Sock Yarn now Available

Wild Wooly & Wonderful,  50 yds of a lumpy, bumpy texture for accenting garments,  edges,  etc.  Blend is mohair and alpaca, 80/20 all domestic.

Cashmere Blend,  approx 75 yds,  aran weight.

Alpaca,  any weight you want,    sport weight,  150 yards,  worsted weight , 100 yards,  these will be the standard offerings,  additionally  available from this mill,  is fingering weight,  a 2 ply bulky and a singly ply bulky   this is a   Product of the USA.  Red Barn Yarn is the domestic distributor for this mill,  and all product is available in 15 natural colors,   approximately 16 blended colorways,  and in the weights shown above.  Colorcards will be made available for you.

In the interim,  available sock yarn is 75% washable wool, 25% nylon,  put ups will be 420 yards,  wholesale will be about 11.50 all the colors are available.

Needlepoint yarn,   this is a three ply, “light weight bulky”   each of the three plys  is a two ply itself.  Content is 100% wool,   162 yards, 4 oz.  If you were to knit with it,  gauge is   3.5-4 sts per inch,   using 10.5 needles.  Also available in 8 yard hanks,  specifically for the needlepointers,

New colors for Fall!

Mauve Mist  is a lovely,  dusty mauve,  already being well received by Yarn Lady in Laguna Hills CA  as Nancy had the opportunity to show it last week.  They loved it!

Plum Rosa is a deep burgundy,  the color that some of the liquid amber trees turn in the fall.  This color,  coral bells,  and liquid amber will be featured in the Fall issue of Love of Knitting,  an original design, by me of all people!  LOK has a 6 mo exclusive use of the pattern,  after that it is yours to sell.  Of course the yarn can be sold at any time.  The garment requires 4 skeins of yarn,  2 plum rosa,   1 coral bells and 1 liquid amber.  The design would make for a great 3-4 week class for your stores.  You may order copies of the magazine by contacting Fons and Porter,  in Winterset, Iowa.

Storm Lake Iowa knits up as a wonderful neutral.  The better idea of the color is the garment,  Tuxedo Vest,  as shown on the website.  On my  monitor the shot of the skein itself appears more blue than it actually is.  I will ask if Shirley can edit the color for posting on the website.