Available Yarn Bases

A list of available yarn bases including how regular they are. Occasional yarns means they appear in the shop semi-regularly. Unicorn yarns means they rarely appear.

Discontinued bases can be found on Ravelry.

Name of base Fibre composition Country of origin Yarn weight Length Weight Superwash? Suitable for socks? Regularity
The Bluefaced Baron LACE 100% Bluefaced Leicester British wool spun in Peru Laceweight / 2ply 800 metres / 864 yards 100 grams  / 3.5oz Yes No Occasional
Sovereign Lace
70% Grey Alpaca, 20% Mulberry Silk & 10% Cashmere
South American alpaca spun in Peru Laceweight / 2ply 800 metres / 864 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No No Unicorn
Lord Kitchener Lace 55% Bluefaced Leicester / 45% Mulberry Silk British wool spun in Peru Laceweight / 2ply 800 metres / 864 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz Yes Yes Occasional
The English Gentleman Fingering 75% Bluefaced Leicester & 25% Masham British wool spun in the UK Sock yarn / 4ply 400 metres / 437 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No No Regular
Lady Persephone Sock Yarn 75% Bluefaced Leicester & 25% Nylon British wool spun in Peru Sock yarn / 4ply 425 metres / 464 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz Yes Yes Regular
The Bluefaced Baron Fingering 100% Bluefaced Leicester British wool spun in the UK Fingering / 4ply 385 metres / 420 yards 110 grams / 3.8 oz Yes Yes Regular
The Exotic Traveller Fingering 50% Baby Camel & 50% Mulberry Silk Mongolian camel spun in Peru Fingering / 4ply 400 metres / 437 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No No Unicorn
Grande Merino Fingering
100% Merino
South American wool spun in Peru
Fingering / 4ply
400 metres / 437 yards
100 grams / 3.5 oz
Yes No Occasional
Tia Merino 100% Merino (single ply) South American non-mulesed merino spun in Peru Fingering / 4ply 365 metres / 400 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz Yes No Regular
Grande Merino DK 100% Merino
South American non-mulesed merino spun in Peru
DK weight / 8ply
225 metres / 240 yards 115 grams / 4 oz Yes No Regular
The English Gentleman DK 75% Bluefaced Leicester & 25% Masham British wool spun in the UK DK weight / 8ply 240 metres / 262 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No Yes Regular
Lord of Silk DK 75% Merino & 25% Mulberry Silk Falkland merino spun in the UK DK weight / 8ply 240 metres / 262 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No No Occasional
Spirit DK 96% Merino & 4& Lurex
Falkland merino spun in the UK
DK weight / 8ply
240 metres / 262 yards
100 grams / 3.5 oz
No No Occasional
Lord of Silk Aran 85% Merino & 15% Mulberry Silk Falkland merino spun in the UK Aran / 10ply 155 metres / 168 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No No Occasional
The English Gentleman Aran 50% Bluefaced Leicester & 50% Masham British wool spun in the UK Aran / 10ply 160 metres / 175 yards 100 grams / 3.5 oz No No Occasional
The Space Cadet 90% Merino & 10% Stellina South African wool spun in the UK Superchunky 130 metres / 142 yards 200 grams / 7 oz Yes No Regular
Astronaut 100% Merino
South African wool spun in the UK
Superchunky
130 metres / 142 yards
200 grams / 7 oz
No No Regular