Tundra from The Fibre Co.
The Fibre Co.
Bulky (7 wpi) ?
120 yards
(110 meters)
100 grams
(3.53 ounces)
12.0 to 14.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 10 - 11 or 6 - 8mm
60% Camelid - Alpaca
30% Wool - Merino
10% Silk
2 ply smooth
  • Care:
  • Dry Flat, Hand Wash Cold
  • Milled: Peru
  • Dyed: Peru

From The Fibre Co.
“Artic Landscape”
Tundra, began life as the search for the answer to a simple question, “If The Fibre Co. were to create a bulky yarn, what would it be?” Our answer came from our passion for all natural fibre content that add depth and softness to hand mades. We took a much loved formula of baby alpaca, merino and silk and worked it into a 2 ply that gives a pleasing, well-rounded appearance.

The result is a plump skein with a great hand feel and a light airiness that sets it apart as a bulky yarn. Accessories and garments enjoy a light weightless feel with all the enveloping warmth you’d expect from such an ample yarn. Hand knits evoke a feeling of richness that sits gently against the skin without that cumbersome bulk that can drag the wearer down as they wrestle into Winter boots and coats. Tundra is an antidote to the heaviness we associate with layers of blankets, sweaters and waterproofs.

Our generous Tundra hanks make for warm and lofty single skein accessories, or just a few skeins allow the creation of delightfully warm and soft garments. When developing the colours for Tundra, we wanted to add some pops of new and vibrant colours that bring joy to otherwise grey, overcast days. Looking at the Artic landscape for inspiration we noted bright flashes of colour that are a surprise or shock. These surprising flashes of colour were often nestled amongst cool tones and wintry neutrals that seemed fitting for such our cool weather range. So alongside some of our well established natural tones, we’ve added rich brights that truly shine with the luminescent quality of Merino and Silk. Tundra is a yarn for delighting in as you work up fast and pleasing handmades that add just the right flavour to Winter days.

Weight: Bulky
Fibre: 60% Baby alpaca, 30% Merino wool, 10% Silk
Length: 109m / 120yds per 100g
Tension: 12-14sts / 10cm on 6.00-8.00mm needles
Care: Gentle hand wash

popular colorways

074 Lingonberry

15 stashed

21 projects

74 Tamarack

52 stashed

80 projects

187 Red Fox

38 stashed

40 projects

230 Larch Gold

9 stashed

8 projects

623 Silver Wolf

35 stashed

70 projects

962 Cariou

14 stashed

5 projects


49 stashed

65 projects


21 stashed

27 projects


22 stashed

33 projects

Barents Sea

13 stashed

22 projects


40 stashed

57 projects

Blue Lagoon

6 stashed

6 projects


89 stashed

125 projects


7 stashed

13 projects

Diablo Beach

43 stashed

58 projects


14 stashed

19 projects


85 stashed

164 projects


7 stashed

27 projects


29 stashed

57 projects


56 stashed

72 projects

Northern Lights

25 stashed

44 projects


38 stashed

57 projects


58 stashed

108 projects


28 stashed

59 projects

Scotia Sea

33 stashed

48 projects

Snow Drift

20 stashed

56 projects


77 stashed

128 projects

Sockeye Salmon

10 stashed

16 projects


64 stashed

97 projects