Bases

Revisit the site periodically for upcoming news on new bases entering the store in 2018.

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Worsted


Our worsted base is a gorgeous and sturdy superwashed standard wool yarn. Naturally beautiful and never bleached, this worsted weight fiber is absolutely ideal for creating projects that keep you warm. Customers love this wool base for socks, sweaters, and shawls!


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Fiber Content: 100% Superwash Wool 

Weight: Worsted 

Knitting Gauge: 4.5-5 sts=1” on #6-9 needles

Crochet Gauge: 11-14 sc=4” on I-K hooks

Yards: 220

Grams: 100 

Care: I recommend hand-washing with a wool soap that includes lanolin to keep your fiber staying soft and strong. Air dry or tumble dry low. Some bleeding in the initial wash is expected.

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DK


 Superwashed and ready for a miriad of projects, this base is an essential for shawl making, mittens, and light scarves. This is the signature base of crocheter's and is versatile in it's use in the knitting world.


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Fiber Content: 100% Superwash Merino Wool

Weight: DK Weight , 4PLY

Knitting Gauge: 5.5 sts = 1" on #5 needles 

Crochet Gauge: 3.75mm

Yards: 231

Grams: 100

Care: I recommend hand-washing with a wool soap that includes lanolin to keep your fiber staying soft and strong. Air dry or tumble dry low. Some bleeding in the initial wash is expected.

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Kenyarn Fingering

A knitter's staple, this Fingering base is soft, strong, and has a playful bounce. This base is ideal for detailed work, socks, and shawls. The four ply fingering weight is flexible and easily worked in with 3 ply fingering bases as well as heavy 1 ply bases.

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Fiber Content: 75% Merino 25% Nylon Superwash Wool

Weight: Fingering, 4 Ply 

Knitting Gauge: 27 sts = 4" on #1-3 needles 

 Crochet Gauge: 2.25-3.25mm 

Yards: 450

Grams: 100 

Mulesing Free

Care: I recommend hand-washing with a wool soap that includes lanolin to keep your fiber staying soft and strong. Air dry or tumble dry low. Some bleeding in the initial wash is expected.

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1Ply Fingering 

This base works up extremely gorgeous. The 1 ply base accepts color at its own pace, creating beautiful variegated depth in solid panels during work up. This base creates a soft halo effect around your piece and is soft beyond measure.

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Fiber Content: 100% Superwash Merino Wool

Weight: Heavy Fingering, 1 Ply 

Knitting Gauge: 27 sts = 4" on #1-3 needles 

Crochet Gauge: 2.25-3.25mm 

Yards: 362 

Grams: 100 

Mulesing Free

Care: I recommend hand-washing with a wool soap that includes lanolin to keep your fiber staying soft and strong. Air dry or tumble dry low. Some bleeding in the initial wash is expected.