Lion Brand Tweed Stripes Yarn
About LION BRAND Tweed Stripes Yarn: It is a soft, cozy self-striping yarn for exceptional sweaters, scarves, hats, afghans and more. Tweedy blends create subtle stripes as you knit or crochet. Just so perfect for sweaters, scarves, accessories and more. A perfect blend of fashion and function, this easy care bulky yarn stitches up into a cozy but lightweight fabric that looks and feels great. Weight category: 5; 100% acrylic 3oz/85g 144yd/132m. Gauge: 14.5st x 18r = 4in/10cm on size US10/6mm needles and 10sc x 14r = 4in/10cm on size K10.5/6.5mm crochet hook. Care: machine wash, tumble dry, do not bleach, do not iron, dry cleanable. Imported.
Following are some of the color choices in the Lion Brand Tweed Stripes yarn. Click on any of the images to see a larger image and more details about that color.
Other Lion Brand Yarns
Lion Brand Homespun Yarn-Marble – A richly textured silky-soft yarn with lustrous colors. Homespun is blended in magnificent shades that come in coordinating solids and multi-tones that create a beautiful “painterly” effect. It is an excellent yarn for home decorating and accessories as well as for garments for the entire family. A bulky yarn Homespun knits or crochets up quickly. Care: Machine wash and dry.98% acrylic 2% polyester; 6 oz6 ounces 170 grams 185 yards 167 meters Weight Category: 5 (Bulky)Knit Gauge: 4”x4” Size 10 (6mm) needles 14 stitches by 20 rows Crochet Gauge: 4”x4” Size K-10.5 (6.5mm) hook 10 stitches by 10 rows They state that they will try to match dyelots but dyelots are not guaranteed.
Homespun Yarn, 6 oz, in color Barley by Lion Brand – This yarn is such a soft, silky and beautiful yarn with a unique texture that works up quickly and easily. From shawls to sweaters to throws, this yarn can’t be beat for softness and sheer touch-ability. With solids, heathers, and beautiful self-striping painterly colors, Homespun comes in gorgeous shades you will love. Please note that some colors have long, slow color variations that cause them to subtly stripe. This is deliberate and adds to the beauty of the finished garment.
Lion Brand Wool-Ease Yarn – color Wheat Suggested size knitting needles: size 8 needles. Suggested crochet hook: J (10). Wool-ease is a 4-ply worsted-weight yarn that is so beloved by knitters and crocheters that it inspired an entire family of yarns. Wool-Ease is appreciated for its versatility and value. It has the feel warmth and softness of wool and the easy care of acrylic. It’s extensive color range makes it easy to design with and perfect for every project from socks to afghans. They will try to match dyelots but dyelots are not guaranteed Care: Machine Wash and Dry.
Lion Brand Woolease yarn comes in multicolor, prints, heathers, twists, solid colors and more.
Tweed Yarn in Wool
100% wool 8 ounces (227 grams) 465 yards Handwash Dry Flat Suggested crochet hook: H8
They state that they will try to match dyelots but dyelots are not guaranteed. Great natural look. Ideal for ski and fisherman sweaters. Sweater vest and afghan patterns on skein label. Care: Hand wash dry flat.
This another color in the same yarn brand.
100% wool 8 ounces (227 grams) 465 yards
Care: Handwash Dry Flat
Suggested crochet hook: H8
This a third color available in the same brand and weight as the two tweed yarns directly above.
100% wool 8 ounces (227 grams) 465 yards Handwash Dry Flat
Suggested crochet hook: H8
Other Yarn Brand Names
Softee Chunky Yarn, 3.5 oz in Grey Ragg by Bernat – This yarn is a robust, full, round three-ply yarn that knits and crochets smoothly off of needles and hooks.
Chunky provides excellent stitch definition for such a heavy gauge yarn.
Weight: Super Bulky (6) Ombres Contents: 100% Acrylic Skein Weight: 2.80 oz. / 80 g Yardage: 77 yd. / 70 m
Knitting Tension: 11 sts – 14 rows = 4″ (10 cm)
Crochet Tension: 7 sc – 8 rows = 4″ (10 cm)
Suggested Knitting Needle: 8.00 mm, US – 11
Suggested Crochet Hook: 8.00 mm, US – L/11