4ply/Fingering/Sock Yarns

Tough Stocking
75% superwash merino, 25% nylon
100gm/423m (463yd)
Fingering/sockweight, 4-ply construction

Strong without the scratchy feeling, you don’t notice the nylon in this yarn. Merino wool is well known for its warmth and elasticity, whilst the nylon provides strength. The tight twist means great stitch definition. One skein of yarn is enough for a pair of women’s medium socks, or a baby/toddler top or pants. Care: Machine washable.

Mother’s Love
80% superwash merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon
100gm/397m (435yd)
Fingering/sockweight, 4-ply construction

Merino and cashmere fibres are beautifully soft, lightweight and warm, while nylon provides strength. The moderate twist of this yarn means good stitch definition. Classed as a 4ply/fingering weight yarn, this yarn is blooms closer to a 5ply/sports weight. One skein is enough for a luxurious pair of women’s medium socks, gloves/mittens, hat, a small to medium shawl/wrap, or a snuggly baby garment. Care: Machine washable.

Silk Stocking
50% superwash merino, 50% silk
100gm/400m (438yd)
Fingering/sock weight, 4-ply construction

Shiny and silky soft, this yarn feels wonderful to work with and wear. Merino wool is well known for its warmth and elasticity, whilst the silk provides strength, shine and drape. The moderate twist means good stitch definition. One skein of yarn is enough for a luxury pair of women’s medium socks, a small to medium shawl/wrap, or a sleeveless or cropped top. Care: Hand wash only.

White Gum Wool 4ply
100% ethical superfine merino
100gm/472m (516yd)
Fingering/sock weight, 4-ply construction

White Gum Wool is ethically grown superfine merino wool from the High Midlands of Tasmania. The sheep graze in their family groups on chemical-free native pastures, and are never mulesed, so they wag their (undocked) tails behind them! Merino wool is well known for its warmth and elasticity, and this yarn is super soft (think squishy!). The moderate twist means good stitch definition, and being non-superwash it will felt (with a bit of effort). One generous skein of yarn is enough for a luxury pair of women’s medium socks, a medium shawl/wrap, or a toddler’s top. Care: Hand wash only.

Blue Chip Stocking
70% superwash Blue Faced Leicester, 20% silk, 10% cashmere
100gm/400m (348yd)
Fingering/sock weight, 3-ply construction

Shiny, soft, luxurious; these words come to mind when working with and wearing this yarn. Blue Faced Leicester is well known for its soft durabiliby and natural shine, the silk provides strength and extra shine, and the cashmere lends its softness. This yarn longs to be placed next to the skin. The moderate twist means good stitch definition. One skein of yarn is enough for a luxury pair of women’s medium socks, a small to medium shawl/wrap, or a sleeveless or cropped top. Care: Machine washable.

Big Blue Stocking
100% superwash Blue Faced Leicester
150gm/600m (657yd)
Fingering/sock weight, 4-ply construction

Blue Faced Leicester is well known for its soft durability and natural shine. The tight twist means crisp stitch definition. This is a big 150g skein, enough for a pair of giant-feet or knee-high socks, a medium shawl/wrap, a childs cardigan/top, or a medium women’s shell top. Care: Machine washable.