Suzy the Shepherdess
Suzy the Shepherdess

The Fun Part - Buying Yarn!!!

My yarn is available in a medium (worsted) weight and fingering weight.  All of my yarn is 100% wool, and all of the wool is from my own sheep.  The color of the yarn is the natural color of the sheep.  All of my yarn is sold in 50 gram skeins and the price is $9.00 per skein. 

 

Medium Weight

The medium yarn is a two-ply and 50 grams equals approximately 100 yards.  Do make your own gague swtach, but as for me, I knit:

    6 Stitches per inch with US #5

    5.5 Stitches per inch with US #7

    4.5 Stitches per inch with US #8

 

Fingering Weight

The fingering yarn is also two-ply and 50 grams equals approximately 235 yards.  I knit nine stitches per inch with this yarn using #1 needles. Currently only Slate Gray is available in fingering weight.

 

Dyed Yarn

I don't sell any dyed yarn.  All of my yarn is the natural color of the sheep. 

 

Lot Numbers

The lot number is the year the sheep was sheared.  I sell yarn by color, but if you are trying to match a specific lot number please put the lot number you want in the comment area of your order, or send me an e-mail to ask if I have any skeins of a specific lot in stock.  Once a lot is sold out it is truly sold out.  Your hair changes a bit each year, and so does the sheep's!

 

International Shipments

Orders shipped within the United States and Canada can be ordered on this page.  I don't do international orders here, but I do on my Etsy page:  www.etsy.com/shop/SuzyTheShepherdess

 

Etsy Shopping

Do you prefer to shop on Etsy?  My Etsy page has the same yarn, at the same prices.  Shop this page or Etsy, wherever you prefer:  www.etsy.com/shop/SuzyTheShepherdess

So, What's Your Favorite Color?

Light Gray - Medium Weight - 50 gram skein

Slate Gray - Medium Weight - 50 gram skein

Slate Gray - Fingering Weight - 50 gram skein

Heather Brown - Medium Weight - 50 gram skein

 

"Buy your wooolen yarns in quantities from some one in the country, whom you can trust."

Lydia Maria Child
The American Frugal Housewife, 1832

Suzy the Shepherdess knitting a wool sock at the Apple River Fort (1832)

Contact Details

Suzy the Shepherdess

Suzy Beggin Craft

P.O. Box 54

Stockton, IL 61085   U.S.A.

 

Phone: 815 541-0897
Email: Suzy@SuzytheShepherdess.com

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