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Harrisville Brooklyn Tweed

Woolen yarn has been spun in Harrisville every year since 1790 and this tradition of quality textiles has shaped the life in our community. The distinctive look of our yarns is a result of care and attention to detail at every step of the spinning process. We have always used Merino Cross wools from New Zealand and now we have added a much softer wool from Australia to create a better 'hand' for knitters. This fleece is dyed-in-the-wool to maximize brightness and fastness and then several colors are blended together. We carefully choose the right combinations to give the yarns depth and interest without sacrificing brightness and variation.
The woolen system of yarn making is much like the process of hand spinning in which the wool is picked, carded, and spun as three distinct steps. Softness and strength are the two qualities that we are careful to balance as the yarns are spun. We want our yarns to be as soft as possible, but they must also have sufficient twist to make them strong. Our standards are very high because our yarns are important to the quality of the products that our customers produce.

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Harrisville Design: SHETLAND Harrisville Designs: WATERshed Harrisville Designs: SILK & WOOL
Price: $8.50
Price: $9.00
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Harrisville Designs: SHETLAND Harrisville Silk & Wool Knitting Yarn
Sport Weight - Skein
100% Virgin Wool
50g skein/approx 217yd
Worsted Weight - Skein
Soft Spun/Minimally Processed Woolen Yarn
16 Super-Heathered Colors
50g skein/approx 110yd
DK Weight - Skein
50% SILK - 50% FINE WOOL
10 Pebbly Colors
50g skein/approx 175yd
Harrisville Designs: HIGHLAND Brooklyn Tweed: SHELTER Brooklyn Tweed: LOFT
Price: $11.50
Price: $12.50
Price: $14.50
Harrisville Highland Yarn Skein Brooklyn Tweed: SHELTER Brooklyn Tweed:  Loft
Worsted Weight - Skein
100% Virgin Wool
100g skein/approx 200yd
Worsted Weight - Skein
100% TARGHEE-COLUMBIA WOOL
Grown in the USA
50g skein/approx 140yd
Fingering Weight - Skein
100 % TARGHEE-COLUMBIA WOOL
Grown and spun in the USA
50g skein/approx 275yd