Fiber Content: 80% Peruvian Highland Wool, 20% Donegal Tweed
Weight: Worsted Weight
Knitting Gauge: 4.5 - 5 sts = 1" on #6 - 9 needles (4.0mm-5.5mm)
Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4'' on I - K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm)
Yards: 110
Grams: 50
Put Up: Ball
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat

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Wool of the Andes Tweed Yarn

$3.99 50g / Ball


Introduce texture to your handknits in a whole new way with Wool of the Andes Tweed! Available in a rich and elegant color palette, Wool of the Andes Tweed is ideal for Aran sweaters, cables, and braids. Our classic worsted weight wool combines with earthy-colored flecks of Donegal tweed, which are viscose neps (think slubs or bits of lint) that are suspended in a very fine acrylic mesh which allows them to be spun alongside the wool fibers. In the yarn, you won’t be able to see the acrylic web at all, and the neps will appear either on the surface of the yarn or spun inside the yarn strand. The tweedy Donegal neps add a rustic and traditional appeal to everything from sweaters and outerwear to hats and mitts. By combining durability and excellent stitch definition with small flecks of neps, you will instantly transform any project into a true classic.
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5 out of 5 stars

This yarn is beautiful, so beautiful in fact I'm ordering more as quickly as I can. The North Pole Heather is my favorite. I have a store on Etsy and do amigurumi characters. I have a Kitty almost finished and it's beautiful. My order was packed neatly and arrived quickly, thank you so much. I will certainly be ordering more colors, Jackie

5 out of 5 stars

I have made 2 children’s jumpers, one in Papaya Heather and one in Marine Heather. Both turned out really well. This is a great everyday yarn. They wash well. Love the colours. A great priced yarn for everyday knits.

4 out of 5 stars

I have a question please Does this wool shrink & felt? Or is it more of a superwash & stable because of the netting? I felt many of my projects.

4 out of 5 stars

I've ordered this a couple of times (and still have on my Wish list) in Firecracker, Persimmon, Indigo. I agree with prev. reviewers that it's a bit light for a Worsted, but I'm finding that across many yarn brands lately. At. first, I found WOTA a bit of a rough hand, but it tends to soften while working. I made a lovely cabled cardie from Firecracker. The colour reminds me of the red/black paper that covered firework when I was a child (remember the shredded black and red paper after they went off?) Indigo looks different depending on the light anywhere from blue to purple. Persimmon is dead on.

4 out of 5 stars

I bought 8 skeins in Down Heather for a cardigan and it came out beautiful! I get tons of compliments and always get asked what the yarn is. It is very warm and will be a winter staple. The tweed looks beautiful. It looked even more amazing after blocking. My only complaint is that it is a little itchy so I will have to wear long sleeves under it.

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