2017 Base Yarns

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 - $29

50% SW Merino, 50% Silk
Fingering Weight
Approx. 435 yards / 398 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm
Hand wash, dry flat

50/50 Fingering is a smooth yarn that has shine and extra drape from the silk content. 

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
Hand wash, dry flat

Alpaca S/C is a soft yarn with a lovely halo. The alpaca in this yarn is a natural grey color.

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/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.

Lyra - $29

50% Baby Alpaca, 25% Linen, 25% Silk
Fingering Weight
435 yards / 397 meters
100 gram skein

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm
Hand Wash, dry flat

Lyra is a fingering weight yarn made up of 3 plies. The combination of 3 different fibers creates a crisp yarn with some shine from the silk and a halo from the linen and alpaca. Colorways appear lighter and/or muted due to the linen content, which does not absorb the dye.

Merino S/C - $29

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
Hand wash, dry flat

Merino S/C is a firmly twisted yarn made up of 3 plies. It has a bit of a shine from the silk content.

 

 

Merino Singles - $20

100% Superwash Merino
Fingering weight, single (un-plied)
Approx. 400 yards / 365 meters

Suggested needles:
US 1-5 / 2.25-3.75mm
Hand wash, dry flat

Merino Singles is an un-plied, highly twisted yarn that drinks up the dye.

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.

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

Sport Weight

MCS Sport - $29

75% Superwash Merino, 15% Cashmere, 10% Silk
Heavy Fingering to Sport weight
Approx. 396 yards / 362 meters per 115 grams

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

Hand wash, dry flat

MCS Sport is a luxury yarn that is soft, light, and warm.

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.

BFL Sport - $24

100% Superwash British Bluefaced Leicester Wool
Sport Weight, 4 plies
285 yards / 260 meters

Suggested needles:
US 3-6 / 3.25-4mm
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat

BFL Sport is a soft, slightly lofty sport weight yarn.


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.

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.

DK 250 - $23

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

Suggested needles:
US 5-7 / 3.75-4.5mm
Hand wash or machine wash gentle cycle, dry flat

DK 250 is a soft and smooth classic merino sweater yarn.

 

Polwarth - $19

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

Suggested needles: 
US4-7 / 3.5-4.5mm
Hand Wash, dry flat

Polwarth is similar to merino, but it has a more "wooly" and crisp feel and more luster.

 

Worsted and Aran Weight

MCN Worsted - $27.50

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

This is the same base as offered previously, but now with an increase in yardage.

Suggested needles:
US 6-8 / 4-5mm
Hand wash, dry flat

MCN Worsted is a soft and round yarn that has a nice amount of spring and elasticity.

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.

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 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.