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Nua from Stolen Stitches
Nua
Stolen Stitches
Sport (12 wpi) ?
153 yards
(140 meters)
50 grams
(1.76 ounces)
22.0 to 24.0 sts
= 4 inches
US 4 - 6 or 3.5 - 4mm
60% Wool - Merino
20% Cellulose - Linen / Flax
20% Other Animal - Yak
plied
  • Color:
  • Heathered
  • Drafting method:
  • Worsted spun
  • Dye:
  • Machine dyed
  • Ply:
  • 4-ply
  • Put up:
  • Winding required

Nua is a blend of merino, yak, and linen. Each of these fibres contributes something special to create an amazing yarn blend.
Merino provides a soft, squishy, and versatile base. Yak adds a unique silkiness to the yarn that your fingers will simply love. Finally, linen adds strength and durability.

Nua is non-superwash, which creates a lighter yarn with a bit more bounce, making blocking easier and helping projects (especially garments) to hold their shape nicely.

Sport weight yarns are less common in Europe, but I think it is the perfect weight; it is light enough to do fine colour work and create lighter sweaters, but still knits up quickly enough that big projects don’t take too long.

Sport Weight Yarn, Non-Superwash
FIBRE 60% Merino Wool, 20% Yak, 20% Linen
YARDAGE 153 yds / 140 m per 50g
NEEDLES 3.5-4 mm / US 4-6
GAUGE 22-24 sts = 4” / 10 cm in st st

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