Donegal is Lanecardate Handknitting extremely versatile yarn, because of its weight and structure Donegal is perfect for both knitting and crochet and it can be used for sweaters, cardigans, accessories like hats, scarves, mittens, bed socks, bags and also for blankets.
Sold in 50 grams/120 meters balls, Donegal is a pure wool slightly felted tweed chainette: it does not split and is very easy and pleasant to be knitted or crocheted.
The yarn has a slight halo, but the stitches remain well defined and the flecks make a nice contrast without clashing with the background color.
Donegal color range is as classic as tweed itself, so the yarn is perfect for lovers of that British countryside look. Traditional and classic does not mean rough, of course, so you can you Donegal for hats and cowls, because it is quite soft.
In this post, you can see crocheted swatches made with Donegal: a single crochet round one, an Old America granny square in double crochet and a Tunisian simple stich one, ofter a perfect match for tweed yarns.