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DK Weight Yarn

  • Arbor
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    Brooklyn Tweed

    Arbor

    $19.00

    Arbor is a DK-weight workhorse yarn, spun worsted for superior strength and stitch definition and dyed in a nuanced palette of 30 solid colors.

    Purebred Targhee sheep from Montana and South Dakota lend us their distinctive fleece, a finewool with the softness of merino enhanced by longwool genetics for added durability. Jagger Brothers, an historic mill in southern Maine, spins the fiber into a round and springy 3-ply that loves to cable and shows textural stitchwork to maximum advantage. Saco River Dyehouse, an organically certified dyeworks operating nearby, provides the custom skein-dyed palette with minimal impact on the planet.

    Thanks to its worsted construction, Arbor produces a denser, sturdier fabric than our woolen-spun yarns. The fibers have been combed straight and carefully aligned before spinning, rather than jumbled to trap air. Garments knit from Arbor will weigh more and drape more heavily than those knit from Loft or Shelter.

    Fibre:  100% Montana & South Dakota-grown Targhee wool
    Gauge:  5.25 to 6 stitches = 1" 
    Recommended Needle:  3.75mm to 4.5mm
    Yardage:  145 yards
    Weight:  50 grams | DK weight
    Care:
    Hand wash, lay flat to dry

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  • Arranmore Light
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    The Fibre Co.

    Arranmore Light

    $34.99

    Inspired by the breathtaking scenery of Ireland's Northern Headlands, Arranmore Light is a finer weight cousin to the popular Arranmore yarn. Arranmore Light is spun in a mill that traces its roots to the tweed industry of 19th century County Donegal. Blending cashmere and silk with fine merino wool created an authentic tweed yarn of the finest quality. With a color palette reminiscent of the wild Irish coastlands, this dk weight yarn was designed for makers appreciating the best of luxury and tradition.

    Fibre:  80% merino wool, 10% silk, 10% cashmere
    Gauge:  22-24 sts = 4"
    Recommended Needle:  US 5-6 needles
    Yardage:  328 yds
    Weight:  DK | 100g
    Care:
    Hand wash, lay flat to dry

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  • Lore
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    The Fibre Co.

    Lore

    $23.50

    Processed in a mill in England’s historical textile region of West Yorkshire, Lore is made of 100% lambswool from the Romney sheep breed also referred to locally as Kent lamb.

    It is a woollen spun DK weight yarn that blooms into a beautiful knitted fabric after washing. Garments made from Lore will wear well and are perfect for everyday and special adventures alike.

    Two years in the making, Lore was inspired by an afternoon the Fibre Co's founder, Daphne, spent taking apart an old sweater that she knitted in the 1980s and reassembling it to suit her style now.

    Throughout the hours spent re-engineering this sweater, Daphne couldn’t help but reflect on the memories knitted into that sweater: the person she bought the yarn for, the reason why she chose to knit something for herself instead and the friend who told her not to knit all those bobbles (she did it anyway!)

    The whole experience was incredibly emotional and nostalgic and led Daphne to create a classic, heathered lambswool yarn that reminded her of the yarn she used for that sweater. She wanted to create something that others could knit their own stories into. Lore is named to honour the stories we create with wool. Great stories happen to those who knit them.
     

    Lore Launches with a fantastic collection of Patterns. View the Borrowdale Collection here on Ravelry for Project ideas!

    Fibre: 100% Kent Lambswool (Romney)
    Length: 250m | 273yds
    Weight: DK | 100g Skein
    Gauge: 21 sts over 4"
    Recommended needle: 4mm | US 6

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  • Luma
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    The Fibre Co.

    Luma

    $13.50

    A classic DK weight yarn, Luma is inspired by the mood and light found in mid-latitude savannas—grassland ecosystems with open canopies allowing plenty of sunlight. Daily life in mid-latitude climates, whether in the drier Mediterranean or temperate Great Plains, are best handled with a layered approach to clothing. Plant-based fibers mixed with silk and wool provide a built-in layer of warmth in winter yet lightness when required in warmer temperatures. The Luma palette includes soft neutrals and bright shades of pink, blue, and green.

    Weight: DK / 50g
    Fibre content: 50% merino wool, 25% organic cotton, 15% linen, 10% silk
    Yardage: 137 yds / 125m 
    Gauge: 21—23sts = 4 inches
    Recommended Needle: 3.75 - 4.0mm / 5 - 6 US
    Care: Hand wash, dry flat.

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  • Bo Peep
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    West Yorkshire Spinners

    Bo Peep

    $8.99

    Bo Peep - Luxury Baby

    Never compromise on the most cherished moments in your life. Bo Peep Luxury Baby is a sumptuous blend of the purest Falkland Island Wool and finest Nylon - perfect to wrap your favourite little people in. WYS have developed this yarn to be wonderfully soft and cozy against the skin because only the best will do. 

    Superior fibres such as Falkland Wool shouldn’t be limited to luxury yarns for adult garments. WYS are on a mission to illustrate that natural fibres are unparalleled for hand knitting, Bo Peep is a perfect example of a luxury baby yarn, which is both soft and machine washable at 40°.

    Fibre: 52% Falkland Wool & 48% Nylon
    Gauge:  28 Rows & 22 sts = 4"
    Recommended Needle:  4mm, US6
    Yardage: 122 Yards
    Weight: DK | 50g
    Care: 
    Machine Wash 40°, do not tumble dry, reshape whilst damp

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  • Ultra Wool DK
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    Berroco

    Ultra Wool DK

    $14.25

    Berroco's 100% superwash wool is now available in a lighter weight! This DK version of the popular Ultra Wool is machine washable and available in a wide range of colors, making it perfect the perfect choice for many projects.

    Made in Peru

    Ball Weight: 3.5 oz / 100 g

    Ball Length: 292 yds / 267 m

    Knitting Gauge:
    5.75 sts = 1"
    23 sts x 30 rows = 4" (10cm)

    Needle Size: 6 (US) / 4 mm

    Crochet Gauge:
    4.5 sc = 1"
    18 sc x 22 rows = 4" (10cm)

    Hook Size: 7 (US) / 4.5 mm

    Yarn Fiber Info: 
    100% Superwash Wool
    Yarn Wash Info: 
    For best results, place into a mesh wash bag, machine wash in cold water on delicate cycle. Tumble dry on low
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  • Acadia
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    The Fibre Co.

    Acadia

    $19.00

    Acadia is a rustic blend of silk noil, baby alpaca and fine merino wool and is one of the most versatile yarns in The Fibre Co. collection. Ideal for creating a handmade wardrobe that can be worn almost all year round, Acadia comes in a range of colours that sit well together to offer makers ample choice for projects. Warm browns and cool neutrals sit beside rich reds and greens, in a way that evokes memories of The Fibre Co.’s birthplace, the US state of Maine and the great park of the same name. Most of the shades in Acadia have a heathered appearance created from layers of beautiful raw fibres of natural brown baby alpaca, ecru merino tops and silk noil, which is then kettle dyed creating subtle duotones that are the hallmark of The Fibre Co. Acadia is the perfect option for the year-round knitter.

    Fibre:  60% merino wool, 20% baby alpaca, 20% silk
    Gauge:  21-23 sts = 4"
    Recommended Needle:  US 5-6 needles
    Yardage:  145 yds
    Weight:  DK |50g
    Care:
    Hand wash, lay flat to dry

     

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  • June Cashmere DK
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    June Cashmere

    June Cashmere DK

    $48.00

    Collecting our premium cashmere knitting yarn from small family farms in the mountain communities of Kyrgyzstan, then onto the artisan mills in Great Britain where the fiber is expertly spun, and making its final stop at the Maine Dye and Textile--June Cashmere yarn takes a truly unique trip around the world to obtain its unique warmth, beauty, and luxurious feel.

    June Cashmere offers lace weight and DK weight cashmere knitting yarns in sixteen organically dyed colors. 

    50 grams of 6-ply DK weight yarn. 26 STS = 4", US Needle 5, 150 yards.

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  • Brushed Suri
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    Blue Sky Fibers

    Brushed Suri

    $22.99

    Knits up beautifully on a wide range of needles. The airy halo creates a soft and altogether heavenly look.

    FIBER CONTENT: 67% Baby Suri Alpaca / 22% Fine Merino / 11% Bamboo
    WEIGHT: 50g / 142yds / 130m
    NEEDLE SIZE: 4-11 US / 3.5-8mm
    GAUGE: 3.5-6 sts per inch / 2.5cm
    * Suggested gauge only. Works beautifully with large or small needles.

    Dry clean or hand wash in tepid water using a mild soap. Do not agitate or twist. Shape and dry flat on a towel.

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  • Feliz
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    Manos del Uruguay

    Feliz

    $30.00

    A happy blend of superwash merino wool and modal, a man-made fiber from vegetal pulp, Feliz has lovely drape without sacrificing wool's "bounce". Manos Del Uruguay's popular space-dyed colors take on a heathery look that blends the hues beautifully in this yarn.

    Yardage: 350 yards (320 meters)
    Unit weight:100 grams (3.53 ounces)
    Gauge: 21.0 to 23.0 sts = 4 inches
    Recommended Needle Size: US 4 - 5 or 3.5 - 3.75mm
    Fiber Content: 70% Superwash Merino, 30% Modal 
    Care: Handwash Cold

     

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