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Contribute to the yarn fund

Contribute to the yarn fund

Regular price $48.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $48.00 USD
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Contributions after July 29, 2021 will be put towards spaces in the summer 2022 yarn club.

If you would like to spread a little joy to a limited or low-income maker, we invite you to contribute to our yarn fund

  • Contribute any amount, large or small. We will pool all contributions together.
  • A full accounting of contributions and grants is published after grants are issued.
  • Your contribution is not tax deductible; you are simply covering the costs of a product for a fellow maker. 
  • All contributions and grants are confidential and we will never share personal details. 
  • This program allows us to make yarn and patterns more accessible while still being fairly paid for our work.

    By default, amounts are displayed in Canadian dollars. To see amounts in another currency, use the currency drop-down menu at the top of the page (bottom on mobile devices).

    Click here to apply for a grant.

    This listing is for yarn only. We do not sell knitted items.

    Base Yarns

    We are updating our skeins from 115 g to 100 g (and 170 g to 150 g), with a corresponding decrease in prices. While we transition, you will find both sizes of yarn in the shop. 

    4-Ply Sock: 75% superwash Merino, 25% nylon 
    100 g = 425 m (465 yd) | 150 g = 638 m (698 yd)
    Our newest yarn is perfect for accessories that need to stand up to wear while being next-to-skin soft.

    2-Ply Fingering: 100% superwash Merino
    100 g = 339 m (370 yd) | 150 g = 509 m (556 yd)
    115 g = 390 m (426 yd)  |  170 g = 585 m (639 yd)
    A soft yarn with beautiful drape, this is an excellent choice for shawls, scarves and other accessories.

    MCN Fingering: 70% superwash Merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon 
    100 g = 322 m (352 yd)  |  150 g = 477 m (520 yd)
    115 g = 370 m (405 yd)  |  170 g = 548 m (599 yd)
    This merino/cashmere blend is soft and buttery for next-to-skin wear, with  nylon providing extra durability. This versatile yarn is suitable for everything from shawls to hats to socks.  

    Merino Worsted: 100% superwash Merino
    100 g = 171 m (187 yd) | 150 g = 257 m (280 yd)
    115 g = 197 m (215 yd) |  170 g = 296 m (323 yd)
    A soft, versatile yarn suitable for everything from hats to shawls to sweaters. 

    Merino Twist Fingering: 80% superwash Merino, 20% nylon
    115 g = 405 m (443 yd)  |  170 g  = 599 m (655 yd)
    Our fan-favourite sock yarn. This soft and durable merino/nylon blend has an unusual 8-ply construction giving it great bounce and strength.  

    Care Instructions

    Hand wash in cool water or machine wash delicate.

    Lay flat to dry.

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