DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN
DAPPLE YARN

DAPPLE YARN

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

Easy wearing with near-to-the-skin smoothness, Dapple delivers as the perfect go-to yarn for buttery soft baby sweaters, summer shawls and all-season apparel. This woolen-spun yarn is a blend of 40% Texas organic cotton and 60% Merino wool from Colorado. The spring and bounce of plump wool anchors this 2-ply DK weight yarn, providing structure and memory to your knitwear. Concurrently, cotton’s smooth hand softens wool’s rustic texture, making Dapple a dream for those knitters who crave a downier feel.

Organic cotton slubs shine throughout, creating marled and richly tonal effects within the colorways. With saturation ranging from light to dark in hue, each skein is a unique iteration with no dye lots to coordinate, making every project truly one-of-a-kind. Dive into this inspiring playscape and embrace the creative possibilities of multifaceted color. Experiment with fades, ombres and nuanced, blended fabrics — let Dapple do the work.

The idea for Dapple is rooted in Brooklyn Tweed’s values of domestic sourcing and sustainable textile production. Organic cotton was the perfect choice for our first foray into natural fibers beyond wool. American cotton also has a complex history, which still reverberates today. Sales from Dapple will contribute 3% profit to the National Black Farmers Association by Brooklyn Tweed in perpetuity to support farmers who have historically been excluded from land ownership. No complex issue can be solved overnight, but moving towards a more sustainable future is crucial to our values of domestic sourcing, equity and antiracism.

We thank you for joining us in honoring the past and celebrating the future, through the lens of a beautiful yarn worthy of generations of heirloom knits. Together, this complex story is Dapple.

Specs

  • 165 yards (150 meters) | 50 grams | DK weight
  • Tonally-dyed colorways
  • 2-ply woolen-spun construction
  • 60% Merino wool / 40% organic cotton
  • 20.7 micron Merino wool from Colorado
  • Organic cotton from Texas
  • Wool Scoured at Chargeurs Wool in Jamestown, South Carolina
  • Cotton ginned at Woolam Gin in O’Donnell, Texas
  • Spun at Crescent Woolen Mills in Two Rivers, Wisconsin
  • Dyed at Caledonian Dye Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Fiber Characteristics

We fell in love with the idea of woolen-spun cotton, a less-common blending and carding process that preserves the loft and softness of cotton, while maintaining a downy, natural look to knitted fabrics. We sourced organic Texas cotton from Texas Organic Cotton Marketing Cooperative to combine with the finest US Merino we could find — with a goal of creating a yarn that “knits like wool and wears like cotton”. Our sweet spot was a 60/40 blend that balances cotton’s breathability and softness with Merino’s memory and bounce. Dapple creates sweatshirt-soft fabrics that are perfect for next-to-skin wear while preserving the natural look of heathered wool.

Dye Process

Dapple’s unique blend of wool and cotton transcends traditional solid colors. Dyed in the skein with traditional wool dyes, Merino absorbs the majority of the color, leaving desaturated dots of organic cotton throughout. This nuanced result evokes the dimensionality of a good tweed and engages the knitter with rich tonality. Experiment with the greater variability of dark tones or paint your project with a lighter, less variegated colorway. 

Gauges 

5¼ – 6 stitches to 1"  |  Suggested Needle: 3¾-4½ mm (US 5-7) 


Care

Dapple behaves more like a wool than a cotton, and finishing and care instructions follow the same guidelines as our other wool yarns.

WET BLOCKING

  1. Fill a sink or basin with cool water and submerge the fabric in water, gently squeezing out any air bubbles so that the piece can remain under water without being held there.
  2. Soak work for 10 minutes, allowing fabric to become completely saturated.
  3. Remove excess moisture by rolling your fabric between clean, dry towels with light pressure.
  4. Lay fabric flat and shape to air dry.

SHIPPING SPEED 

Our staff in New Hampshire is working hard to get your package to you. Most orders ship in 1 to 2 business days from date of ordering.  

You will receive an email notification from us when your order has shipped. The tracking number in this email is the best way to track your package and its estimated arrival date. If you do not receive a shipping confirmation email from us within a few days of placing your order, please check your junk-mail folder. 

SHIPPING CHARGES 

Contiguous U.S. (lower 48 & D.C.) 

We offer free shipping on orders over $75.  

Orders under $75 will be charged a flat rate of $7.50. 

Non-Contiguous U.S. (Alaska, Hawaii, and U.S. Territories) 

We offer free shipping on orders over $75.* 

Orders under $75 will be charged a flat rate of $7.50.* 

*The above pricing excludes fleece (which is shipped at cost), floor-loom kits (which are shipped for a $75 flat rate), and assembled floor looms (please call us at 800-338-9415 or use our Contact Page for pricing). 

International, including Canada and Mexico 

Our international customers have two shipping options, which will be offered at checkout: 

    • Flat rate shipping of $15 (duties, taxes, and fees are not included.)*  

    • UPS Worldwide Economy for actual cost (does include duties, taxes, and fees.)* 

* The above international pricing excludes fleece (which is shipped at cost), floor loom kits (which are shipped for a $75 flat rate, not including duties, taxes, and fees), and assembled looms (please call us at 800-338-9415 or use our Contact Page for pricing). 

Please note that we are NOT responsible for additional charges imposed by the receiving country, such as duties, VAT or customs clearance fees. These are decided by the recipient's country and are unfortunately out of our hands. If you are concerned about possible fees, please check with your local postal service prior to ordering. Not all items available to ship internationally. 

 

Returns Policy

You may return most new, unopened items within 30 days of delivery for a full refund. Please note: the cost of return shipping will be the responsibility of the customer if the return is not a result of an error or damage by Harrisville Designs. When a return/exchange is received, the customer will be refunded for the cost of the product only, but not the original cost of shipping. If the return is a result of our error (you received an incorrect or defective item, etc.), Harrisville Designs will pay for return shipping and will take responsibility for all previous charges.

You should expect to receive your refund within four weeks of giving your package to the return shipper, however, in many cases you will receive a refund more quickly. This time period includes the transit time for us to receive your return from the shipper (5 to 10 business days), the time it takes us to process your return once we receive it (3 to 5 business days), and the time it takes your bank to process our refund request (5 to 10 business days).

Please call our Toll Free Phone: (800) 338-9415 or visit our Contact Page

Workshop and Classes Withdrawal/Refund Policy

Tuition includes a non-refundable $50.00 registration fee for each workshop. Students who must withdraw have 5 weeks prior to class for a full tuition refund less the registration fee. After this date all payments are non-refundable. Final tuition payment is due 5 weeks before class starts. Remaining balances will be automatically deducted for students who have used credit cards. All others are responsible for forwarding their remaining balances. 

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