Tones from Brooklyn Tweed

Tones

from Brooklyn Tweed
Worsted (9 wpi) ?
140 yards
(128 meters)
50 grams
(1.76 ounces)
4.25 to 5.0 sts
= 1 inch
US 7 - 9 or 4.5 - 5.5mm
5.5mm (I) - 6.5mm (K)
100% Wool - Columbia
plied
Care: Dry Flat, Hand Wash, Hand Wash Cold
Color: Heathered, Solid color
Drafting method: Woolen spun
Dye: Fleece dyed, Machine dyed
Ply: 3-ply
Put up: Winding required
Source of fiber: United States, 24 micron Columbia wool from Wyoming
Scoured: United States, Bollman Industries, San Angelo, TX
Dyed: United States, Bollman Hat Company, Adamstown, PA
Milled: United States, Crescent Woolen Mills Co., Two Rivers, WI
Dyed: United States, Caledonian Dye Works, Philadelphia, PA

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Tones is a versatile worsted weight, woolen-spun from fleece-dyed American Columbia wool into light and dark shades of round and bouncy 3-ply yarn that we overdye to create a harmonious palette of coordinated “tone pairs”.

Choose your favorite color’s light, bright Overtone, or the deeper, more subdued Undertone. Craft vibrant combinations using Overtones and Undertones of different hues, or choose a more subtle approach by pairing an Overtone and Undertone from the same colorway. Create colorwork, stripes, crisp cables and bold texture in sweaters, accessories, and blankets with this soft and sturdy yarn.

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100% developed, sourced, processed, spun and dyed in the USA.

SPECS

  • 140 yards (128 meters) | 50 grams | worsted weight
  • 3-ply woolen spun construction
  • 24 micron Columbia wool from Wyoming
  • Wool scoured at Bollman Industries, San Angelo, TX
  • Stock dyed at Bollman Hat Company, Adamstown, PA
  • Spun at Crescent Woolen Mills Co., Two Rivers, WI
  • Skein dyed at Caledonian Dye Works, Philadelphia, PA
  • Finished at Clemson Winding, Philadelphia, PA

FIBER CHARACTERISTICS

Columbia sheep raised in Wyoming provide the wool for Tones. One of the first sheep breeds developed in the United States, this large, friendly mediumwool breed began in 1912 in Laramie, Wyoming, as a cross between longwool Lincoln rams and finewool Rambouillet ewes. They produce thick white fleeces with robust substance, wonderful for warm and durable sweaters, accessories, and blankets.

See our FAQ for tips on working with our woolen-spun yarns.

DYE PROCESS

We begin with natural white wool, then dye a portion black, blending and spinning it into light and dark heathered base yarns. These are overdyed in brilliant hues using traditional skein dyeing methods, creating harmonious Tone Pairs to mix and match in colorwork, stripes, and solids.

GAUGES

As a result of its lofty woolen-spun construction, Tones knits wonderfully at a variety of gauges and can be used interchangeably with Imbue Worsted and Shelter.

  • 4¼ - 5 stitches to 1”
  • Suggested Needle: 4.5 - 5.5 mm (US 7 - 9)
  • Suggested Hook: 5.5 - 6.5 mm (US I-9 - K-10½)

CARE

Tones is a handcrafted product. For best results, we recommend alternating skeins when joining in a new skein for even color distribution.

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