MalabrigoMerino Wool Yarn in Worsted Weight Solids
100% Merino Wool Yarn from Malabrigo Yarns of Uruguay
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100% merino wool, Kettle & fleece dyed solids Worsted Weight; 4.5 sts per inch US 8 3.5 oz - 210 yds Care: Hand wash in cool water with mild soap, lay flat to dry
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Kettle Dyed Solids (Tonal Variations)
004 Sapphire Green
011 Apple Green
016 Glazed Carrot
017 Pink Frost
026 Continental Blue
27 Bobby Blue
032 Jewel Blue
058 Paris Night
083 Water Green
099 Stone Blue
102 Sealing wax
140 Dark Earth
149 Apple Cinnamon
152 Tiger Lily
160 Verde Esperenza
181 Marron Oscuro
Fleece Dyed Pure Solids
502 American Beauty
508 Blue Graphite
509 Sweet Grape
510 Chapel Stone
Colors we carry but are currently out of stock (These are on order but we don't have an exact eta!)
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(5 Skein Minimum)
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Malabrigo Yarn makes stunningly soft fleece and kettle dyed 100% Merino Wool Yarn. The colors shown at right and above are both Kettle and Fleece dyed. Fleece dyed are dyed, as the name implies, prior to spinning - completely soft, even color throughout, lustrous sheen - this is an elegant merino at a great price. Kettle Dyed Colors are hand dyed in a gettle, and have slight natural tonal variation within the skein. Wonderful for scarves, hats, sweaters, and even for felting. You've got to touch this amazingly soft yarn to believe it! For something a little wilder, please check out our variegated dyed merino wool yarn colors - changing hues and tone throught the merino: same soft, beautiful yarn, but in variegated color combos!
What is merino wool yarn?
Merino wool yarn is a yarn spun from the fleece of a very specific sheep - the merino.
The Merino is an economically influential breed of sheep prized for its wool. Merinos are regarded as having the finest and softest wool of any sheep.
Merino wool is finely crimped and soft. Staples are commonly 65 mm (2.5 inches) to 100 mm (4 inches) long. Merino wool is generally less than 24 micron (µm) in diameter. Basic Merino types include: strong (broad) wool 23 - 24.5 µm, medium wool is 19.6 - 22.9 µm, fine 18.6 - 19.5 µm, superfine 15 - 18.5 µm and ultra fine 11.5 - 15 µm. Ultra fine wool is suitable for blending with other fibres such as silk and cashmere.
The term merino is widely used in the textile industries with varied meanings. Originally it denoted the wool of Merino sheep reared in Spain, but due to the equivalent quality of wool spun from merino in many other countries, including Australia, New Zealand, Uruguay and Peru, the term Merino woolnow has broader use. In the dress-goods and knitting trades the term "Merino" means an article containing Merino wool.
Malabrigo Yarns kettle dyed and handpainted yarns are made by a small, family-owned company in Uruguay. They work with a womans cooperative to create wonderfully organic looking, funky and beautiful yarns. This is one of our favorites: Gruesa - a thick and thin super-bulky yarn in amazing colors. Great for knitting up a fast hat or a great, fun, bulky sweater, this yarn is also a great felting yarn.
Malabrigo Yarns amazing merino wool will delight your eyes AND your hands. Gorgeous, amazingly soft merino wool, in a variety of stunning colorcombos. Lovely Greens, blues, browns and purples, this is a wonderful and very well-priced pure merino wool.