Shear: CVM & Romeldale
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- In stock, ready to ship
- Inventory on the way
Shear: a limited release yarn inspired by the natural beauty of raw fleece
A special project for us, we partnered with ranchers raising two flocks of CVM and Romeldale sheep, to produce a unique yarn in a limited batch. We work with wool everyday, but it isn’t often we get the opportunity to work directly with a wool breed so uncommon. When we found this specific flock of CVM and Romeldale ewes in Idaho and Oregon, we were immediately caught by the quality of the wool, and the incredible range of naturally occurring shades. Bright white, silvery grey, deep chocolate tones, all found out the field. Perhaps more important than the beauty of these colors, the wool we found was impressively crimped, with a long, strong staple. Before we even had a chance to put it in the mill, we knew the yarn made from this fiber would be springy, light, and soft.
In many ways, our challenge in spinning such a unique and wonderful fiber was to get out of the way, and let the fiber speak for itself. We decided to spin this at a versatile dk weight, warm enough to work for a thick winter sweater, or a drapey shawl, all depending on the needle size used. Woolen spun yarn can be knit at a range of gauges, and we find this yarn can be comfortably knit on a US 4, all the way through a US 8. The fabric created from this yarn will have an impossibly light, soft, and warm quality. Great care was taken in choosing the right fiber for these skeins, and we hope the goods made from this yarn will bring years of enjoyment.
See the full mill story: Shear
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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
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* 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).
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