Donegal Aran - Set of 10 Skeins
85% Superwash Merino, 15% Donegal Nep
183 yds/100g, sold in kilo packs of 10 skeins
The gauge on #6: 18sts and 30 rows.
The gauge on #8: 14sts and 26 rows
This aran looks rustic but is soft and dreamy. The yarn takes the dye really well and works well as solids, semi-solids or speckles to compliment the neps.
This yarn knits up into a lovely soft fabric with a nice drape, I made two swatches using 4mm and 5 mm, getting 18 sts over 10cm on the 4mm which gave a lovely soft but firm fabric. 5mm was a lot more drapey but still worked well, therefore you can play with these needle sizes to get the kind of fabric you want, 4.5mm probably being the best of both worlds.