YARN Treasures for SALE
- Vintage ROWAN Yarn "Fine Cotton Chenille", $15/ball OBO. This yarn has long been discontinued. Colors Black (2), Purple (2), Balls are 50gm, 176yd., 89% cotton/11% polester. Some with original labels & printed "Made by Rowan Yarns Holmfirth, England." Knitred gauge 5st/inch, size 5ndls. Can provide Rowan color numbers & dyelot if needed.
Vintage Rowan Yarn "Cabled Mercerized Cotton," $10/ball OBO. Also discountinued for quite some time! Color is rich coppery rust,total of 16 balls, 12 of same dyelot with the other 4 dyelots compatible. Balls are 50gm, 176yd with a knitted gauge 8 sts/inch, size 3 ndls. This type of cabled yarn is long-wearing, with drape, and wonderful stitch definition. A Rolls Royce of cotton yarn!
Jacques Fonty yarn "Alpaga," cherry red 100% ALPACA . 8 balls + 2 free parital (3/4) balls @ $40 or $5/ball. Each 50gm ball has 154yd and knits sport to worsted gauge #5-6 ndls @ 6-5st/inch. Would make up into vest, shawl or child's sweater with beautifully soft yhand & drape.
RED "Candide RED 100% WOOL. 8 skeins @ $30. 100yd each skein This Reynolds brand yqarn knits 4 ½ stitches/inch knit gauge. Rich ruby red color works great for men, as well as women. Enough yarn for a vest!
ENCORE Acrylic 75/Wool 25 Yarn. Original price $5.50/skein, I'm selling for $3/ball or $30/12 balls. Black 4, Cream 4, light Grey 2, medium Grey 2 skeins @ 200 yards/50 gm ball. Knitting gauge 5 sts/inch. The perfect yarn for those who can't wear 100% wool. Great for a husband's vest or an afghan!
NEEDLEPOINT KIT, $10 "Wild Rose Pillow" on large 7 mesh canvas, graduated shades of rose acrylic yarn & other tools. Pillow size is 14 inches square.
All textile items are from a non-smoking household, carefully stored. Buyer pays shipping from CA with PayPal, money order, cashier's check, personal check. Let me know your ZIP & I'll figure shipping cost. Contact Ruth E. McKean through colorrama@....