Simply Shetland



Colours Camilla Valley Farm is pleased to offer these Shetland Lambswool Blends from Simply Shetland. Spun in Scotland, these blends of Lambswool with Silk and Cashmere are an ultrasoft choice for your next knitting project.


These yarns are also designed to allow them to be substituted in many of the designs calling for Jamieson's Shetland Wool yarn. Information on this can be found below. We currently stock all colours of both yarns for quick shipment.



Simply Shetland Yarn Comparison Chart

Yarn Type Gauge Swatch Yardage Size Colours Price
Shetland Lambswool & Cashmere DK 20-22 stitches
24-28 rows in 4 inches
with 3.75-4.0mm needles
124 metres
(136 yards)
50 gram
(1.76 ounce) ball
16 $13.95 $6.95 CDN
($11.95 US $5.95 US)
Silk & Shetland Lambswool Jumper 26-28 stitches
30-32 rows in 4 inches
with 3.0-3.25mm needles
225 metres
(246 yards)
50 gram
(1.76 ounce) ball
16 $13.95 $6.95 CDN
($11.95 US $5.95 US)
Silk & Shetland Lambswool
(knit doubled)
Aran 18-20 stitches
21-23 rows in 4 inches
with 4.5-5.0mm needles
113 metres
(123 yards)





Silk & Shetland Lambswool

Silk & Shetland Lambswool

This is a Jumper weight blending of Shetland Lambswool (41%) with Silk Noil (59%) which is spun for Simply Shetland in Scotland. All colours are a heather blend and the yarn knits up 26 to 28 stitches and 30-32 rows in 4 inches (10 cm) using 3-3.25mm needles (US size 2-3). The yarn comes in 50 gram (1.76 ounce) balls with a yardage of 246 yards (225 metres) per ball.

A single strand of his yarn can be used as a substitute to Jamieson's 2-ply Spindrift. See the Duxbury Point Pullover pattern for an example of a garmet knit with both yarns.

The yarn can also be doubled and used in a pattern calling for Jamieson's Heather Aran wool. See the Drake's Bay Coat and Drake's Bay Jacket for examples of this.

Other patterns in the book Simply Shetland 4 using this yarn are the Ella Jacket, Dillon Beach Pullover and the Silk Diamonds Scarf.

See below for colour samples and ordering information for the 16 colours of this yarn.



Use Single Strand Double Strand
Gauge Jumper Aran
Size 50 gram
(1.76 ounce) ball
Yardage 225 metres
(246 yards)
113 metres
(123 yards)
Colours 16
Price $13.95 $6.95 CDN
($11.95 US $5.95 US)


  • Carsluith (SSS-113)
  • Dalcross (SSS-009)
  • Lochmaben (SSS-014)
  • Ethie (SSS-010)
  • Glenbuchat (SSS-033)
  • Moniack (SSS-029)
  • Kildrummy (SSS-019)
  • Pitreavie (SSS-015)
  • Melgund (SSS-011)
  • Craignish (SSS-030)
  • Slains (SSS-020)
  • Notland (SSS-016)
  • Ardvreck (SSS-034)
  • Venlaw (SSS-035)
  • Drumlanrig (SSS-031)
  • Culzean (SSS-036)

Silk Yarn Samples



Cashmere & Lambswool

Shetland Lambswool & Cashmere

This is a Double Knitting (DK) weight blending of Shetland Lambswool (87.5%) with Cashmere (12.5%) which is spun for Simply Shetland in Scotland. All 16 solid colours knit up 20 to 22 stitches and 24-28 rows in 4 inches (10 cm) using 3.75-4.0mm needles (US size 5-6). The yarn comes in 50 gram (1.76 ounce) balls with a yardage of 136 yards (124 metres) per ball.

This yarn can be used as a substitute to Jamieson's Double Knitting (DK) yarn in any of the Simply Shetland or Jamieson's pattern books.

Patterns in the book Simply Shetland 4 using this yarn are the Olema Turtleneck Pullover, Olema Hat, Tomales Bay Cowl, Rosalie Scarf and Glenice Wrap.

See below for colour samples and ordering information for the 16 colours of this yarn.

Gauge DK Weight
Size 50 gram (1.76 ounce) ball
Yardage 124 metres (136 yards)
Colours 16
Price $13.95 $6.95 CDN
($11.95 US $5.95 US)


  • Snow (SSM-200)
  • Cashew (SSM-051)
  • Flannel (SSM-030)
  • Charcoal (SSM-190)
  • Blueprint (SSM-273)
  • Vista (SSM-168)
  • Mallard (SSM-555)
  • Kingfisher (SSM-453)
  • Loden (SSM-085)
  • Olive Grove (SSM-1057)
  • Cummin (SSM-262)
  • Sienna (SSM-156)
  • Rembrandt (SSM-994)
  • Red Hot (SSM-1294)
  • Velvet (SSM-384)
  • Petunia (SSM-344)

Cashmere Yarn Samples




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Last Updated: Wednesday May 5th, 2015