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 colorway themes:
Fisherman, Rangeley, Shetland, Glen Tweeds, Solids
Fisherman: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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 through Bartlettyarns.
Colors include Cranberry, Black and Orange