Swans Island Worsted Organic Merino Wool Yarn∼
Yarn line #280
vendor color: 220 Winterberry
Swans Island Worsted Organic Merino Wool Yarn details:
• Fiber content: Most colors 100% Certified Organic Merino Wool: Colors 0210 (seasmoke) and 0100 (oatmeal) are 85% Certified Organic Merino and 15% Alpaca
• Gauge is K: 4.5- 5 stitches/in on 7- 9 • C: 2.75-2.5 stitches/in on sz I-9 to K-10.5
• Wraps/inch (wpi) 12
• Weaving tabby sett 8
• Weaving twill sett 10
• Yardage: 1120 yards/lb
- • 250 yards/100 g hank
Swans Island Worsted Organic Merino Wool Yarn description:
Swans Island has been hand weaving and naturally dyeing the finest wool blankets and throws here on the coast of Maine for over 15 years. We are delighted to offer their range of certified organic merino knitting yarns in several weights.
The colors are all derived from natural dyes or directly from the fleece. The dyes are natural and the dyeing is done in small batches at the Swans Island Studio.
The beauty of Swans Island yarns comes from the careful attention given to each skein. Their yarns are handled gently through all steps of the creative process resulting in yarns that are creamy soft and a joy to use. Let these buttery soft, eco-friendly yarns help you to create luxurious heirlooms that are functional, beautiful and great to use.
The super–soft organic Merino Fiber is brought to Maine from South America, and carefully spun by Jagger Brothers of Springvale, Maine before heading to Swans Island Studio for an eco-friendly bath in sumptuous color.
Colors shown in fingering weight Item 279. All colors available in both sizes.
•Handwash, lay flat to dry.
Most colors 100% Certified Organic Merino Wool: Colors 0210 (seasmoke) and 0100 (oatmeal) are 85% Certified Organic Merino and 15% Alpaca.
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