Close-up of Colored Yarn

Close-up of Colored Yarn

Yarns from The Shearer’s Yarn come in 35 colors, including heathers, and make up beautifully into medium-weight designs. They are excellent for felting and can also be used in weaving.

Caring for your yarn

Our yarn is two-ply, 100% wool. Each skein is 4 ounces (113 grams). To care for your creations, hand wash them with mild soap in lukewarm water and lay them flat to dry.

We have two sizes (Each color comes in just one length, although all skeins are the same weight – 4 ounces.)

  • 272 yards (248m); gauge: 20 stitches = 4 inches (10cm) on 4.5mm needles.
  • 215 yards (196m); gauge: 17 stitches = 4 inches (10cm) on 5mm needles.

Price: $8.00 per 4 oz. skein, plus shipping.

215 yards 272 yards
Medium Grey Dark Grey
Light Grey Copper
Sheep’s Grey Yellow
Threaded White/Grey Turquoise
Natural White Fir Green
Brown Red
Fawn Quoddy Blue
Dark Green Plum
Rose Lilac
Mulberry Black
Dark Maroon Grey Heather
Navy Blue
Teal Blue
Blue Heather
Brown Heather
Red Heather
Green Heather
Light Green

For a larger version of the chart below, click on the image. Please note that the yarn colors in this image may not be represented accurately by your computer screen.

Yarn Color Chart

Yarn Color Chart | Click to Enlarge

We also sell top-quality spinning fleeces from these sheep breeds:

  • Border Leicester-Blue-faced Leicester

We have white, grey, brown and black fleeces. Ask us for prices.

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