is the most suitable thread for embroidery since it is spun with Norfolk long-haired sheep wools. Retail value $7.50.