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Kate Davies Ard-Thir Yarn Reviews

We're pleased to introduce you to Ard-Thir, a beautiful Aran weight (heavy worsted) yarn, and Kate Davies' newest creation!

Ard-Thir's carefully blended fibers create a yarn SO soft and SO squishy that it is sure to make your needles string... err, sing! It's a round, smooth, and highly versatile yarn that knits up into a wonderfully warm and even fabric, great for texture, cables, and colorwork.

Ard-Thir, Scottish Gaelic for 'highland', is produced in one highland landscape (Peru!), while inspired by another (Scotland!). When you gaze upon Ard Thir, there is no shortage of knit-spiration!

The Scottish winter landscape is often thought to be drained of color, but if you look carefully, you'll discover a mix of many interesting shades: from the deepening russet tones of bracken-covered hillsides, to the luminous hues of lichen hanging from bare branches, from the glancing orange glow of sunlight across high rocky peaks, to the extraordinarily rich color of a sealoch under a leaden February sky. Each of Kate's ten shades is a subtle, muted marl - each possesses its own depth and tonal variety. Some colors can be combined into intriguing gradients, and all work together harmoniously, as a range!

Additionally, Ard-Thir is sold as an Aran weight, but can be knit across a broad range of gauges - talk about versatile!


$12.00
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Gauge (sts. / inch):
3.75-4.75
Physical Weight:
50g
Primary Fiber:
Wool
Secondary Fiber:
Alpaca
Specific Fiber:
60% Peruvian Highland Wool, 40% Superfine Alpaca
US Needle:
7-10
Washing Instructions:
Hand Wash
Weight:
Heavy Worsted/Aran (16-18 sts/4 in)
Yardage:
75    Knitting Calculator  See Knitting Calculator
Construction:
  Plied
Dye Method:
  Machine Dyed
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Origin:
  Peru
Put Up:
  Skein
Sheen:
  Matte
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