Thursday, May 21, 2015

Newly Arrived - Malabrigo Yarns have Arrived and New England Farms Freshly Scoured Wools!

A new product is now being offered at The Yarn and Fiber Company.   Washed Fleece from Local New England farms!    Now available in 8 oz quantities, freshly sheared and scoured fleece from a variety of farm animals including alpaca and wool. 

Many different types of wool is available from our local farms including Border Leicester, Lincoln, Romney, Corriedale, Wensleydale, Cormo and a variety of crossbred mixes.   As the fleeces are scoured, they will be listed for sale so check back often as these listing will be updated regularly.   We only offer the finest fleeces.    These fleeces are yummy! arrived, Malabrigo Sock and Merino Worsted weight yarns!  Malabrigo Merino Worsted is a luscious worsted weight and incredibly soft Merino wool with all the subtle variations in color and texture only hand dyed yarns have and all the sensuality of merino wool.    Each 100 gram skein has 210 yards (192 meters) and knits to 18.0 sts = 4 inches on a US 7 - 9 or 4.5 - 5.5mm.    Be sure to get enough yarn to complete your project since each bag is a different dye lot, and skeins may vary from bag to bag.

Malabrigo Sock Yarn is a beautiful hand-dyed 100% Superwash Merino that works up beautifully as socks, shawls, and other garments and accessories requiring a fingering weight yarn.   Each skein makes a pair of socks and comes in 440 yard, 100 gram skeins.   Each skein is hand-dyed and the colors are simply gorgeous!  

Come fall in love with a skein today!

Also, on special until the end of the month, select (most) patterns and books are 30% off MSRP.    Check out our amazing selection and get your upcoming project list started early!
Happy Spring and Happy Fibering!