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Fishermen's Wool
Lion Brand
Aran / 10 ply (8 wpi) ?
465 yards (425 meters)
227 grams (8.01 ounces)
16.0 sts = 4 inches
US 9 - 5.5 mm
5.0 mm (H)
100% Wool
smooth, 4 ply

Yarn Weight entered is based on gauge from ball band. Persons wanting to substitute with this yarn should know that in reality it is a light worsted weight.

Available in seven colors:

  • Natural
  • Oatmeal
  • Nature’s Brown
  • Oak Tweed
  • Maple Tweed
  • Brown Heather
  • Birch Tweed

Per LB’s website, Birch Tweed, col #202, is not 100% wool and skein size is different.

“202: 6 oz (170 g), 348 yards (318 m)
78% Pure Virgin Wool,13% Acrylic,9% Rayon”

Other colors listed on Ravelry have been hand-dyed.

From Lionbrand.com:
Our classic Fishermen’s Wool is made of undyed pure virgin wool with natural lanolin oil. Soft, warm, and naturally water resistant, it’s ideal for ski-wear and fisherman sweaters, hats, scarves, and more. Fishermen’s Wool also felts beautifully for dense slippers, strong bags, and textural home decor projects. Plus its generous size and natural shades make it perfect for dyeing!

Article # 150

popular colorways

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123 Oatmeal

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125 Brown Heather

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126 Nature S Brown

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150 Brown Heather

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200 Oak Tweed

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201 Maple Tweed

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202 Birch Tweed

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Beige

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Birch Tweed

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Brown

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Brown Heather

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Cream

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Dark Brown

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Hand Dyed

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Ivory

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Kool Aid Dyed

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Maple Tweed

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Natural Brown

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Oak Tweed

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Off White

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Tweed

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Undyed

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White

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