Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock Yarn Project Ideas

Striking hand-dyed colorways, unbelievable softness, superb stitch definition and easy-to-care-for machine washability. Shepherd Sock is truly the ultimate sock yarn! This versatile superwash wool has just a touch of nylon for added durability and can be used for everything from socks and shawls to lacy tops and lightweight cardigans. Each 100g hank is enough to make one pair of adult size socks with a generous 430-435 yards. No matter your tastes and preferences in colors, with over 175 solid and variegated hues to choose from not to mention Limited Edition colors there really is a color for everyone!

Limited Edition Colors: Available the 1st of each month... when they sell out, they sell out!

If you are interested, please take a look at all of the past Limited Edition colors.

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Gauge (sts. / inch):
Physical Weight:
Primary Fiber:
Specific Fiber:
80% Superwash Wool, 20% Nylon
US Needle:
Washing Instructions:
Machine Wash
Fingering (27-32 sts/4 in)
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Dye Method:
  Hand Dyed
Fiber Type:
  Mostly Animal
Just at Jimmy's:
Put Up:
  Smooth / Uniform
Twist Energy:
  High Energy
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Suggested Patterns

The weight of Shepherd Sock yarn is fingering (27-32 sts/4 in). Here are some patterns written for fingering (27-32 sts/4 in) weight yarn. Check out our advanced pattern search page to see all patterns. Remember you should always measure your gauge prior to beginning any project!

You can also use our knitting calculator to estimate your project's yarn requirements.

If you do not see a pattern you like, choose from one of the options below to find other ideas.

1. Search other weights:

2. Go to the advanced pattern search to find compatible patterns.

3. For additional ideas, you could look at some projects we created with Fingering (27-32 sts/4 in) yarn.

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