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Sport, 5-ply, and 6-ply yarns are heavier than baby yarns, and lighter than DK weight. 5-ply is a special term that is particularly used for traditional guernsey yarn. All of these yarns knit to about the same gauge.
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Alpaca SuperLight by Lang Yarn Asia luxury silk and yak yarn Ayni Baby Alpaca & Silk
Alpaca SuperLight
Our Price $6.99

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Ayni Baby Alpaca & Silk
Our Price: $11.95

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You simply won't believe this super-soft, super-fine, super-luxurious, super-light alpaca yarn from Lang. This yarn really is super light--the garments shown above are so easy to wear!
Asia is almost indescribable. 70% silk, 30% yak -- pure luxury!
The Amano Anyi blend of 80% Baby alpaca and 20% silk produces a heavenly soft yarn
with the depth of color and sheen that comes only from silk.
DiPinto multi-color sport yarn Filo Cotton/Nylon Yarn from Lang Flax Fiber Natura Sport weight Linen
Another gorgeous long repeat multi-color yarn from Lang, this one in sport weight. Filo is a re-incarnation of Amalfi, the beautiful yarn that has been so popular the last 5 years. This yarn is a solid cotton core, wrapped with shiny nylon, giving both comfort in warm weather plus just a hint of glitz. The main difference is a smaller gauge, which provides a lot more versatility for Filo.
Flax is a 100% linen yarn that wears very well, but it needs machine washing to look and feel its best. Flax blooms and softens beautifully with each trip through the washing machine. Easy care--it can be pressed with a lot of steam for beautiful drape.
Fortissima Socka 6-Ply Melody Superwash by Jojoland Mille Colori Baby by Lang
Fortissima Socka 6-Ply
Our Price $7.75

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Mille Colori Baby
Our Price $10.95

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Fortissima Socka 6 ply  Classic sock yarn from Schoeller & Stahl  50 gram skein    Same great sock yarn only just a bit heavier--6 ply is sport weight.   Due to the high percentage of virgin wool, Fortissima Socka is particularly soft and very supple. You will notice the moment you start knitting. The sock yarn is also, of course, a machine wash product.
Melody Superwash is 100% wool in a fingering weight, great for socks, scarves and other accessories, sweaters, shrugs, everything. Great for crochet too! This yarn is machine washable and will not felt.Besides the Jojoland patterns designed for this yarn, many many other patterns calling for a fingering/sport weight yarn are very appropriate, including some Fiddlesticks Knitting, Louet patterns, and more.

Another truly fabulous example of Lang's color expertise! This one is a single ply, very long repeat fine yarn, great for lace projects, fine knits, and more. The colors are so true, so enticing, and have great impact, as you would expect from Lang's European mills.


Mountain Meadow Merino Single Ply "Kaycee" Nova Baby Camel Blend Yarn by Lang Regia Highland Tweed
Regia Highland Tweed
Our Price $18.65

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Mountain Meadow Single Ply Kaycee    Beautiful, pure, and natural merino wool from the mountain meadows of Wyoming.            New from Mountain Meadow, a single, lighter weight yarn in 50g skeins.  Just like the heavier worsted and bulky weights, this yarn is washed and spun with citrus/vegetable-based soaps and oils rather than petroleum-based products.    A single ply with a gentle twist, it shows beautifully in an open pattern design. Rarely do you ever find a yarn this soft and luxurious! Nova is a simply gorgeous knitted chainette yarn that is incredibly light to wear.
Regia Highland Tweed           Regia Highland Tweed is a true innovation in yarn design. The yarn is distinguished by a long color repeat for creating socks with wider bands of color combined with a fashionable tweed effect.  This yarn creates a striking result without the need to change yarns, and has the quality you'd expect from Regia.
Wendy Peter Pan 4 ply
Wendy Peter Pan 4 ply
Our Price $9.95
Imported from Great Britain, this is the traditional Guernsey yarn that was used for the original Fisherman's Gansey/Guernsey sweaters. So beautiful, with a durable firm twist in a 100% wool 5 ply yarn in 4 colours. Peter Pan 4 ply acrylic & nylon baby yarn from Wendy. This is an incredibly soft blend, with a nice twist that makes it easy to knit even with the small gauge. Machine washable and tumble dry.