Yarn Bases

Alpha Fingering is our squishy fingering base consisting of 100% Superwash Merino Wool.  

  • Each skein is 400 yards / 365 meters.
  • Gauge is 26-30 stitches = 4 inches / 10 cm  Needle size US1-US2
  • Machine wash in cold water, preferably with a gentle wool wash

 

Copilot Fingering (previously Pilot Sock) is also a base consisting of 80% Superwash Merino and 20% Nylon.  This yarn contains nylon and is appropriate for gently cared for socks.

  • Each skein is 400 yards / 365 meters.
  • Gauge is 26-30 stitches = 4 inches / 10 cm  Needle size US1-US2
  • Machine wash in cold water, preferably with a gentle wool wash

 

Tango Sock is our sock base consisting of 80% Superwash Merino and 20% Nylon.  This yarn has a nice tight twist that makes after thought heels a breeze.  This yarn has great stitch definition for your hard working socks.  

  • Each skein is 400 yards / 365 meters.
  • Gauge is 26-30 stitches = 4 inches / 10 cm  Needle size US1-US2 
  • Machine wash in cold water, preferably with a gentle wool wash

 

 Bravo Worsted is our current worsted weight base.  This base is 100% Non Superwash Merino.  It is so soft and squishy and has fabulous stitch definition.  If you've not tried Non Superwash, you're missing out!  Give our Bravo Worsted a try and you may become a convert.

  • Each skein is 220 yards / 200 meters
  • Gauge is 20 stitches = 4 inches / 10 cm  Needle size US8
  • Machine wash in cold water, preferably with a gentle wool wash