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Yarns

Choose from the following dyed-to-order hand-dyed yarns:

All yarns are hand-dyed by Oceanwind Knits.  Any of these merino or merino blend yarns are perfect to use for those lacey projects, to show texture with cables, or just for a nice soft pair of well-wearing socks.  These yarns also knit up well into lovely sweaters and other garments.

SEE ALL DYED TO ORDER YARNS HERE.

In addition to the variety of hand-dyed yarns you will find around the shop - one of a kind skeins, gradient sets, chunky merino, lace ombrés, variegated, bluefaced leicester, CLUBS!, and sock blanks - these are available as tonals colourways, dyed to order:

FINGERING WEIGHT

FINGERING/SOCK WEIGHT MERINO

Great basic sock yarn, soft and shows stitch patterns well.  Will knit up well into any project requiring fingering weight yarn.  Can be laundered by machine, but will last longer if hand-washed.

  • 100% superwash merino wool
  • 115g (4oz) / 407 yds (372m) 
  • 7-8 sts per inch on 2.25mm (US1)
  • machine washable

FINGERING/SOCK WEIGHT MERINO+NYLON

Soft yet durable with the addition of nylon, great for long-wearing socks but also nice for next-to-the-skin projects like shawls, cowls, hats and mittens.  Knits up beautifully to show stitch patterns like cables and lace.  Will also make gorgeous sweaters.  One skein makes a pair of socks or a small shawl, a cowl or a pair of fingerless gloves.  Can be laundered by machine, but will last longer if hand-washed.   

  • 80% superwash merino wool / 20% nylon
  • 115g (4oz) / 420yds (384m)
  • 7-8 sts per inch on 2.25mm (US1)
  • machine washable

FINGERING MCN SOCK
Extremely soft  with the addition of cashmere but wears well with the addition of nylon.  A rounder sock yarn that shows up patterns beautifully.  One skein will make a pair of women's socks.  Can be laundered by machine, but will last longer if hand-washed.

  • 80%/10%/10% merino wool / cashmere / nylon.
  • 378 yds [345 m] / 4 oz [115g]
  • 7-8 sts per inch on 2.25mm (US1)
  • machine washable - hand laundering recommended

Also, ask about fingering Merino with the addition of Seacell or Silk, or Merino + Stellina, available by request.  If you're looking for something extra special, ask about Merino + Cashmere + Silk.

 

LACE WEIGHT

MCN LACE

Soft, light and beautiful lace yarn, merino with the addition of cashmere.  Enough yardage to make a medium-sized shawl.

  • 115g [4oz] / 575 yds [525 m] 
  • 80% merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon.
  • @ 5 sts per inch (will vary, depending on lace pattern)
  • on 3.5mm [US4] needles
  • hand-wash

MERINO LACE

Fine lace-weight merino wool, perfect for any light and airy lace project.  Generous yardage will provide for a large shawl.

  • 115g [4oz]  / 978 yds [894 m] 
  • 100% superwash merino wool
  • @ 5-7 sts per inch (will vary, depending on lace pattern)
  • on 3.75mm [US4] needles
  • hand-wash recommended

MERINO LACE SINGLE

Single-ply, laceweight merino wool, perfect for any light and airy lace project.  Generous yardage will provide for a large shawl.

  • 115g [4oz]  / 825 yds [754 m] 
  • 100% superwash merino wool
  • @ 5-7 sts per inch (will vary, depending on lace pattern)
  • on 3.75mm [US4] needles
  • hand-wash recommended

WORSTED WEIGHT

These are the yarns for mittens, hats, scarves, sweaters... any project requiring worsted weight yarns.  All of them show off your cables and other textured knits well, while remaining soft and feel great next-to-the-skin.

5-6 skeins will make a medium women's sweater (will vary depending on chosen pattern).  One skein will likely make a hat or a pair of mittens.

MCN WORSTED

Classic merino paired with cashmere for extra softness, along with the durability of nylon.  5-6 skeins will make a medium women's sweater (will vary depending on chosen pattern). Machine washable, if desired, but hand-laundering is always recommended for hand-dyed yarns. 

  • 115g [4oz] / 200 yds [182m] 
  • 100% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon.
  • 5 sts per inch
  • 4.5 mm needles
  • hand-wash recommended

MERINO WORSTED

Classic hand-dyed superwash merino wool, worsted weight.

  • 115g [4oz] / 200 yds [182m] 
  • 100% superwash merino wool
  • 5 sts per inch
  • 4.5 mm needles
  • hand-wash recommended

SINGLE PLY MERINO WORSTED
A lofty single-spun merino, in worsted weight. Hand-dyed in small batches by Oceanwind Knits.

Especially nice for warm mittens and toasty hats.

  • 225 yds [206m] / 4 oz [115g]
  • 100% superwash merino wool
  • 5 sts per inch
  • 4.5 mm needles
  • hand-wash recommended


SPORT WEIGHT

The same qualities as listed above, but in a slightly lighter weight.  Again, great for all sorts of projects, next-to

4-6 skeins will make a medium women's sweater (will vary depending on chosen pattern).  One skein will make a hat or a pair of mittens or a cowl or a pair of slippers.

MCN SPORT

Classic merino paired with cashmere for extra softness, along with the durability of nylon.

  • 115g (4oz) / 247 yds (225m) 
  • 80% superwash merino wool, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon.
  • 6 sts per inch
  • 3.75 mm needles
  • hand-laundering recommended.

MERINO SPORT

Classic superwash merino sport weight wool.

  • 100% superwash merino wool
  • 256 yds [234 m] per 115g [4 oz]
  • 6 sts per inch
  • 3.75 mm needles
  • machine washable, if desired.

Available dyed-to-order colourways:

 

Also available by request - fingering, lace or sport weight merino singles or merino-cashmere-silk options (various weights).  Please contact for more information regarding these yarns, thanks.  :)

 

Be sure to also check out spinning rovings and batts.