Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Fog (3303)
Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Fog (3303)
  • Fiber Content: 60% Merino Wool/ 30% Romney Wool/ 10% Nylon
  • Weight: Sport
  • Gauge: 6-6.5 sts = 1" on US 2-4
  • Weight/Yardage: 100g/375yds
  • Care: Hand Wash, Dry Flat
  • Country Of Origin: USA

Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool

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Classic Elite Mohawk Wool is an all-natural, undyed blend of merino & romney wool, with a bit of nylon for strength. Mohawk Wool comes in a lovely range of neutral colors, just as they are naturally from the sheep they were shorn from. Mohawk Wool is grown and spun in the United States. This is a great go-to yarn for durable socks, cozy shawls, and other projects that will receive a lot of wear. Made in the USA

 

Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Fog (3303)
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Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Black Sheep (3313)
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Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Dirty White (3316)
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Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Gull Gray (3375)
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Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Driftwood (3376)
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Classic Elite Yarns Mohawk Wool - Bark (3378)
(3378) Bark
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5.0

I love this yarn!

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from WA

Pros

  • Good feel
  • Good stitch definition
  • Knits up a beautiful garment

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      Comments about true Mohawk Wool:

      I love this yarn! I love knitting with it.

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      5.0

      I would buy this yarn again,in fact I have ordered it trice

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      from Ottawa, Canada

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      Comments about true Mohawk Wool:

      I have knitted two sweaters and four pair of fingerless gloves

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      5.0

      Very nice ......

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      from Seattle

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      Comments about true Mohawk Wool:

      The review above mine says it all. I will say I knitted some really nice socks, warm and soft. There is lanolin in this yarn which makes knitting with it a pleasure ... very smooth.

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      5.0

      Amazingly soft, rich natural color!

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      from Davis, CA

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      Pros

      • High Lanolin Content
      • Rich dark color
      • Silky Soft Hand
      • Sport Weight

      Cons

      • none so far

      Best Uses

      • Gloves
      • Gloves Mittens
      • Hats
      • Scarves
      • Socks
      • Sweaters

      Comments about true Mohawk Wool:

      Since leaving the UK 20 years ago I've been looking for Black Sheep yarn in a lighter weight than your typical Worsted. The darker color is amazingly rich and decidedly masculine. As a guy who knits for guys I've always been drawn to it; think subtle elegance.

      The handmade Black Sheep sweaters from East Anglia are mainly constructed from Worsted weight yarns in fisherman or Guernsey patterns. They're amazingly warm! The high lanolin content also helps repel water and leaves finished garments with a silky hand. They represent the best effort of an amazing local cottage industry.

      I now live in Northern CA, however, so even a loosely knit Worsted weight garment is too hot in winter. I had high hopes, therefore, on discovering this natural Sport Weight yarn in so many gorgeous shades, including BLACK. I can assure you, I wasn't disappointed.

      I've ended up using a US size 3 needle and am gauging at 5.8 SPI for a sweater. It's very close to the recommended 6-6.5 SPI. It retains ample body, has a pleasant drape, and feels as soft as cashmere; I'm completely hooked. Clearly, others may wish for a tighter gauge based on their project or personal preference.

      If you've never tried natural yarns or have been holding out for darker shades or lighter weights then this might be the perfect yarn for you. The black color, in particular, is the real deal and has been very difficult to come by outside the UK. As far as I know, it's only obtainable from rare breeds and has modest annual yields.

      Do keep in mind there is a high lanolin content, at least in the darkest shade, which will make garments warm, soft, and water resistant. Do tread lightly with your hand-washing soap; once the lanolin is gone, it's gone. Also, steam your garment with a hand steamer over using your iron at a distance. It can leave a bit of schmutz on your sole plate.

      A little TLC with this yarn will be highly rewarded in the long run and is well worth the effort. It's a great find, is easy to work, and comes highly recommended. Do bag and freeze your woolens for a week, once a year, as well. Such a lovely natural resource deserves to remain moth free.

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