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Worsted Weight Yarn

  • Shelter
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    Brooklyn Tweed



    The distinctive character of Targhee-Columbia wool shines in Shelter, Brooklyn Tweed's versatile medium-weight yarn. Shelter is woolen spun, meaning the fibers remain in a lofty jumble that traps air and offers remarkable warmth and lightness. Its two plies are gently twisted to preserve that buoyant quality, so Shelter is a little more delicate than most commercial yarns. Woolen-spun yarns are also more adaptable in gauge, as they can compress to a dense sport weight or bloom to cohere as a gauzy fabric when worked on large needles.

    Shelter has a dry, soft hand and a faintly rustic nature; woolen spinning sometimes results in slightly thinner or thicker sections, and you’ll find the occasional fleck of vegetable matter that proves the wool is never treated with harsh chemicals. Garments knit from Shelter achieve their full beauty after a wet blocking, as each stitch relaxes and bonds with its neighbors to produce an even, light, plush fabric with a halo. You shouldn’t notice any change in gauge.

    Shelter is designed to be a workhorse yarn that invites cables, ribbing, textured stitch motifs, open work, plain stockinette and garter stitch. We think it’s ideal for sweaters of every variety, winter accessories, and blankets.

    Exclusive to the Shelter yarn line are three marled colorways: Newsprint, the combination of Fossil and Cast Iron; Narwhal, the combination of Sweatshirt and Fossil; and Caribou, the combination of Barn Owl and Fossil.

    Fibre:  100% Wyoming-grown Targhee-Columbia wool
    Gauge:  4.25 to 5 sts = 1"
    Recommended Needle:  4.5mm to 5.5mm
    Yardage:  140 yards
    Weight:  approx. 50 grams | worsted weight
    Hand wash, and lay flat

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  • Léttlopi
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    Léttlopi produces garments that are comfortable to wear indoors or outdoors. The classic icelandic yarn for tradtitional yoke sweaters. Léttlopi yarn is half the weight of Álafosslopi.

    Fibre: 100% New Wool
    Gauge: 18 sts =10 cm (4")
    Recommended Needle: 4.5 to 5.0mm
    Yardage: 100 m. (109 yd.)
    Weight: Worsted, 50 grams
    Care: Hand Wash. Lay flat to dry

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  • Vintage
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    This machine wash blend features a wide color range, an incredibly soft feel and yardage that goes on and on. Its unique fiber blend makes laundering a breeze and perfectly suited for easy care garments for both children and adults.

    Fibre: 52% Acrylic, 40% Wool, 8% Nylon
    Gauge: 20 sts & 27 rows = 4" (10cm)
    Recommended Needle: 7 (US) / 4.5 mm
    Yardage: 217 yds / 198 m
    Weight: Worsted, 100g
    Care: Machine wash inside out in cold water, gentle cycle. Lay flat to dry.

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  • Cumbria
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    The Fibre Co.



    Inspired by England's stunning northwest region with its deep blue lakes and sheep-grazed fells and valleys, Cumbria is a lustrous blend of 30% brown masham wool from rare breed sheep, 60% fine South American merino wool, and 10% mohair. The resulting light brown-grey shade is then over dyed creating lovely deep saturated colors. Cumbria is a staple yarn, perfect for garments and accessories alike. 

    Fibre: 30% brown masham wool, 60% merino, 10% mohair
    Gauge: 18-20 sts = 4" (10 cm) 
    Recommended Needle: US 6-8 needle
    Yardage: 238 yards
    Weight: worsted weight | 100g
    hand wash, lay flat to dry

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  • Ultra Wool
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    Ultra Wool


    Berroco's 100% superwash wool is here! Available in a wide range of colors, this yarn is perfect for any project that requires easy-care yarn. Made in Peru with Peruvian Highland Wool.

    Fibre:  100% Superwash Wool
    Gauge:  18 to 20 sts = 4"
    Recommended Needle:  4.5mm to 5mm
    Yardage:  219 yds / 200 m
    Weight:  100g | Worsted
    For best results, place into a mesh wash bag, machine wash in cold water on delicate cycle. Tumble dry low.

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  • Woolstok
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    Blue Sky Fibers



    Rich in character with excellent stitch definition and easy to work with, this yarn is available in lots of colors. Woolstok will quickly become your go to for quality and great value.

    FIBER CONTENT: 100% Fine Highland Wool
    150g / 370yds / 338m
    50g / 123yds / 112m

    NEEDLE SIZE: 6-11 US / 4-8mm
    GAUGE: 5-6 sts per inch / 2.5cm
    * Suggested gauge only. Works beautifully with large or small needles.

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  • Ranch 01
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    Brooklyn Tweed

    Ranch 01

    43.99 $25.00


    Brooklyn Tweed

    Ranch 01

    $43.99 $25.00

    For this limited edition yarn, Brooklyn tweed took their usual emphasis on breed-specific wool a step further by working with Bare Ranch in Surprise Valley, California, a ranch that produces Climate Beneficial Wool in partnership with Fibershed. Through carbon farm planning and implementation, Bare Ranch is able to enhance the movement of carbon dioxide down from the atmosphere where it can be converted into usable energy by plants and animals and then deposited into the soil. Partnering with the Earth’s natural carbon cycle in a proactive manner improves the overall health of our planet, while generating naturally productive soils that support healthy sheep and the creation of quality wool.

    Ranch 01 began with the sourcing of fine Rambouillet fiber at Bare Ranch. After shearing, the fiber was processed at Chargeurs in South Carolina, spun at Jagger Brothers in Maine, and then sent to Lancaster County, Pennsylvania to be dyed by the Green Matters Natural Dye Company using natural materials to achieve a palette specially curated by Brooklyn Tweed and inspired by nature.

    This multi-disciplinary approach to the production of this yarn supports Brooklyn Tweed's commitment to domestic manufacturing as well as environmental stewardship. At every step along its way, this wool has been created with special care and attention.


    Worsted weight, worsted-spun, 3-ply
    220 yds/100 grams
    Micron count is 21.8
    15 naturally dyed colors plus undyed (natural)


    100% Rambouillet sourced from Bare Ranch in Surprise Valley, California, along the Nevada border
    Scoured in South Carolina
    Spun in Maine
    Dyed in Pennsylvania

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  • Organic Cotton
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    Blue Sky Fibers

    Organic Cotton


    This worsted weight yarn is environmentally friendly and naturally soft. Perfect for baby beanies or scarves for a sweetheart.

    FIBER CONTENT: 100% Certified Organic Cotton
    WEIGHT: 100g / 150yds / 137m
    NEEDLE SIZE: 7-9 US / 4.5-5.5mm
    GAUGE: 4-5 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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  • Baby Yak Medium
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    Baby Yak Medium


    The raw material is one of the rarest and most refined in the world—the soft undercoat of baby yaks and of Tibetan cashmere goats, which graze in the wild or semi-wild on the high altitude pastures of the Tibetan Plateau.

    How does one treat this natural wonder? With the utmost respect for its natural origin and the artisanal skills involved in its processing. Starting with the pastures, which are controlled as to avoid animal overcrowding, to the collection of the down which is done through combing and not shearing.

    No depigmentation and high-quality manufacturing, with carded spinning, reserved for the world’s most precious yarns.

    mYak aims to combine sustainability, social responsibility, quality, and technology to create a unique experience that will change your way of thinking, creating, and knitting.

    Touching worsted-spun baby yak down is a unique experience: a precious fiber that creates a fabric different from anything else you have ever knitted before. Baby yak has a similar micron count to cashmere. It is warm and lustrous, lightweight and breathable, making it perfect through the seasons. Versatile baby yak can become almost anything: an heirloom shawl or your new favorite sweater.

    According to the down color, mYak obtain's three natural shades (chocolate, desert and oatmeal) which they dye in order to get a palette of soft colors that evoke the five elements of nature. Most yaks are of an intense shade, therefore light colors are very rare and even more precious.

    Weight (gr) / (oz):
    50 / 1.76

    Length (mt) / (yds):
    117 / 125

    4.5 – 5.5 mm (US 7-9)

    Natural colors:
    Chocolate, Desert and Oatmeal


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