Urth Yarns 16 Worsted

Named for the 16 micron extrafine Merino wool base, soft, smooshy 16 Worsted is hand dyed in a stunning array of tonal colorways.  The tight, round twist gives this plied, worsted weight yarn beautiful stitch definition & a polished look.  The yarn is very versatile & is a perfect weight for garments, hats, scarves & home accessories.  The superwash Merino wool is machine washable & wears well.

The colors have been chosen to provide an impressive array of gradients.  The subtle tonal variation in each colorway gives knits nice depth & interest.

Fiber Content: 100% Extrafine Superwash Merino Wool

Weight: Medium/ Worsted

Yardage: 220 yards

Ball/Skein Weight: 100g

Care: Machine wash cold, lay flat to dry

Country of Origin: Turkiye

Needle Size: US 6-9 (4-4.5 mm) needle

Knitting Stitch Gauge: 5-6 stitches per 1”/ 20-24 stitches per 4”

Artisan hand-dyed yarns have natural color variations from skein to skein. Our team will do their best to choose the best matching skeins for your order. Here are some tips to get the best results when knitting with hand-dyed yarns:

  • Purchase enough yarn for your entire project
  • Alternate skeins by knitting two rows from one skein, then two rows from another skein. This will help to blend color differences.

Please contact our customer service team with any questions or concerns about working with hand-dyed yarns.