Welcome! You are browsing as a guest
Would you like to see 4670 projects made from this yarn and much more? create a free account What am I missing?
Road to China Light from The Fibre Co.

yarns > The Fibre Co. > Road to China Light

Road to China Light
The Fibre Co.
Sport (12 wpi) ?
159 yards
(145 meters)
50 grams
(1.76 ounces)
24.0 to 26.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 3 - 4 or 3.25 - 3.5mm
65% Camelid - Alpaca
15% Silk
10% Camelid - Camel
10% Goat - Cashmere goat
  • Care:
  • Dry Flat, Hand Wash Cold
  • Dyed: Peru
  • Milled: Peru

From The Fibre Co.
“Silken Jewels”
Road to China is our sport weight yarn that was born from our days of owning a mini mill back in Maine in the early days of The Fibre Co. Years of fibre exploration at the mill and hand blending raw fleeces led to the pursuit of the perfect blend of yarn that was all natural but not necessarily made up of wool fibres. The first version of this yarn contained Yak, Camel, Cashmere and Soy Silk. We’ve refined things a little since then, keeping with the idea of a deep softness, delicate drape and lustre to develop Road to China as it is best known today.

Today’s Road to China combines Baby alpaca, Silk and Cashmere to give a fabric with a soft halo but enough definition to explore subtle textures and shifting patterns. To keep with the tone of gentle decadence Road to China brings, we’ve developed a colour palette that is inspired by nature and dyed each skein to work in harmony with the raw fibres that go into the Road to China Blend. Combining the fawn of the Baby alpaca with the butter colours of Silk and soft tones of Camel gives the perfect base for subtle duotones that peek through our saturated colours.

Road to China Light is the skein we reach for when we want to create something truly special. The 50g hanks are the perfect treat for dreary afternoons hidden away from the world for a few moments as we focus on our making. With plenty of body and soft, luxurious drape, this plump 3 ply skein will help you create items for your wardrobe that you can reach for whenever you want to wear something that makes you feel good. Work up something small and delicate in just one skein or treat yourself to the gift of a few precious skeins and see where these jewels take you.

Weight: Sport
Fibre: 65% Baby alpaca, 15% Silk, 10% Camel, 10% Cashmere
Length: 145m / 159yds per 50g
Tension: 24-26sts / 10cm on 3.25-3.50mm needles
Care: Gentle hand wash

popular colorways

199 Lapis

301 stashed

326 projects

357 Abalone

129 stashed

119 projects

631 Garnet

76 stashed

70 projects

710 Riverstone

229 stashed

269 projects

800 Grey Pearl

88 stashed

81 projects

8751 Malachite

149 stashed

170 projects

10041 Ruby

125 stashed

145 projects

10047 Smoky Quartz

128 stashed

148 projects


78 stashed

77 projects


34 stashed

52 projects

Amethyst Dark

145 stashed

130 projects


66 stashed

46 projects


162 stashed

142 projects


142 stashed

175 projects

Blue Tourmaline

189 stashed

228 projects


215 stashed

209 projects


82 stashed

105 projects


99 stashed

94 projects


39 stashed

53 projects


65 stashed

55 projects


100 stashed

113 projects

Gray Pearl

104 stashed

143 projects


273 stashed

273 projects


133 stashed

144 projects


194 stashed

243 projects

Plum Jasper

36 stashed

49 projects


133 stashed

133 projects


194 stashed

206 projects

Smokey Quartz

90 stashed

98 projects


103 stashed

81 projects


95 stashed

92 projects

Pearl Grey

113 stashed

173 projects