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Opal Schafpate

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opal schafpate

Opal Schafpate by Viridian is a stunning, self-patterning sock yarn created by using wool from a rare breed of sheep which Viridian sponsor in Germany. Schafpate literally translated means “Sheep Godfather” and these sheep have been named after family members of Viridian’s owner. Thelma, Kim, Hannan and Sunny. Wrap your feet up in these limited edition colours and know that every pair you knit will be a one of a kind artistic masterpiece made out of wool sourced from a rare breed. You need one ball for a pair of adult socks but thanks to it's versatility – you can also make fabulous baby clothes.



Opal Viridian's Schafpate Range

Blend: 25% Nylon, 75% Wool
Ball weight: 100g
Yardage: 425m
Needle size: 2.5mm
Tension: 30 sts to 42 rows by 10cm squared

40° Machine wash | Do Not Tumble Dry | Iron on Low Heat | Do not Bleach


Shipping in the UK: £2.95 per order (Free shipping on all UK orders over £25)
Shipping to the EU: £5.00 per order
Shipping to Rest of the World: £10.00 per order

Unfortunately due to unreliable postal service, we are no longer able to ship to Russia. 

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All products are delivered either by Royal Mail (1st class) or courier, depending on their size and value. On rare occasions different products in the same order may be delivered separately.

International customers please note: If your parcel exceeds 2kg, we reserve the right to amend shipping charges. If this applies to you we will contact you at the earliest opportunity.

Return & Replacements

If you are unhappy with your goods, you can return them in a saleable condition within 28 days of receipt for a full refund, in line with The Consumer Protection (Distance Selling) Regulations 2000. The buyer is responsible for the cost of the return postage. We cannot accept responsibility should your returns go missing.

All returns are required to be accompanied with a covering letter and a copy of invoice or receipt.

A refund will be issued as soon as we receive the goods for the price paid for the item.

We will provide a full refund of postage costs for a returned item if the return is a result of an error that the company has made or the goods are faulty.

Patterns & Pattern Books are NON Refundable.

Workshop & Events

Sometimes due to circumstances beyond our control workshops and events may be cancelled. We will not be held liable for any travel costs incurred. If you cancel your place on the workshop within 48 hours of the event taking place, you will still be charged.