WayfaringYarns Bases

All WayfaringYarns fibers are ethically sourced from suppliers with the highest standards in regards to animal husbandry and the environment. No animals are injured to provide our fiber. We only source shorn fiber and fiber that has shed naturally from the animal.

All WayfaringYarns colors are available on every luxury base.

Arcadia

A space of bountiful nature and splendor, a perfect garden inhabited by shepherds and their flocks. 

Arcadia is a worsted spun yarn (less pilling!) made from 100% Australian extra fine, superwash treated merino wool. Available in fingering, dk, aran and bulky weights, this yarn is silky smooth with the superior softness and bounce that has made merino famous as the most desirable wool in the world.

Denver on Arcadia Fingering

Arcadia fingering (4-ply)

100% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 100 grams, approximately 435 yards/400 meters

Alta on Arcadia DK

Arcadia dk

100% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 100 grams, approximately 215 yards/200 meters

Apex on Arcadia Aran

Arcadia aran

100% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 100 grams, approximately 180 yards/166 meters

Shoujiji Sakura on Arcadia Bulky

Arcadia bulky

100% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 100 grams, approximately 108 yards/100 meters

 

El Dorado

A mythical South American city made of gold. 

El Dorado is a worsted spun, lace weight yarn made from a luxurious blend of Peruvian baby alpaca and the finest mulberry silk.  Baby alpaca’s softness and warmth is unparalleled.   Alpaca wool does have very different properties than lambswool and finished garments should be cared for by steaming and shaping. Alpaca wool is lanolin and allergen free.

NYC on El Dorado

El Dorado lace

70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Mulberry Silk, 100 grams, approximately 870 yards/800 meters

 

Monaco

A country known for its luxury, wealth and breathtaking beauty.

Monaco is a soft, squishy, single ply, superwash, fingering weight yarn.  This single ply yarn soaks up the dye, creating rich, vibrant colors.  Spun from Extra Fine Merino, this yarn is perfect for hats, shawls, cowls and sweaters.

Chacchoben on Monaco

Monaco fingering (single ply)

100% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 100 grams, approximately 435 yards/400 meters

Sultanamet on Monaco Mini

Monaco Mini fingering (single ply)

100% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 20 grams, approximately 87 yards/80 meters

 

Shambhala

A pure land whose reality is a perfect balance of spirituality and physicality. 

Shambhala is a luxury blend of 50/50 Baby Yak (very fine yak down) and Mulberry Silk. This yarn is very warm and soft with incredible drape.  It is a perfect yarn choice for shawls, mittens, hats and sweaters. This yak is comparable in softness to cashmere but does not pill. Yak down is odor resistant and is considered an eco-friendly and sustainable fiber.

Tulum on Shambhala

Shambhala fingering (4-ply)

50% Baby Yak Down, 50% Mulberry Silk, 50 grams, approximately 218 yards/200 meters

 

Shangri-La

A mystical, harmonious valley enclosed in the Kunlun Mountains of Tibet.

Shangri-La is the most luxurious merino and silk blend yarn available.  This worsted spun yarn is made from super fine merino (16.5 micron, as fine as cashmere) and mulberry silk, a superior blend for springy fabric with beautiful drape and fabulous sheen.

Disney World on Shangri-La Fingering

Shangri-La fingering (4-ply)

75% superwash Ultra Fine Merino, 25% Mulberry Silk, 100 grams, approximately 435 yards/400 meters

Kanab on Shangri-La Lace

Shangri-La lace (2-ply)

75% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 25% Mulberry Silk, 100 grams, approximately 870 yards/800 meters

 

 

Wayfarer

A person who journeys and travels from place to place on foot. 

Wayfarer is a wonderful yarn choice for any garment, including socks!  This worsted spun 4-ply yarn is a blend of extra fine merino and cashmere with a bit of nylon added for durability.  The cashmere compliments the merino, adding softness and a gentle halo to the finished fabric.

Montmartre on Wayfarer

Wayfarer fingering (4-ply)

80% superwash Extra Fine Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon, 100 grams, approximately 435 yards/400 meters