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Tones - Color: Hollyhock/Overtone | 100% American Columbia Wool

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Original price $16.75
Original price $16.75 - Original price $16.75
Original price $16.75
Current price $12.00
$12.00 - $12.00
Current price $12.00

Tones is a versatile worsted weight, woolen-spun from fleece-dyed American Columbia wool into light and dark shades of round and bouncy 3-ply yarn that we overdye to create a harmonious palette of coordinated “tone pairs”.

Choose your favorite color’s light, bright Overtone, or the deeper, more subdued Undertone. Craft vibrant combinations using Overtones and Undertones of different hues, or choose a more subtle approach by pairing an Overtone and Undertone from the same colorway. Create colorwork, stripes, crisp cables and bold texture in sweaters, accessories, and blankets with this soft and sturdy yarn.

Yardage: 140 yards (128 meters) per 50 gram/skein
Weight: Fingering
Needles: US 7 - 9 or 2 - 5.5mm  /   Hook size 5.5mm (I) - 6.5mm (K)
Gauge: 17 to 20 sts = 4 inch/ 10cm

2-ply woolen spun construction
24 micron Columbia wool from Wyoming
Wool scoured at Bollman Industries, San Angelo, TX
Stock dyed at Bollman Hat Company, Adamstown, PA
Spun at Crescent Woolen Mills Co., Two Rivers, WI
Skein dyed at Caledonian Dye Works, Philadelphia, PA
Finished at Clemson Winding, Philadelphia, PA
100% developed, sourced, processed, spun and dyed in the USA.


Fiber Characteristics
Columbia sheep raised in Wyoming provide the wool for Tones Light. One of the first sheep breeds developed in the United States, this large, friendly medium wool breed began in 1912 in Laramie, Wyoming, as a cross between longwool Lincoln rams and finewool Rambouillet ewes. They produce thick white fleeces with robust substance, wonderful for warm and durable sweaters, accessories, and blankets.

Learn more about the woolen-spun process and get tips for working with woolen-spun yarns.

Dye Process
We begin with natural white wool, then dye a portion black, blending and spinning it into light and dark heathered base yarns. These are overdyed in brilliant hues using traditional skein dyeing methods, creating harmonious Tone Pairs to mix and match in colorwork, stripes, and solids.