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Glen Tweed 2-ply from Bartlettyarns

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Glen Tweed 2-ply
Aran (8 wpi) ?
210 yards
(192 meters)
113 grams
(3.99 ounces)
18.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 7 - 9 or 4.5 - 5.5mm
100% Wool
2-ply heather

Sitting along the banks of Higgins Stream in Harmony, ME is a vintage mill building that holds the last remaining working spinning mule in the United States. Started in 1821, Bartlettyarns was founded by Ozias Bartlett and continues with the Rice family.

At Bartlettyarns, our “full measure” skeins consist of a full 4 ounces per skein, four skeins per pound. Bartlettyarns are spun on the woolen system for a traditional homespun appearance, softer twist and more bloom than worsted yarns.

Two ply is offered in the following Colorways:

Fisherman, Rangeley, Shetland, Glen Tweeds
Solids: Cranberry, Black and Orange

Colorway Descriptions:

Fisherman Colorway: Our specialty since the 1800’s! Spun with natural lanolin oils to make sweaters, mittens and hats softer and weather resistant.

Colors Include:Natural, Light Sheep Gray, Medium Sheep Gray, Dark Sheep Gray, Dark Heather, Light Heather, Oatmeal, Oxford, Spice Heather, Dark Red Heather, Charcoal, Bark, Cornflower, Blue Heather, Denim, Midnight, Lilac Heather, Plum Heather, Dark Jade Heather, Coral Heather, Garnet Heather, Burgundy Heather, Rust Heather, Gold Heather, Green Heather, Medium Green Heather, Spruce Heather, Jade Heather, Aqua Heather.

Rangeley Colorway:Colors inspired by the lakes, forests and mountains of Maine. Mountain colors are spun with natural dark wool blends.

Colors Include: Teddy Bear Brown, Peach, Mountain Berry, Lake Blue, Rangeley Rose, Blackberry, Mountain Blue, Mountain Green, Mountain Laurel, Light Laurel.

Shetlands Colorway:A style that have marvelous combinations of natural and dyed wool colors. Today’s fashion shades with subtle highlights.

Colors Include: Wild Grape, Terracotta, Peacock, Thistle, Lupine, Larkspur, Blue Loch

Glen Tweeds Colorway:Warm tones and textures of authentic Scottish checks and tweeds. Root colors are shared with fisherman yarns for combining within the same garment.

Colors Include: Bluebell, Dark Lovat, Scotia, Raspberry, Granite, Lovat, Bronze, Willow, Bracken

Solids Colorway:Soft yarns which are spun first with selected domestic wools and then skein dyed in fashion colors. Cranberry, Black and Hunter Safety Orange are Bartlettyarn mainstays, however, from time to time we add other selected colors. Please check our website as they are only sold thru Bartlettyarns.

Colors Include: Cranberry, Black and Orange

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