VARIEGATED YARNS

Cowgirlblues is a design studio and dye house based in Cape Town, specialising in working with merino wool and mohair fibres. The yarn collection consists of 6 different yarn bases. All based are available as variegated skeins.  

This hand painted yarn comes in 8 standard variegated shades. See colour palette at bottom of page.

Custom blends can be created on request at a higher price point. Available in any combination of 3/4 col’s from the Semi Solid shade card. Minimum quantity for custom made order is 6 skeins. 

Mohair Kidsilk

This super luxurious mohair kidsilk yarn is amazingly soft and light to wear, works wonderfully on standard gauge and over-size needles, but can be tricky to undo.

Blend  70% Kid Mohair, 30% Silk
Colour Handpainted in 4 colours
Yarn Weight Lace
Skein Weight 50 grams
Skein Length  450m
Needle Size 1.5 - 2.5mm
Crochet Hook Size 2mm +
Washing Instructions Hand wash. No bleach. Dry flat, do not hang.


Mohair Merino Lace

Like knitting and crocheting with a cloud. With the added little bit of mohair gives it a shine, and a slight "halo" effect.

Blend  80% Merino, 20% Kid Mohair
Colour Handpainted in 4 colours
Yarn Weight Lace / 2ply
Skein Weight Information to come
Skein Length  Information to come
Needle Size 1.5 - 2.5mm
Crochet Hook Size 2.0mm +
Washing Instructions Hand wash. No bleach. Dry flat, do not hang.


Merino Lace Single

Fine, light and super soft our Merino Lace Single Variegated knits and crochets like a dream. Perfect for shawls, scarves, wraps and project needing a delicate gorgeous lace weight yarn.

Blend  100% Merino
Colour Handpainted in 4 colours
Yarn Weight Lace
Skein Weight 100 grams
Skein Length  700m
Needle Size 1.5 - 2.5mm
Crochet Hook Size 2mm +
Washing Instructions Delicate Handwash. No bleach. Dry flat, do not hang.


Merino Sock

Merino Sock knits like a 4ply and is ideal for lightweight children’s garments, shawls, and of course socks!

Blend  100% Merino
Colour Handpainted in 4 colours
Yarn Weight Sock / 4ply
Skein Weight 100 grams
Skein Length  320m
Needle Size 3mm
Crochet Hook Size 2.5mm +
Washing Instructions Superwash. No bleach. Dry flat, do not hang.


Merino DK

These variegated DK skeins are great for blankets, jumpers and all you winter warming projects in both knit and crochet.

Blend  100% Merino
Colour Hand painted in three to four colours, from 30 colours on shade card
Yarn Weight DK/8ply
Skeins Weight 100 grams
Skeins Length  200m
Needle Size 4mm
Crochet Hook Size 3.5mm +
Washing Instructions Superwash. Dry flat, do not hang.


Aran Single

This kid mohair/wool blend yarn is incredibly soft, works up into a wonderfully heavyweight knit or crochet. Perfect for quick knits and crochet projects like scarves, beanies, blankets and all sorts of home decor. Perfect for weaving and all sorts of fibre art too.

Blend  80% Merino, 20% Kid Mohair
Colour Hand painted in three to four colours, from 30 colours on shade card
Yarn Weight Aran / 12 ply
Skein Weight 100 grams
Skein Length  120m
Needle Size 5mm
Crochet Hook Size 5mm +
Washing Instructions Superwash. No bleach. Dry flat, do not hang.


THE VARIEGATED STANDARD COLOUR PALETTE

These colours are available across all of the weights listed above. Pictured below on Sock 4ply base.

Custom blends can be created on request at a higher price point. Available in any combination of 3/4 col’s from the Semi Solid shade card. Minimum quantity for custom made order is 6 skeins.


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