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1) this list isn't entirely complete, but it's a start.

2)Since many yarns are ok knit at a half stitch per inch difference than what their label may say (depending on what you're making and what type of fabric you desire), you may want to check out the options at a gauge either side of how we have them listed. For example, the label on Cascade 220 suggests that it can be knit at 5/in on a US 7 or 4.5/in on a US 8. We've listed it under 5/in on a 7 because that's my preference for most sweaters, but for someone else, or even for myself for a scarf, knitting this same yarn at 4.5/in on an 8 may be preferable.

3) we haven't listed Lace weight yarns here, you can them out by clicking on those highlighted links

4) some of the sock yarns might be great for gloves, scarves, wristlets, and lightweight cardigans etc, so if this is your project in mind, you might want to check out the sock yarns too!

Sock Yarns

Paca Peds

Indulgence Sock Yarn

Malabrigo Sock

Heritage Sock


Forever Sock by Plymouth

Fingering Weight Yarns (7 sts/in, typically on US 3)

Harrisville Shetland

Ella Rae Extrafine Merino

Bliss Rialto 4 ply-machine washable

Painted Desert

Swan Island Natures Colors Merino

Meadow by The Alpaca Co - in store, coming online soon

Nordlys by Viking

Claudia Handpaint

Bio-Sesia Organic Cotton

Isager Alpaca-Merino

Sport Weight Yarns (6 sts/in on US 4 or 5)

Zooey by Juniper Moon

Silk Garden Sock Weight

Cascade Sport Weight - non-superwash

Cascade Sport Superwash

Bliss Baby Cashmereno

Bliss Eco-Baby Cotton - organic

Euroflax Linen

Lavold Silky Wool

Vermont Shetland

Noro Taiyo Sport

Amitola by Louisa Harding

Road to China Light by Fiber Co.

Swan Island Rambouillet

D.K. Weight Yarns (5.5 sts/in on US 6)

Paqu Pura Alpaca

Findley dk by Juniper Moon

Mia by Debbie Bliss

Rayon Metallic Handpaint

Arroyo by Malabrigo

Debbie Bliss Rialto Extrafine Merino

Lavold Silky Wool

Noro Taiyo Sport

Dreambaby Paintpot

Noro Kibou

Vermont Coopworth

4.5- 5 sts/in on US 7 or 8

Kenzie by Skacel

Knightsbridge by Fiber Co.

Hi-Koo Simpli Natural

Acadia by the Alpaca Co.

Moonshine by Juniper Moon

Cascade Lana d'Oro

Plymouth Merino Superwash

Knit-Col (4.5-5 sts/inch)

Herriot Alpaca

Cascade 220 Wool

Encore...tweed, Coffee Beenz, Colorspun, and original

Vermont Border Leceister

Maxima by Manos

Cumbria by Fiber Co

Ella Rae Machine Wash Worsted

4-4.5 sts/in on US 9 or 10

Cyochin by Noro

Swan Island Natures Color Organic Merino

Mirasol's Sulka Alpaca-Wool-Silk (Free Trade)

Eco-Duo and Highland Duo Alpacas

Homestead Wool by Plymouth

Taiyo by Noro

Silk Garden by Noro

Kureyon by NOro

Encore Tweed

Lamb's Pride Worsted

Cascade Aran Superwash

Swan Island Rambouillet/Alpaca

Herriot Great by Juniper Moon

Bulky Weight Yarns (3-3.5 sts/in on US 10-11)

Cascade's Eco Wool Bulky

Malabrigo Meche

Misti Alpaca

Alpaca Grande

Pacific Chunky

Lamb's Pride Bulky

Cascade 128-machine washable 100% wool!!

Noro Cyochin

Ella Rae Chunky Machine Wash

Chunky Weight Yarns (2.5 sts/in+ on US 13-17)

L:ush - coming soon

Lana Grande

Encore Mega...including the new Mega Colorspun!


Rasta by Malabrigo


Galway Chunky

Roma Weave by Debbie Bliss

Sotaqui by Araucania