Crochet Gauge: 11–14 sc = 4'' on I - K hooks (5.5 mm-6.5 mm)
Put Up: skein
Care: Hand Wash/Dry Flat
Wool of the Andes Worsted Yarn
For the sweater you’ll wear a thousand times or the blanket you’ll use every night, our classic worsted wool yarn is spun and plied carefully to achieve a wonderfully balanced twist. Spun from Peruvian wool, the strong fiber has an excellent balance of structure, loft, and drape that serves a wide variety of uses. Wonderfully warm for all weather, this sturdy, all-purpose yarn has excellent stitch definition and heirloom durability. It is ideal for cabled sweaters, textured stitch afghans, and every day accessories. While careful hand washing will keep your stitches crisp and sweaters long-lived, Wool of the Andes also felts beautifully with warm water and agitation, creating a fabric even more warm and durable than crocheting alone.
Wool of the Andes is also available in Sport and Bulky weights; the machine washable convenience of Superwash in Worsted and Superwash in Bulky; and the classic style of rustic Tweed.
Arctic Pool is a mottled blue violet color. Accents of darker blue and reddish purple tones give it a multi-colored look that is eye catching and very appealing when worn in the office or on a weekend.
A medium shade of dusty slate blue, Baltic Heather is the color of cool ocean waters. This heathered shade has subtle bits of rust mixed throughout, which gives this color depth and interest. Baltic Heather will remind you of ships rocking on choppy seas.
Celestial is a vibrant royal blue color, its electric color tone reminds us of a night sky that shines with glistening stars and the radiant glow of the moon. A beautiful medium blue that goes great with a variety of color choices.
Ciel is a stormy medium blue with muted grey undertones. With subtle hints of steel blue and an understated cornflower, Ciel is a lovely blue that is that soft and refined. UUse this with other muted colors for a soft color palette or use it in a gradient of dramatic blues.
Clarity is a very light powder blue color with an ever so subtle hint of green. This versatile color is light enough to stand as an accent color to add a bit of contrast against a variety of colors.
Delft is a dreamy blue violet color. The heathered strands blend blues, reds and violets beautifully for the overall look that almost has an indigo or denim quality.
Fjord is an icy, misty blue color. A pastel blue that has a grey undertone, Fjord is a heathered yarn that transitions form a light dusty blue to a medium turquoise for an overall water inspired color.
Hyacinth is an electric blue violet color. This bold color creates a fabulous color combination when knitted with Pink Cheeks, Tulip and Fairy Tale. When paired with Daffodil and Cranberry Hyacinth takes on a more bluish tone.
Icicle Heather is a blustery mix of cool winter tones. A medium cerulean blue combines with soft heathered flecks of navy, blue-violet, and cream. Icicle Heather is also wonderful as a transition color when paired with other blues-greens, purples, and blues.
Lake Ice is a hazy blue grey color. Like a twilight frost that glistens by the moonlight, Lake Ice adds a delicate touch to your projects with hints of blue and light grey.
Midnight Heather is an intense dark blue color with black undertones. Reminiscent of the dark night sky, Midnight Heather intrigues us with the flecks of blues and blue greens that add visual interest to this usually rich color.
Sapphire is a luxurious midnight blue color with a slight purple hue. Named after the gemstone Sapphire, this heathered blue shines with variable tones of blues and purples much like its name sake. A rich color that appeals to both men and women.
Solstice is a deep blue color with violet undertones. A heathered yarn it has variances of color from a deep purple to a medium blue. Pair it with blues to enhance the blue tones, or with purples to play up the purple tones.
Whirlpool is a medium blue green color that is very close to a light teal. A medium turquoise, Whirlpool is darker than Sky and is the perfect combination of blue and green just like the eye-catching whirlpools found in the oceans and rivers.
Winter Night is a dark royal blue color. Similar in tone to the deep night sky of a chilly winter evening, Winter Night will have you longing for a cloudless night of star gazing. A beautiful jewel tone, it is looks great when paired with other jewel tones as well as with softer colors like Pink Cheeks and Daffodil.
Wonderland is a delicate light blue color. It has more green than a traditional baby blue giving it a slight teal undertone. The heathered strands range from an almost white to a medium ice blue.
Calypso is a vibrant turquoise blue color. Blue green in tone, Calypso reminds us of the sparkling blue and green colors that can be seen in the deepest parts of the ocean. It’s a lively color that will brighten up any wardrobe and looks great when used in color work.
Marina is a vibrant blue green color. A bold teal, Marina, will remind you of the deep, glistening blue green waters of the ocean. It is a fun way to brighten up any winter project.
Opal Heather is a dusty turquoise, a light blue-green with a gray undertone. Look closely, and you will see subtle bits of rose pink and lemon yellow peeking out from the yarn. Despite being such a colorful mix, this yarn is actually quite subtle. Like an impressionist painting, you don't notice all of the colors until you examine Opal Heather closely.
Spruce is a deep teal color that is named for the deep blue and green tones of a Spruce tree. This rich jewel tone will add a touch of elegance to your next project. It looks great when paired with other jewel tones as well as with pastels like Pink Cheeks for a softer more feminine look.
Tranquil is a calming blue green color. If you find the calming turquoise colors of the ocean soothing and enjoyable, then you will love having a sweater knitted out of Tranquil. It's a beautiful color on its own or for color work.
Aurora is a deep hunter green color. A heathered yarn, it ranges in color from a dark almost black green to a medium grass green. The gradual transition of the green tones gives Aurora a rich and luxurious look to any project.
Bamboo Heather is an earthy moss green color that gets its vibrancy from flecks of yellow-green and avocado while soft heathered flecks of charcoal, brown, and cream help to tone down the brighter colors to create this lovely shade.
Cilantro is a vintage yellow green color. The heathered strands transition from soft golden tones to olive and leaf greens for the overall mottled look.
Everglade Heather is a medium jungle green, almost emerald. This gleaming shade of green has a blue undertone and would complement other jewel tones.
Evergreen is a dark forest green color. Like the lush evergreen trees that surround us here in the Northwest, Evergreen makes a warm and cozy project for fall and winter. Pair it with orange and brown tones or with deep reds like Cranberry for a festive holiday color scheme.
Fern is a medium olive green color. Like the crisp beautiful leaves of a fresh fern nestled under the forest trees, Fern shines with a rich combination of green and yellow hues for a fabulous green that looks great with a variety of colors including Pumpkin and Daffodil.
Forest is a medium misty yellow green color. Like the many shades of green found in the forest, it combines strands of yellow and a variety of greens for its beautiful heathered look.
Grass is a medium blue green with a slight yellow undertone. Similar to the color of summer grass and fresh green foliage, Grass is a wonderful color that complements yellow greens as well as darker shades of browns and blues.
Green Tea Heather is a soft, muted light green with subtle warm undertones. Green Tea Heather work well with warm browns or try bright shades of blue to brighten things up with pop of contrast.
Larch Heather is a rich, deep green color with warm, heathered flecks of olive and brown undertones for added depth of color.
Noble Heather is a cool evergreen color with soft heathered flecks of charcoal and silver throughout, which gives this color a softer and more delicate tone. Noble Heather is a lovely, complex shade on its own and is well suited for both men’s and women’s projects.
Pampas is an olive green color that has a slight vintage tone. The variable shades of yellows, greens and touches of brown are similar to the prairie grasses and herbs found in the lowlands of South America called the Pampas.
Peapod is the color of fresh cut grass, sprouting seeds, and leafy shade trees. This happy shade will remind you of springtime blooms. Peapod is a light green, but not as yellow based as lime or chartreuse green, so it will compliment many different skin tones.
Thyme is a medium olive green color. Like the dried herb it is named after, Thyme is a classic yellow green that has a cozy and vintage appeal. Perfect for both men and women and looks rich when paired with a variety of colors.
Caution is a bright golden yellow color with an orange undertone. This bold color will stop traffic when paired with rich browns and spicy oranges in your next color work project.
Creme Brulee is a soft custard yellow color that is as tantalizing as the dessert it was named after. This delicate yellow will look great combined with other bright spring colors or would make a beautiful accent color combined with darker colors such as blue.
Amber is a rusty brownish orange color. The multi-colored strands feature rich shades of golden browns, oranges and reds that give off a warm, fireside feel. Pair with browns, oranges, reds and greens for a fabulous fall project.
Persimmon is a spicy brownish orange color. A vibrant orange tone is accented with shades of golden yellows and browns giving this heather yarn a rich color combination that is perfect for fall projects.
Pumpkin is a rich, creamy brownish orange color. It is as welcoming as pumpkins and dried mums by the front door for fall. Combine with browns, reds and neutrals for a fun and colorful fall project.
Rooibos Heather is a spicy blend of toasty oranges and reds with warm flecks of rich, dark browns mixed throughout.
Cranberry is a deep vibrant red color. An absolute gem, Cranberry shines like a beautiful ruby does and will be a favorite to knit with and wear. Combine with luscious greens like Evergreen and Jalapeno for a festive holiday project.
Firecracker is a bold red orange color. Close to a tomato red, Firecracker will spice up your next project. Pair with dark blues for some fun patriotic flare or with orange and browns for some fall inspiration.
Garnet is a dark red color. Close in color to pomegranate seeds, Garnet is a rich jewel tone that will stand out for work or play. Pair it with Ivy for a beautiful holiday color scheme or with Navy for a little patriotic flare.
Hollyberry is a rich berry red color. A close resemblance to burgundy, Hollyberry is a jewel tone that looks fabulous when combined with dark colors or with lighter shades.
Merlot is a deep reddish brown color. It is very close in color to a raisin or currant. The heathered tones range from; light golden yellows to a dark raspberry red giving the overall color the look of a luscious chocolate raspberry look.
Red is a deep orange-red. This bold color will make a statement when combined with whites and creams for a festive look or with the deep colors for a warm and cozy style.
Blossom is a delicate pink color, darker than Blush. A heathered yarn, Blossom features light to medium shades of a soft baby pink color palette. Not only does it remind us of beautiful pink spring flowers, but a little like cotton candy too.
Conch is a light pinkish orange color and much like the beautiful coral colors found on the inside spiral of a conch shell; it is a vibrant shade that will make your color work shine.
Papaya is a medium pink color with orange undertones. Flecks of soft magenta and yellow orange colors give this heathered yarn a warm salmon glow.
Pink Posy is a dusty rose color. A heathered color, Pink Posy features elegant flecks of a soft delicate pink to a light magenta that give the strands a mottled look. It's a beautiful addition to your spring and summer wardrobe.
Amethyst is a rich blue violet color. A lavish jewel tone, Amethyst is a purple lovers dream. Pair it with deep blues to bring out the blue tones or with reds and purples to bring out the lush purple tones.
Blackberry is a rich, jewel toned purple with blue undertones. This lavish color is fresh for picking and combining with other jewel tones for a luxurious project. Pair with other purple tones to play up the purple values or with blues to enhance the blue tones of this beautiful color.
Bouquet is just that, a bouquet of color. A heathered color, Bouquet shines with hints of a golden yellow, pinks and violets for a beautiful color combination. The overall look gives off a dusty plum with pink undertones color.
Claret is a regal red violet color. Rich in tones, Claret features shades of dark purples and reds for a lavish heather color that reminds of a tantalizing red wine.
Columbine is a vibrant purple color that seems to shine with an almost neon intensity. It has more red than a true purple and somewhat resembles grape juice. Pair it with yellows for a bold statement or with lighter purples and pinks for a softer more feminine color scheme.
Currant is a deep red violet color with brown undertones. Very close to a maroon or dark burgundy, Currant is a rich jewel tone color that you won't be able to resist. It works for either masculine or feminine projects.
Haze Heather is a foggy shade of lavender with a gray undertone. If you look closely, you will see that we have blended rose pink, navy blue, and white together to create this heathered shade. Haze Heather is a complex color that could be seen as more neutral or pastel, depending on the colors that you pair with it. This shade is versatile enough to match with lots of different garments in your wardrobe.
Indigo is an inviting combination of blues and purples that give you the overall indigo blue tone. Pair it with purples and violets to play up the purple values or with dark blues to bring out more of the blue tones.
Lullaby is a royal purple color. A soothing blue violet, Lullaby will emit sweet dreams and wishes for whoever knits or wears the finished project. Its perfect for use as the focal yarn or for color work.
Mineral is a bluish grey color that is created using a variety of shades including blue, red, and a light violet to give the overall mottled look. This heathered yarn is beautiful and has great depth as a stand alone color.
Sprinkle is a blue violet color. The heathered strands show the beautiful color variations from a soft robin's egg blue to a medium red violet giving it the overall look of dusty lavender.
Almond is a khaki tan color. The shade of creamy nougat, Almond is a good neutral to have in your yarn stash. It is perfect for pairing with a wide range of colors and is great as a focal color too.
Bittersweet is a dark chocolate color. Much like the rich bittersweet chocolate it is named after this luscious deep brown is a staple in your yarn stash. It’s perfect for use as a focal color or in color work. Pair it with lighter browns or with oranges and greens for a festive fall project.
Bramble is a dusty grayish brown color. Like the bark of a tree that has a variety of color tones, Bramble is a heathered color that shines with light and dark tones from a light gray to a medium brown. When knitted, Bramble takes on a worn vintage look that is warm and comfortable.
Brass is a heathered golden brown color. The mottled strands feature reds and yellow tones that combine and give an overall brassy combination. It is perfect for fall and pairs beautifully with browns.
Camel is a light, dusty khaki color. A soft mottled tan, Camel is perfect for use as a light brown and looks great as the focal yarn or for use in color work.
Chestnut is a warm medium brown color. Similar in shade to a tasty cup of espresso, Chestnut is the perfect brown to keep close at hand. It shines when paired with other neutrals for a natural and cozy project.
Chocolate is a delectable rich brown color that makes us crave a yummy candy bar. A dark brown that works for both men and women alike. When paired with lighter neutrals and vibrant orange tones it shines for the office or weekend attire.
A cool medium brown, Grizzly Heather has more of a gray undertone than Maple Syrup or Chocolate. A perfect neutral to pair with other cool toned bright colors, like icy blues.
Lava is a dark brownish red color. The heathered tones of blues, reds and golden browns, are what give this rich color depth and interest. It shines when paired with neutrals and works great for home or office.
Mink is a light sandy brown color. Along the lines of a shade of khaki, Mink is reminiscent of the color of driftwood. Its heathered strands are beautiful with fluctuations of brown tonal values that are exquisite in sweaters and vests.
Shire Heather is a cool and complex color that blends dark brown with heathered flecks of blues, teals, and mossy greens. This makes Shire Heather a very versatile color, allowing it be pick up hints of other colors that it is paired with. It would also work extremely well as a transition color from browns to blues or greens.
Coal is a classic ebony color. Not a true black, but is so close that it can be substituted where black is needed. An essential color to have in your yarn stash.
Cobblestone is a dusty ashen grey color. The heathered strands add depth and texture with shades of lighter and darker grey tones throughout. A fabulous color to give the man in your life a cozy sweater he will enjoy on chilly winter days and nights.
Dove is a soft slate grey color. A light neutral grey, Dove pairs beautifully with a wide range of colors for fun and inspiring projects.
Marble is a cool blue gray color. Just like a true marble has variations of light and dark tones, our heathered Marble yarn does too. This beautiful neutral grey is ideal for either masculine or feminine projects and goes with a wide range of colors for extreme versatility.
Mist is a charcoal grey color. A long the lines of graphite; this deep grey is ideal for a wide range of projects. It looks great as a main color or for color work when combined with pastels or jewel tones like Hollyberry and Pink Cheeks.
Onyx is a dark charcoal grey color. True Onyx has bands of black and grey tones and our heathered Onyx features these same tones throughout the strands of yarn for a close match. It isn’t a true black, but could be called a soft black.
Silver is a slate gray color. An elegant neutral grey, Silver is lighter than Ash but darker than Mist. It is a must to keep in your yarn stash. It is the perfect shade that will go with every color.
Cloud is a creamy, fluffy ivory color. A beautiful neutral, Cloud works with a wide range of color schemes and can easily be substituted when white or off white is needed.
Oyster is a creamy off white color. It is very similar to a light mocha with its light beige tone. A soft neutral, Oyster is perfect for use with a wide range of colors.
White is a pure snow white color. A true neutral it will go with any color palette as an accent or focal color.