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Brooklyn Tweed - Dapple

A new Brooklyn Tweed yarn!!!
Launched July 15th!

Brooklyn Tweed's first yarn using plant fibers, first tonally-dyed yarn, and their first yarn that will benefit Black American farmers in perpetuity. 
3% of profits from Dapple benefit the National Black Farmers Association. 

Dapple is an unparalleled delight, marrying all the traits you love about wool with cotton’s very best qualities.
This dimensional yarn is a blend of 60% Merino wool and 40% organic cotton, woolen-spun for ultimate loft and lightness. The spring and bounce of plump wool anchors this 2-ply DK weight yarn, providing structure and memory to your knitwear.

Concurrently, cotton’s smooth hand softens wool’s rustic texture, making Dapple a dream for those knitters who crave a downier feel. Organic cotton slubs shine throughout this blend, creating marled and richly tonal effects within the colorways.
With saturation ranging from light to dark in hue and a little melange look, each skein is a unique iteration, making every project truly one-of-a-kind. 

The unique nature of the spinning and dyeing process creates subtle variations of colour and texture throughout each lot for dappled, tonal colour effects. 

Experiment with fades, ombres, and nuanced, blended fabrics — let Dapple do the work.

This is absolutely beautiful for baby knits - cotton soft and bouncy at once, or for any knit or crochet close to your skin.

See Brooklyn Tweed's 2 new patterns designed especially for Dapple,  the Ginn Tee and Urtia Hat
There is also lots more information on the unique nature of this yarn on our Blog


Note: If you are placing an online order of Dapple and have a preference for the light, dark or more melanged version of the colour please put a note in the 'notes' section of your order and we will do our very best to handpick your preference.

"Our yarns are sourced, spun, and dyed entirely within the United States. We believe that part of producing ethical, sustainable products is recognizing the history that makes this possible and taking action to shape a positive future."


Fiber Content:
60% Merino wool, 40% Organic Cotton
 
Weight:
DK / 8 ply
 
Meterage/Yardage
165 yards (150 meters)
 
Unit Weight
50 grams (1.76 ounces)
 
Gauge:
21-24 sts =4 inches/10cm
 
Needle Size
US 5 - 7 or 3.75 - 4.5mm

Care:
Treat like other Brooklyn Tweed wool yarns: Hand wash and lay flat to dry. 

Texture 2 ply, woolen-spun
 

Yarn origin:  Wool: Colorado Organic Cotton: Texas
Spun: Crescent Woolen Mills in Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Dyed: Caledonian Dyewoks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


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