dk weight • marled • 100% fine wool, non-superwashed • 200 yards per skein • hand wash cold, lay flat to dry
MADE IN THE USA FROM SHEEP TO SKEIN
Versus is a marled DK weight, non-superwashed wool yarn by Spincycle Yarns. The concept? The Spinsters' combined their favorite natural grey wool blend with a dyed-in-the-wool solid, spun them separately and then plied them together.
Spincycle Yarns ... also known as Kate & Rachel ... began this business as a handspinnery back in 2004, the two of them kettle dyeing & spinning all of their yarn in small batches & selling at their local farmers’ market. • They now dye, spin, design, package & ship everything from their little warehouse on Queen Street. • They employ 20 female & non-binary folks who crank your yarn out seven days a week! •
All Spincycle wool is grown, processed, dyed & spun in the USA. • The non-superwashed wool used in Versus is a blend of Corriedale, Rambouillet and Columbia breeds, from sheep raised in Wyoming and Colorado. • The sheep that supply Spincycle wool are 100% non-mulesed. •
(links in bold take you to the pattern page on Ravelry)
Cinnabar (shawl, paired with Dyed in the Wool), by Andrea Mowry
- Ghost Ranch (hat, paired with Dyed in the Wool), by Andrea Mowry
- Fever Dreams (shawl), by The Spinsters
- *La Sororité (cowl; paired with Lore), by Kate Oates
- Quoth (mittens, paired with Dyed in the Wool), by Echo Mae & Heather Seevers
- Stone Point (poncho), by Courtney Kelley
*original design for La Sororité paired Versus with YOTH Yarns' Neighbor, which was a limited small batch run and is no longer available. Our recommended substitute is Lore by The Fibre Co.
Yarn images courtesy of Spincycle Yarns. Pattern images courtesy of each designer: Andrea Mowry, Kate Burge & Rachel Price (The Spinsters), Kate Oates, and Echo Mae & Heather Seevers, respectively. Stone Point image © Linette Kielinski.
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