Orange Flower Yarn

Yarns


- examples of the kinds of yarns you may find in the shop -

All Orange Flower yarns are made from ethically sourced fibers from farms in the U.K., New Zealand, and South America. All are mulesing-free.


Fingering Weight

50/50 Fingering Weight - $29

50/50
Superwash Merino / Silk
Fingering Weight, 4 plies
435 yards / 398 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat

This yarn is soft and supple with lots of drape and shine from the silk content. Use this base for any project that requires a soft hand and silky drape. 
 

Sample shown in Hyperion.


Alpaca S/C - $32

70/20/10
Grey Alpaca / Silk / Cashmere
Fingering Weight, 3 plies
435 yards / 398 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat


Alpaca S/C is a luxuriously soft yarn with a beautiful halo. The natural grey color of the alpaca affects the colorways and they look at bit muted and darker.

Sample shown in Bee.


BFL Fingering - $24 100% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool Fingering weight, 4 plies 435 yards / 398 meters 100 grams Suggested needles: US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm Hand wash or machine was gently,  dry flat BFL Fingering is smooth and strong due to the firm twist of the 4 plies. 

BFL Fingering - $24

100% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool
Fingering weight, 4 plies
435 yards / 398 meters
100 grams

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine was gently,  dry flat

BFL Fingering is a firmly twisted yarn with a round profile. It's constructed of 4 plies of superwash British Bluefaced Leicester wool.  It's a strong, durable yarn that is perfect for sturdy stocks as well as fine gauge sweaters and lacy shawls.  

Sample shown in Guava.


BFL/Silk Fingering - $30 55/45 Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool / Silk Fingering Weight, 4 plies 435 yards / 398 meters Suggested needles: US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm Hand wash, dry flat BFL/Silk Fingering is smooth with a bit of shine. It is very similar to 50/50 Fingering, but it has a bit more body.

BFL/Silk Fingering - $30

55/45
Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool / Silk
Fingering Weight, 4 plies
435 yards / 398 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat

BFL/Silk Fingering is soft and light with a subtle shine. It has more body and loft than 50/50 Fingering.

Sample shown in Bee+Grey.


Merino S/C - $30

70/20/10
SW Merino Wool / Silk / Cashmere
Fingering Weight, 3 plies
435 yards / 398 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat


Merino S/C is a smooth and soft yarn with a firm twist. It feels very slinky with a nice amount of drape.

Sample shown in Magnolia.


Mira -$32 70/20/10 Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool / Silk / Cashmere Fingering Weight, 3 plies 435 yards / 398 meters Suggested needles: US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm Hand wash, dry flat Mira is a luxury blend of BFL, Silk, and Cashmere. It is soft with some shine and a little bit of a halo.  

Mira - $32

70/20/10
Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool / Silk / Cashmere
Fingering Weight, 3 plies
435 yards / 398 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat


Mira is a soft, light, and lofty fingering weight yarn. The combination of BFL, Silk, and Cashmere creates a yarn with a bit of sheen as well as a very subtle halo. It blocks beautifully.

Sample shown in Chronos.


Lyra - $29

50/25/25
Baby Alpaca / Linen / Silk
Fingering Weight, 3 plies
435 yards / 397 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat

Lyra is a crisp, light yarn with a halo from the alpaca and linen. It's a good choice for warm weather garments and wispy lace scarves and shawls. 

Sample shown in Tea Rose.
 


SW Merino Fingering - $22 100% Superwash Merino, 4 plies Approx. 437 yards (400 m) / 100 grams Suggested needles: US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat SW Merino Fingering is a soft, springy, 4 ply yarn.  

SW Merino Fingering - $22

100% Superwash Merino, 4 plies
437 yards / 400 meters
100 grams

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle,  dry flat

This is a smooth, round yarn made of 4 plies of superwash merino.

Sample shown in Opal.


 


Twist Sock - $22 100% Superwash Merino Fingering Weight, 2 plies 400 yards / 365 meters  Suggested needles: US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle,  dry flat Twist Sock is a soft and springy 2 ply yarn.  

Twist Sock -  $22

100% Superwash Merino
Fingering Weight, 2 plies
400 yards / 365 meters 

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle,  dry flat

Twist Sock is a soft and springy 2 ply yarn.  For those who prefer nylon in their sock yarns, see Twist Sock + Nylon.

Sample shown in Cottage White.


Twist Sock+Nylon - $23

80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon
Fingering Weight, 2 plies
400 yards / 365 meters 

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle,  dry flat 

Twist Sock + Nylon is a soft and springy 2 ply yarn with the added strength of nylon.

Sample Shown in Shadow.


Umbra - $27

70/20/10
Superwash Merino / Yak / Nylon
Fingering Weight, 3 plies
435 yards / 397 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat

Umbra is a soft and elastic yarn that has a rich heathery appearance. Undyed, this yarn is a grey/brown color. The yak content is very much like cashmere. The nylon content adds strength.

Sample shown in Painter's Yellow. See some color combo ideas here.

 

Sport Weight

BFL Sport - $24 100% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool Sport Weight, 4 plies 285 yards / 260 meters Suggested needles: US 3-6 / 3.25-4mmHand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat BFL Sport is a lofty, yet durable yarn.

BFL Sport - $24

100% Superwash British BFL Wool
Sport Weight, 3 plies
285 yards / 260 meters

Suggested needles:
US 3-6 / 3.25-4mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat


BFL Sport is a soft, lofty yarn in a heavy sport weight.

Sample shown in Retro Aqua.


MCS Sport - $30

75% Superwash Merino, 15% Cashmere, 10% Silk
Heavy Fingering - Sport weight, 3 plies
396 yards / 362 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-6 / 2.25-4mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat

MCS Sport is a very soft and luxurious blend of SW Merino, Cashmere, and Silk.

Sample shown in Atlantis.


 


SW Merino Sport - $22 100% Superwash Merino Wool Sport Weight, 3 plies 323 yards / 295 meters Suggested needles: US 3-6 / 3.25-4mm Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat SW Merino Sport is a soft and smooth yarn with lots of spring and elasticity.

SW Merino Sport - $22

100% Superwash Merino Wool
Sport Weight, 3 plies
323 yards / 295 meters

Suggested needles:
US 3-6 / 3.25-4mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat


SW Merino Sport is a soft, elastic yarn with a firm twist. 

Sample shown in Tea Rose.

 

DK Weight

50/50 DK - $29 50% Superwash Merino, 50% Silk DK weight, 4 plies 230 yards / 210 meters Suggested needles: US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm Hand wash, dry flat 50/50 DK is soft and smooth with a nice drape and shine from the silk content.

50/50 DK - $29

50% Superwash Merino, 50% Silk
DK weight, 4 plies
230 yards / 210 meters

Suggested needles:
US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm

Hand wash, dry flat

50/50 DK is a soft yarn with shine and drape from the 50% silk content. It's a round yarn constructed of 4 plies. It's lovely for special garments and accessories.

Sample shown in Fog.

 


BFL/Silk DK - $30 55/45 Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool / Silk DK Weight, 4 plies 230 yards / 210 meters Suggested needles: US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm Hand wash, dry flat BFL/Silk DK is soft and smooth with body and a bit of a shine from the silk content.

BFL/Silk DK - $30

55/45
Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool / Silk
DK Weight, 4 plies
230 yards / 210 meters

Suggested needles:
US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat


BFL/Silk DK is a soft, shiny yarn with body and loft. It's very similar to 50/50 DK, but has a bit more body due to the nature of BFL Wool.

Sample shown in Bee+Grey.


SW Merino DK - $22 100% Superwash Merino Wool DK Weight, 4 plies 230 yards / 210 meters Suggested needles: US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat SW Merino DK has lots of bounce and elasticity. It's a soft yarn with a round profile. It's a bit heavier than DK 250.  

SW Merino DK - $22

100% Superwash Merino Wool
DK Weight, 4 plies
230 yards / 210 meters
100 grams

Suggested needles:
US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat

SW Merino DK is a soft, springy yarn that is round and smooth. It's a go-to for classic sweaters and garments. Stitch and cable definition is excellent.

Sample shown in Almond.

 


DK 250 - $23

100% Superwash Merino Wool
DK Weight, 4 plies
250 yards / 229 meters

Suggested needles:
US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat


DK 250 is another classic sweater yarn. It is slightly finer in weight than SW Merino DK and comes in a 115 gram skein. It has a bit less spring and elasticity than SW Merino DK.

Sample shown in Salt Water.


Polwarth - $20

100% Superwash New Zealand Polwarth Wool
Light DK Weight, 4 plies
245 yards / 224 meters
100 gram skein

Suggested needles: 
US4-7 / 3.5-4.5mm

Care: 
Hand Wash, dry flat

Polwarth is a crisp yarn with a firm twist. The Polwarth sheep is a 75/25 cross between Merino and Lincoln. Polwarth wool is similar to merino, but has a crisper hand.

Sample shown in Nightwatch.


 


Worsted and Aran Weight

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MCN Worsted - $27

80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon
Worsted Weight, 4 plies
225 yards / 205 meters

Suggested needles:
US 6-8 / 4-5mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat

MCN Worsted is a smooth and soft yarn that shows excellent stitch definition.

Sample shown in Fog.

 


Merino Worsted - $19 100% Merino Wool Worsted Weight, 4 plies 218 yards / 200 meters Suggested needles: US 6-8 / 4-5mm Hand wash, dry flat Merino Worsted is a natural, untreated wool that may be felted.

Merino Worsted - $20

100% Merino Wool
Worsted Weight, 4 plies
218 yards / 200 meters

Suggested needles:
US 6-8 / 4-5mm

Care:
Hand wash, dry flat


Merino Worsted is a soft, classic sweater yarn.  It is an untreated wool that can be felted.  It takes the dye in a soft, more subtle way than the superwash bases and will be available in select colorways.

Sample shown in Bee.


SW Merino Worsted - $22 100% Superwash Merino Wool Worsted Weight, 4 plies 218 yards / 200 meters Suggested needles: US 6-8 / 4-5mm Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat SW Merino Worsted is a soft, smooth yarn with a moderate twist.

SW Merino Worsted - $22

100% Superwash Merino Wool
Worsted Weight, 4 plies
218 yards / 200 meters

Suggested needles:
US 6-8 / 4-5mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat


SW Merino Worsted is a worsted weight yarn constructed of 4 plies of soft merino wool. It's another classic yarn for sweaters and cold weather accessories. 

Sample shown in Jovial.


SW Merino Aran -$22 100% Superwash Merino Aran Weight, 3 plies 180 yards / 164 meters  Suggested needles: US 7-9 / 4.5-5.5mm Care: Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle,  dry flat SW Merino Aran is a soft, plump yarn made up of 3 plies of soft merino wool.

SW Merino Aran - $22

100% Superwash Merino
Aran Weight, 3 plies
180 yards / 164 meters 

Suggested needles:
US 7-9 / 4.5-5.5mm

Care:
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle,  dry flat

SW Merino Aran is a soft, bouncy merino wool yarn in a heavy worsted/aran weight.

Sample shown in Mushroom Cap.