Lyte Hemp Fine

May 11, 2022

This hemp yarn will light your fire! We have a new line of gorgeous, lovely to work with, high quality European Hemp.  This hemp yarn is a wonderful 2-ply yarn with approximately 5,000 Yards per pound.  Weave the Lyte fine yarns at 36 epi for plain weave.  It currently comes in 10 colors as well as a creamy Bleached yarn.   If you are looking for a thicker hemp yarn, click here to see the Lyte Hemp Bold yarns.

Choose a color from the swatches shown below, then select your cone size. Colors are available in 4 oz and mini cones.  Bleached yarns are available on 8 oz cones. If you can’t select a size or color that you want, click on the word “clear” right below the cone size dropdown menu.  Scroll down for further information about these wonderful yarns.

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Lyte Hemp Bold

May 11, 2022

This hemp yarn will light your fire! We have a new line of gorgeous, lovely to work with, high quality European Hemp.  This hemp yarn is a wonderful 2-ply yarn with approximately 2,600 Yards per pound.  Weave the Lyte Bold yarns at 24 epi for plain weave.  It currently comes in 21 colors as well as a creamy Bleached yarn, and Natural and Dark Natural.  We also have Lyte Hemp Fine yarns if you want to use a thinner yarn.

Choose a color from the swatches shown below, then select your cone size. Colors are available in 4 oz and mini cones.  Bleached and Natural yarns are available on 8 oz cones. If you can’t select a size or color that you want, click on the word “clear” right below the cone size dropdown menu.  Scroll down for further information about these wonderful yarns.

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10/2 & 20/2 Mercerized Cotton Yarn – Tubular Spectrum

March 18, 2021

Tubular Spectrum™ yarns are 100% mercerized cotton yarns, available in 45 vivid, intense and very color fast colors.  The yarns will withstand years of washing and will keep your handwoven treasures looking bright and colorful!   In order to view the colors on the cones and to purchase the yarns, please select the cone size and the weight of yarn from the drop down menus, and then the yarn color by clicking on the color swatches shown below.

This page has 10/2 and 20/2 weight yarns.  If you would like to use 3/2 or 5/2 weight yarn, please click here.

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3/2 & 5/2 Mercerized Cotton Yarn – Tubular Spectrum

March 17, 2021

Tubular Spectrum™ yarns are 100% mercerized cotton yarns, available in 45 vivid, intense and very color fast colors.  The yarns will withstand years of washing and will keep your handwoven treasures looking bright and colorful!   In order to view the colors on the cones and to purchase the yarns, please select the cone size and the weight of yarn from the drop down menus, and then the yarn color by clicking on the color swatches shown below.

This page has 3/2 and 5/2 weight yarns.  If you would like to use 10/2 or 20/2 weight yarn, please click here.

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Totally Tubular Collection

November 12, 2019

The whole enchilada! Get all of our brilliant Tubular Spectrum yarns in one breathtaking kit!

45 of the finest mercerized cotton yarns combining our original 20 bright colors, 17 tints and tones with 5 shades of gray, black,white and natural.

Oh the fun that can be woven with the colors you’re craving for!

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Variegated Cotton Yarn

September 20, 2019

8/2 Unmercerized Cotton Variegated yarn from Maurice Brassard!

And the best part? All these AMAZING colors are available on 1.5 oz, 4 oz and 8 oz cones! (Approximately 320 yards on a 1.5 oz mini cone, 840 on a 4 oz cone, or 1680 yards on an 8 oz cone.)

Use by themselves or pair them with a solid color to make a stunning towel, scarf or blanket.  See the solid colors available here.

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Spectrum Circle Plus

September 20, 2019

This is our version of a yarn of the month club. The yarns you will receive will be our Tubular Spectrum 100% mercerized cotton yarns. As a Plus Member, you will receive all 20 original colors of our Tubular Spectrum yarns plus 5 shades of gray and black and white yarn over the next 11 months (excluding December). Membership includes a monthly shipment of yarn, and a newsletter with inspirational projects and discussions about color.  The projects are tailored to the size of yarn that you choose.  You may join at any time during the year.  The colors shipped each month do not vary regardless of when you start.  See Colors listed below.

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Spectrum Circle Standard

September 20, 2019

This is our version of a yarn of the month club. The yarns you will receive will be our Tubular Spectrum™ 100% mercerized cotton yarns. As a member, you will receive all 20 original colors of our Tubular Spectrum™ yarns plus black and white yarn over the next 11 months (excluding December). Membership includes a monthly shipment of yarn, and a newsletter with inspirational projects and discussions about color.  You may join at any time during the year.  The colors shipped each month do not vary regardless of when you start. See colors listed below.

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Unmercerized Cotton Yarn – 30/2 Natural White

September 20, 2019

This 30/2 Unmercerized Cotton Yarn is wonderful for lightweight fabrics.  Make that summer blouse or delicate table linens in unmercerized cotton.  Natural White color, unbleached yarn.  Available on 1 lb cones.

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Unmercerized 8/2 Cotton Yarn – Maurice Brassard

September 20, 2019

8/2 Unmercerized yarns weave into lovely hand and dishtowels, soft and cozy blankets for your new nephew or niece, or many other soft and absorbent uses. All colors are available on 8 oz tubes and 1.5 oz mini cones, approximately 3,360 yards per pound (1680 yards on an 8 oz tube, and approximately 320 yards on a 1.5 oz mini cone). Sett these yarns at 16 epi for lace weaves, 18-20 for plain weave, and 20-24 for twill weave structures. You can also weave with these yarns on your rigid heddle loom by doubling the yarn and using a 10 dent reed.

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10 Color Petite Gamp Kit

September 20, 2019

This petite 10 color gamp kit contains ten of our Tubular Spectrumcolors to weave color gamps! Choose whether you would like to weave using Tints, Brights or Tones.  Available in 20/2, 10/2, 5/2, and 3/2 yarns. 

Gamps are a brilliant way to explore color interactions.  They will help you predict future color interactions and take the guess work out of project planning.

The 3/2 Kits come with instructions for rigid heddle and harness looms.

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20 Color Gamp for Rigid Heddle Looms

September 20, 2019

Weave 20 mercerized cotton yarns into color gamps to learn about color iterations in weaving and make beautiful cloth.  This kit contains all the 3/2 or 5/2 yarns you need to weave 2 color gamps.  Or you could weave 1 gamp and have enough fabric for a vest or weave a table runner…lots of possibilities.  The kit comes with instructions for weaving the gamps on a 15″ or a 20″ rigid heddle loom.

Listen to the Loon!  Difficulty level is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This Kit comes with instructions designed for Rigid Heddle Looms.

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American Maid Yarn

American Maid™ Naturally Colored Yarn

September 20, 2019

Sustainably grown, colorful cotton yarn straight from American cotton fields to you!  This American made yarn is available in the colors that it is grown in, no dye required!  Available in:  Dark Brown, Light Brown, Dark Green, Light Green, Natural White (the color of “white” cotton before it is bleached) and now Bleached White in 3/2, 8/2, and 10/2.  Additionally, Natural White is also available in 6/2, 12/2 and 20/2*.

To order, choose the yarn color by clicking on the swatches shown below, then choose your yarn size and cone size from the drop down menus.

 

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Gray Matter Kit

September 20, 2019

Five evenly spaced gray yarns along with black and white create a 7 value gradient study.  Use alone for a great study of value, or to highlight a color or double the gray yarns with a color to tone the color down incrementally.  All of the kits come with instructions to make 4 napkins.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). All kits have instructions for 4-shaft looms.  The 3/2 size yarn comes with instructions for a Rigid Heddle Loom as well as 4-shaft looms. 

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American Maid™ Unmercerized White Cotton Yarn

September 20, 2019

Natural white, sustainably produced, unmercerized cotton yarn.  Perfect for all your soft handwoven items.  Strong enough for warp in any of the sizes, and soft and absorbent for anything you can dream up.  It makes wonderful towels, baby blankets, napkins, or cuddly throws.

*As of 2022, the 20/2 size is only available as a NON-American Made yarn.  The cotton in the 20/2 yarn currently comes from Egypt.  All the other yarn sizes are 100% American Made.

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12 Color Gamp Kit

September 20, 2019

For those of you taking workshops that need the classic 12 colors around the spectrum…this kit is for you! The kit contains 12 cones of our Tubular Spectrum colors in mercerized cotton.  The colors included in the kit are: 5 Purple, 5 Red Purple, 5 Red, 10 Red, 5 Yellow Red, 10 Yellow Red, 5 Yellow, 5 Green Yellow, 10 Green, 10 Blue Green, 10 Blue, 10 Purple Blue. Minimal instructions are included with this kit. Yarn is 100% mercerized cotton dyed with fiber reactive dyes to minimize fading and bleeding of the colors.

 

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27 Color Gamp Plus Kit

September 20, 2019

Add value to your color exploration.  27 cones of color: 5 shades of gray, all 20 Tubular Spectrum™ colors, plus black and white make an expanded color and value gamp. The kit with 1.5 oz cones contains enough yarn and instructions to weave a beautiful, colorful shawl as well as a 40″ square gamp.  Instructions are included for the 8 harness twill block pattern that makes these colors sing.

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate  (One fish). This is a Four or Eight harness kit. 

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20 Color Gamp Kit

September 20, 2019

Color gamps are a brilliant way to explore color interactions.  They will help you predict future color interactions and take the guess work out of project planning.  This kit contains the original twenty Tubular Spectrum™ bright and brilliant colors and includes instructions to weave color gamps!

Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level for this kit is Beginner to Intermediate (One fish). This is a Four to Eight harness kit.  The 3/2 size yarn also has instructions for making gamps on the rigid heddle loom.

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