Quality rug yarn? These 100% wool rug yarns will stand the test of time, beautifully
Halcyon yarn has been supplying our Signature wool rug yarns to weavers for decades. Weavers return to our rug yarn because it's purpose-designed for rugs: it's durable, natural, and beautiful. Our three lines of 100% wool rug yarn also work well together, with colors that are rich and complimentary.
Rug yarn for rug hooking
Our rug yarns are also used by knitters, crocheters, rug hookers and others. Of particular interest to rug hookers are our 46 inch strands, available in over 90 colors of our Halcyon Wool Rug Yarn - perfect length for filling in details, and affordable so that you can work with a full color palette!
Halcyon Yarn Rug Wool∼
Yarn line #001
Halcyon Yarn Rug Wool description:
Our rug yarn stands the test of time: Halcyon Yarn Signature Classic Rug Wool is a sturdy, beautiful and versatile wool rug yarn. Made from 100% certified New Zealand wool, with a firm, even twist, Halcyon Yarn's exclusive 3-ply wool rug yarn is custom spun and dyed in the finest family-run spinning mills and dye houses. The durable wool fiber is perfect for creating beautiful and stylish wool rugs and tapestries. Our Classic Rug Wool yarn is available in nearly 100 colors, the broad color palette offers both solid colors and heathered colors and is an enduring favorite among rug weavers. A great yarn for rugs, tapestries, hooked, knitted or crocheted projects. Halcyon Yarn Rug Wool is easy to hand-dye with Earthues Natural, Wash Fast Acid or Country Classic dyes for more subtle coloration. Since our rug wool is 100% wool it will felt so it's great for knitted or crocheted rugs made loosely and then felted for an extra sturdy finish. Our Classic Rug Wool comes in hefty 100 gram hanks or in 55" strands perfect for accents. Rug Wool is mothproofed for longevity.
Recommended Warps: 100% Worsted Wool Warp (Item #110 or #111) and 100% Linen Soft Finish Warp (Item #112).
Weft Faced Plain Weave: Use the 2, 3, or 4 ply warps doubled or tripled at 4 epi. Use the 5 ply single at 4 epi (5 epi with beater weights). Twill: Use the 2, 3, or 4 ply warps doubled at 5 - 6 epi. Use the 5 ply linen doubled at 4 epi or single at 5 epi.
Suggested Weft Amounts: Plain Weave: Allow 1 - 1.5 skeins per square foot. Twill & Boundweave: Allow 1.5 - 2 skeins per square foot. These weft allowances are adequate for a tight, weft faced weave.
Knitters & Crocheters: Knit at 2.5 st = 1" on size 10 - 15 knitting needles. Crocheters, allow up to 2 skeins per square foot using 1 - 3 strands together and a size O or P crochet hook.
Rug Punchers & Rug Hookers: Allow approximately 2 skeins per square foot. Just need a small amount of yarn for detail? We now sell individual Rug Wool Strands! Each wool strand is approximately 55 inches and 9 strands is equal to about 1 oz. Use a coarse hook, 8mm to 9mm.
- Pricing 100 g hank:
- Mix colors for discounts!
- • $13.95, 1+
- • $12.50, 8+
- Pricing 55" strand:
- • $0.55
Halcyon Yarn Rug Wool details:
Fiber content: 100% wool. Gauge is K: 2.5 stitches/in on sz 11 to 13 • C: 1.25-2.25 stitches/in on sz M-13 and up. Yardage: 260 yards/lb. ( 65 yards/100 g hank. 1.7 yards/55" strand. ) Super Bulky yarn, standard yarn weight 6. Wraps/inch (wpi) 6. Weaving tabby sett 3-5. Weaving twill sett 4-7.
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Halcyon Deco Rug Wool Bulky Yarn∼
Yarn line #002
Halcyon Deco Rug Wool Bulky Yarn description:
Deco Rug Wool is a favorite 100% wool rug yarn for rug weavers. Halcyon Yarn's Signature Deco Rug Wool is a sleek and sturdy 3-ply rug wool. Deco is a lighter weight but still rugged version of our 3-ply Classic Rug Wool (item #001). Deco rug yarn is 100% wool dyed on white for crisp, clear color. The classic beauty and durability of Halcyon's Rug Wool in smaller sizes make both Deco and Geo (item #003) rug wools extremely versatile yarns for everything from woven rugs and tapestries to knitted bags, outerwear and punched or hooked pieces. Geo is dyed in the same colors as Deco but on a natural heathered single ply grey for softer, muted colors. The Deco/Geo color range is ideal for mixing and matching, blending and shading. Try double stranding two similar colors to create distinctive tonal effects and custom colors. Deco and Geo are essentially the same size yarn so you can play with both color and surface appearance by using both in the same project.
Deco is a perfect yarn for rug hooking or punching. We recommend two skeins (8 oz) per square foot. Great for woven or knitted outerwear, Deco rug wool softens after washing and is suitable for felting. Deco Rug Wool is mothproofed for longevity.
Recommended sett for balanced weave: Tabby: 6 ends per inch. Twill: 8 ends per inch. Recommended sett for weft faced: Use 4 - 6 epi (single or doubled) in 3 or 4-ply wool or linen warp. Recommended weft allowances for weft faced: Plain weave: 4-6 ounces per square foot. Twill & Boundweave: 5-8 ounces/square foot
Knitters & Crocheters: Deco knits nicely at 3 to 3.5 stitches per inch on a size 10 or 10.5 knitting needle. Crocheters will want to use a size K - M crochet hook.
Rug Hooking & Punching: We recommend approximately 2 skeins (8 oz) per square foot.
- Pricing 4 oz hank:
- Mix colors for discounts!
- • $13.95, 1+
- • $12.50, 8+
Halcyon Deco Rug Wool Bulky Yarn details:
Fiber content: 100% Wool. Gauge is K: 3 to 3.5 stitches/in on sz 10 to 10.5 • C: 2-1.38 stitches/in on sz K-10.5 to. Yardage: 460 yards/lb. ( 115 yards/4 oz hank. ) Bulky yarn, standard yarn weight 5. Wraps/inch (wpi) 9-10. Weaving tabby sett 4.5-5. Weaving twill sett 6-7.5.