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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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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Want to understand more about color and how various colors work together in your woven fabrics? A fabulous place to start is to create a gamp: a valuable and beautiful tool to help you create your future projects. These instructions show you how to weave a 20 color gamp from our own Tubular Spectrum™ Mercerized Cotton Yarns.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
These are the ultimate gamps! Use 37 Tubular Spectrum™ Colors to create a softly colored gamp, and an amazing shawl that shows off the explosion of Tubular Spectrum™ colors! The gamp is approximately 22” square when woven, and the shawl is approximately 22” x 75” plus fringe. One 4-shaft huck boxes and one 8-shaft twill block instructions are included.READ MORE
This petite 10 color gamp kit contains ten of our Tubular Spectrum™ colors 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.
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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.
Weave a shawl and table runner from the same warp! Our own Tubular Spectrum Mercerized Cotton Yarn is sett differently for the durable and sturdy runner and the soft and supple shawl. Listen to the Loon! Difficulty level is Intermediate to Advanced (Two fish). This is a Four harness kit.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.READ MORE
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.
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.READ MORE
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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