Gradient Sock/Sport Yarn, Colorado-Grown Wool 3.5 oz

$ 28.00

We currently have 5 of this selection in stock.

Our hand-dyed Gray Gradient Colorado-Grown Corriedale & heritage Tunis wool sock/sport yarn is 2-ply mill-spun in 3.5 oz skeins.  Made of a 50/50 blend of Colorado-grown Corriedale & Tunis wool (sourced from our local farmer-friends) with 25% nylon, our Red Mesa Heritage Blend yarn is durable yet surprisingly soft.  Its softness isn't an alpaca or Merino kind of smooth soft, but instead a lofty, plush soft. The combination of Corriedale and heritage Tunis wool makes this yarn soft, bouncy, and elastic, with an amazing bloom (read more about the breeds and why they make a great sock yarn here). Grown in Colorado and spun in the USA, this is not your average yarn!

Our Gradient yarn is hand-dyed using a unique method that creates a variegated gradient. We hand-dye each color in small lots and encourage variations of color intensity and shade. Very fun & excellent for shawlettes. Copies of our shawlette patterns are included with each purchase.

  • 3.5 oz (approx. 100g)
  • Very approximately 285 yards
  • Size 2-3 U.S. (3-3.25mm) needles
  • 6 stitches/inch, 14-16 WPI
  • 75% Colorado-grown wool, 25% nylon
  • Handwash in lukewarm water and lay flat to dry

We attempt to represent our colors as accurately as possible, but your monitor/screen's settings may alter the display.  This yarn is hand-dyed and we cannot guarantee matching colors between color lots. 

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