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Wool of the Andes Tweed
Knit Picks
Worsted / 10 ply (9 wpi) ?
110 yards (101 meters)
50 grams (1.76 ounces)
4.5 to 5.0 sts = 1 inch
US 6 - 9 or 4 - 5.5mm
5.5mm (I) - 6.5mm (K)
80% Wool
20% Other
plied, tweedy

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.

popular colorways

25445 Indigo Heather

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25446 Claret Heather

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25447 Lost Lake Heather

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25449 Marine Heather

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25450 Thirst Heather

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25453 Prussian Blue

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25455 Rabbit Heather

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25456 Dill Heather

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25457 Flagstone Heather

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25459 Farmhouse Heather

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25962 Reindeer Heather

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Autumn Heather

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Brass Heather

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Dawn Heather

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Dill

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Down Heather

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Farmhouse Heather

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Firecracker Heather

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Flagstone

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Forest Heather

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Garnet Heather

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Marine Heather

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North Pole Heather

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Oyster Heather

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Papaya Heather

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Sequoia

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Thirst Heather

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