YELLOWSTONE Corespun Art Yarn - Handspun at a Bulky Weight

Regular price $30.00

This is a lovely corespun yarn made of merino, bamboo, and a bit of firestar. That means the outer yarn is spun around a core and the fibers go perpendicular to the core. This makes for a light and airy yarn. I spun it at a bulky weight. The colors are elegant and muted. The core is a strong cotton thread, and the yarn is gently thick and thin. This is a small skein at just 2.2 ounces. I think it would look great as the weft in a weaving project.

Name: Yellowstone
Yarn Weight: Bulky Weight
Wraps per Inch: 8
Yards per Pound: 538
Length in Yards: 74
Ounces/Grams: 2.2 ounces/64 grams
Plies: Corespun
Spinning Style: Corespun, gently thick and thin
Contents: Outer Layer - About 80% merino wool, 19% bamboo, 1% firestar; Core - Cotton
Colors: Dark green, purple, blue
Instructions: Wash in cool water by hand and air dry 

Each skein of yarn is spun or dyed by me with loving care and contains a label with the yarn facts shown above. Your yarn is wrapped in tissue paper and shipped promptly, making a great presentation if you are giving it as a gift to your favorite fiber artist--even if that happens to be you!
Unless otherwise specified, your yarn will come as a hank, which is basically a large loop. This is the best way to store yarn because there’s no tension being placed on it. Before you begin to use it, however, you will need to wind it into a ball or cake or you will end up with a tangled mess. The best way to do this is with a swift and ball winder. However, you can use the arms of a patient friend or just put your yarn over two dining chairs back to back and wind it into a ball by hand. If you don’t have a swift and you plan to use the yarn fairly soon, I would be happy to wind your yarn into a cake for you at no extra charge. Just mention it in your note to seller when you check out.
As a token of my appreciation, I would be happy to include your choice of either a sprig of fresh rosemary from my organic garden or a handmade felt ball infused with essential lavender oil with your order.  Both of these smell wonderful and are natural moth deterrents. Just let me know if you would like one and which one you would prefer in the note to seller when you check out.

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