Upton Indigo Gansey Yarn


Natural Dye Indigo Gansey Yarn from Upton Yarns.

5 ply gansey : Straws Island Sheep from Maine.

Gauge 28-32 per 4 in

Weight Approx 50 g

Approx 120 yards

Natural indigo color variation. Fairly coarse sturdy New England hand dyed by Upton Yarns especially for The Net Loft. Five slightly tonal shades from light to dark. Color hard to capture. Small snips available if desired.

It is strongly suggested that you alternate balls of yarn if you are knitting a gansey as there is natural color variations and fluctuations in the yarn.  Before starting to knit, please read this article on "crocking from Upton Yarns.   http://www.uptonyarns.com/12

Left to Right:  Child's Glacier, Summer Sky,  Nautical Twilight, Cordova Blue, Deep Blue

Purchase 10 or more skeins and receive wooden gansey needle gauge celebrating the Cordova Gansey Project.

Gansey Special! Purchase 10 or more skeins and receive 15 % off your yarn. USE CODE: G1015 for discount at end of order if you are ordering 10 or more skeins.

Read more about production of this yarn on Upton Yarn's website:http://www.uptonyarns.com/blog/rakq9smylvnfqyofqzt8s3qlf0eu15