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
An all-time bestseller, Wool of the Andes Worsted is our iconic workhorse wool! Made from 100% Peruvian Highland wool, it’s the perfect yarn for projects that will get used daily, like your favorite sweater, hat, or blanket. Peruvian Highland wool is a strong fiber that has an excellent balance of structure, loft, and drape. Wonderfully warm for all weather, this sturdy, all-purpose yarn has excellent stitch definition and heirloom durability. As a worsted weight yarn, it’s a happy medium weight that’s commonly used for everything from garments to home goods, and Wool of the Andes’ extensive color palette is just as versatile as the yarn itself, with dozens of solids and heathers to choose from.
Wool of the Andes Worsted also comes in Wool of the Andes Tweed Worsted, which can be mixed and matched with solids and heathers. It’s also available in Wool of the Andes Superwash Worsted for easy care projects.
View other weights and Bare versions of Wool of the Andes here.
A light powder blue color with balanced undertones, Arctic is the pale blue of wispy clouds. Although it’s a lighter shade, it has enough saturation that won’t be mistaken for gray or off-white.
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.
Bermuda will make you want to take a dip in the ocean! It is a rich blue with teal undertones, and it looks equally great as part of a cooler color palette or paired with warmer shades.
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. Use 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.
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.
Ocean is a cross between a vivid cyan and cheerul aqua blue, and reminds us of the crystal clear tropical waters of the Caribbean.
Like the classic seafaring coat it is named for, Peacoat is a navy color so dark that it borders on black. This seriously dark shade of blue has a distinguished appeal and will look perfect as the main color of a traditional Gansey sweater.
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.
Jurassic is an incredibly dark teal that borders on a soft black. With hues of pine forest green and midnight blue, this basalt-like shade serves as a stately alternative to true neutrals like charcoal or black.
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.
Aloe Heather is a sprightly light green color with heathered shades of subtle blue green and a light jade. Bright yet understated, this flora inspired hue will make a soothing color choice for little ones.
Aurora Heather is a deep emerald heather, with hints of bright Kelly green and a green that's so dark it's almost black. The depth of color provided by the heathered blend of different shades of green 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.
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.
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.
Seaweed is a solid medium green with blue and gray undertones. It’s similar to the color of fresh rosemary.
Buttercup bridges the gap between a true primary yellow and a unique, not-quite-neon shade of candied lemon. This exuberant shade will make the perfect accent color when paired with darker neutrals like Peacoat or Coal.
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.
Energetic rays of ripe tangerine meld with strands of safety cone orange, resulting in the bold, molten shade that is Solar Flare Heather.
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.
Phoenix is a fiery red that makes a statement but isn’t too bright to enjoy staring at. It has rusty orange undertones that makes it almost a tomato red.
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.
Rose Heather is a complex dark pink made from blending together red, purple, and a hint of white.
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.
Blush is a delicate, soft pink color with a slight bluish undertone. A light pink, it is a delightful color that looks beautiful when paired with other pastels as well as darker colors.
Dragonfruit is an intense tropical shade of fuchsia that borders on hot pink. This electric shade will look superb as a stand alone color or as an accent color in modern Fair Isle.
Like the inside of a grapefruit, Paloma is a bright pink with slight orange undertones, and it is very clearly pink when compared to some of our other coral shades.
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.
Burdock Heather is a dark & brooding purple shade, with dimensions of smoky plum and rich eggplant creating intense depth.
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.
Lady Slipper is a cheerful pinkish purple color. This punchy pastel reminds us of the purple and violet tones found in the beautiful blooms of the orchid. Combine with other pastel colors for a light and sophisticated project.
Oh, oh, oh it's Magic! A bold, neon magenta shade, Magic is alive with fierce chromatic energy, making it a true statement color.
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.
The richness of eggplant meets the tantalizing lush tones of red violet, resulting in the intoxicatingly complex color of Night Shade Heather.
Starling Heather is a subdued ashy plum jewel tone, with smoky purple lowlights and highlights of blue violet.
Sweet Lavender’s name tells it all! It’s a sweet pastel purple with gray undertones, similar to the lighter color found on lavender blossoms.
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.
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.
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 to 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 Heather is a dusty ashen grey color. The heathered strands add depth and texture with shades of lighter and darker grey tones throughout.
Subtle in its complexity, Crane Heather is a cool neutral that ranges in shades from a light cream to beige, camel, and a dusty light brown. Lovely on its own or as part of a soft gradient of creams, browns, and grays.
Dove is a soft slate gray color. A light neutral gray, Dove pairs beautifully with a wide range of colors for fun and inspiring projects.
Subtly cool and functionally neutral, Gull is a gentle icy grey with a pale lilac undertone that is ready to serve as the perfect highlight in your colorwork 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 gray 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.
Penguin straddles the line between a dark powdered charcoal and a soft faded black. Pair with bold pinks or citrusy colors for a modern color combination.
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.
Steel is solid medium gray with blue undertones. This cool neutral looks perfect when paired with blues and greens!
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 true neutral it will go with any color palette as an accent or focal color.