Fiber farms: Millcreek Farm and the Miller’s Farm in Lovettsville, VA
Fiber content: 70% wool, 30% nylon
Yarn character/design: woolen spun, 3-ply, 13 wraps per inch. Light sport weight yarn that is springy to give socks good cushion power. A round (3-ply) yarn is both stronger and more comfortable for your feet
Size: 3 ply, light sport weight, 11 wraps per inch
Length/Weight: Small skeins: 120 yds/109 meters 1.7 oz./48 gram
Large skeins: 240 yds/219 meters 3.5 oz./99 grams
Suggested needle sizes: US 2, 2.5 and 3 for socks. Larger for other applications
Gauge: size 2: 7.5 st/in, size 2.5: 7 st/in, size 3: 6 st/in
Fiber care: Yarn is pre-washed. Finished projects hand wash warm with low agitation, lay flat to dry or dry clean. If knitting is tight, socks are machine washable.
handpainted spring meadow
handpainted summer meadow
handpainted bathing suit
handpainted parrot head
We really are small farm artisans and cannot update this inventory simultaneously as we sell at farmers markets or festivals. We have not had any problems yet...but we cannot guarantee that we have the full number of items stated as available. If it should happen that we cannot fill your order completely, we will call you to work out a solution.