Yarn Bases / Weights

Our colours are available on a range of different yarn bases to suit your next project.  We focus on natural fibres in 4 ply sock weight, 6 ply sport weight, 8 ply DK weight right up to 10 ply worsted and super chunky weight yarn. The needles sizes and gauges given below are to be used as a guide only as each knitters gauge can be slightly different. Yarns with a * are non superwash. We recommend handwashing all handknits in cold water with mild detergent/ woolwash and drying flat in the shade.

Lace / 2 ply

Haze Lace - 72% Super Kid Mohair, 28% Silk | 420m (459yds) in 50g skeins | 3 - 4mm (US 2-6)  needle | 8sts / inch with 3.25mm needle. *

Sock / 4 ply / Fingering

Cloud - 100% Australian Superfine Merino Wool | 400m (437yds) in 100g skeins | 2.25 - 3.25mm (US 1-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2.5-3.25mm needle. *

Exotica - 60% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk, 20% Yak | 366m (400yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle. 

Exotica Singles - 65% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk, 15% Yak | 480m (525yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

 

Purist - 100% South Australian Corriedale / Merino Wool | 180m (196yds) in 50g skeins | 2 - 3.5mm (US 0-4) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle. *

Sock Minis - 85% Superwash Merino, 15% Nylon | 80m (459yds) in 20g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

Sock Yarn - 85% Superwash Merino, 15% Nylon | 400m (437yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

Spin Sock - 100% Superwash Merino | 366m (400yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

Twisted Singles - 100% Superwash Merino | 365m (400yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

Valley Sock - 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon | 365m (400yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

Valley Sock 4 - 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon | 400m (437yds) in 100g skeins | 2 - 3.25mm (US 0-3) needle | 7-8sts / inch with 2-2.5mm needle.

Sport / 5 ply

Spin Sport - 100% Superwash Merino | 300m (328yds) in 100g skeins | 3.25 - 3.75mm (US 3-5)  needle | 5-6sts / inch with 3.25-3.75mm needle. 

DK / 8 ply / Light Worsted

Exotica DK - 60% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk, 20% Yak | 212m (231yds) in 100g skeins | 3.5 - 4mm (US 4-6) needle | 5-6sts / inch with 3.5-4mm needle. 

 

Spin DK - 100% Superwash Merino | 230m (250yds) in 115g skeins | 4 - 5mm (US 6-8)  needle | 5-6sts / inch with 4-5mm needle. 

Worsted /Aran / 10 ply - 12 ply

NEW Spin Worsted - 100% Superwash Merino | 166m (181yds) in 100g skeins | 4.5 - 5.5mm (US 7-9)  needle | 4-5sts / inch with 4.5-5.5mm needle. 

Super Bulky / 16 ply

Super Twisted - 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon  | 70m (76.5yds) in 100g skeins | 8 - 10mm (US 11-15)  needle | 6-10sts / inch with 8-10mm needle.