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Taster Pack - Super Fine Merino & Tussah Silk combed top - Downend Blend

Taster Pack - Super Fine Merino & Tussah Silk combed top - Downend Blend

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Combining super fine merino with 28% tussah silk makes my Downend Blend a real luxury fibre to spin. Each colour borrows a component from its neighbours around the colour wheel so you can use them together with confidence or enjoy them alone. 

This pack contains one bun of each of the three colours currently available in the Downend Blend - Blue Planet, Purplicious and Rich Red - a minimum of 75g of combed top ready to spin or felt or use as you wish!

72% 18.5 micron super fine merino wool from non-mulesed flocks, staple length 75-80mm, complies to Oeko-Tex 100, EN71-3:2019 standards

28% Tussah silk dyed to Oeko-Tex 100 standards

Braids, Bundles & Buns

I package my combed top in Braids, Bundles and Buns, most of my fibre is available in all three sizes.

A Braid is a minimum of 100g of combed top and it is 'crocheted' into a braid. To use it just untuck the end and pull, it'll just unravel easily. If it doesn't then you're probably working from the wrong end, flip it and try again

A Bundle in a minimum of 50g of combed top. This will come wound into a bundle with the end tucked in. All you need do is locate the end and you're off

A Bun is a minimum of 25g combed top and its rolled into a cute little bun shape. you'll probably be able to find either end to work from

Sometimes you might find a mini bun in a selection box, those are a minimum of 10g

Colour matching & images

I do my very best to show you images that portray my products accurately. However, colours will vary with monitor settings etc and some, in particular reds, oranges and pinks, do not photograph well. If I can help with descriptions, just let me know using the chat or drop me an email at

Washing & Care

'Cool hand wash and dry flat' is my suggestion for the majority of fibres. Most will felt (which could be a good thing if you're a felter!) and it's always a good idea to wash strong colours separately.

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