Workhorse Yarns: An Ode to Well Priced, Woolly Wools.
At STASH, we are HUGE fans of a good workhorse yarn. What the heck is a workhorse yarn, you ask? A workhorse yarn is a high quality, durable, woolly wool with an awesome price point. We thought we'd share some of our current favourites!
Cascade Heritage Sock | $18 a skein | 437 yards per 100g
What makes this a workhorse yarn? This is a soft, merino nylon blend that would work well for sweaters, socks, and shawls alike! We love it for it's wide range of colours and durability!
Estelle Eco Tweed | $19.25 a skein | 382 yards per 100g
What makes this a workhorse yarn? That yardage though! This is a hefty skein of DK, made with Wool, Alpaca, and Organic Lyocell. This yarn is certified organic, super soft, and comes in some beautiful neutrals.
Juniper Moon Patagonia | $16.60 a skein | 382 y ards per 100g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? Amazing yardage. Amazing price. Certified organic, and super soft.
Briggs & Little Heritage | $8.00 a skein | 215 yards per 113g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? What DOESN'T?! Briggs & Little is probably the king of workhorse yarns. Amazing CANADIAN wool, incredible price, awesome colour range. What's not to love?
Cascade Eco Wool | $32.50 a skein | 478 yards per 250g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? Before you balk at the price take a look at that yardage! These are big beefy skeins of delicious peruvian highland wool.
Cascade 220 Superwash Merino | $16.50 a skein | 220 yards per 100g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? A delicious washable merino with awesome yardage and an awesome colour pallet.
Brooklyn Tweed Shelter | $18.50 a skein | 140 yards per 50g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? We know the price point isn't as affordable as others, but this yarn deserves a spot on the list for it's durability and amazing colour pallet.
Briggs & Little Atlantic | $8.00 a skein | 136 yards per 100g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? Everything we love about Briggs & Little Heritage but in bulky form!
Estelle Outback Chunky | $11.50 a skein | 136 yards per 100g skein
What makes this a workhorse yarn? The fabulous price combined with the awesome colour pallet AND it's non superwash.
We hope you'll fall in love with workhorse yarns, too! We have many more in store, and are always happy to help you find the best yarn for your project and budget!