Update : 17th October 2023

It takes approximately 1 hour to make up 100g of fibre, some preparations take slightly longer than others. Due to some health issues, present dispatch times are now approximately 8-9 weeks. I am making up orders as quickly as I can. If you would like an update on when your order is likely to be dispatched, please do not hesitate to contact me at carol@fellviewfibres.co.uk

UK shipping will be sent via Royal Mail (either first class or tracked 48) and all international orders will be sent using a tracked method. Once your item is shipped I will send you an email with your tracking information. Please note  - for some of the dispatch messages that I have sent from the shop email address have been delivered to spam/junk folders - so please check these folders to check for replies and tracking information.

If you have any questions, or would like changes to a blend, or a custom order, please contact me at carol@fellviewfibres.co.uk

Winter Lights Gradient Batt Set - 150g

Only 3 left in stock



The the inspiration for this soft blend comes from two different paintings. 

The first painting is by a Hungarian painter called Janos Tornyai. It is called ‘Winter Landscape with Violet Lights’, and was painted about 1910. It is thought to be one of many paintings that he made with the Great Plains of Hungary being the subject.

The second painting is called ‘Arctic Ocean’ by Konstantin Korovin. Korovin is considered by many as Russia’s greatest impressionist painter. This painting was probably composed during his 1894 trip to Finland, Norway and Northern Russia that was financed by a railway magnate.

Both paintings are based on such cold subjects, but have soft, inviting colours. I decided to put together a warm blend that would keep you warm during any winter excursion.

The 150g Winter Lights gradient is made from a blend of 2/3 merino and 1/3 baby alpaca – the alpaca fibre being approximately eight times warmer than wool. The alpaca also has a longer staple length than the merino, which in my opinion, makes the blend easier to spin.

This blend will felt. If you do not wish it to, hand wash in cool water.