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  • Garthenor Beacons

    Baked Crimson
    Wild Olive

    A blend of Polwarth, Romney and Hebridean transformed into a worsted-spun DK weight yarn. It comes in the most magical colorways!

      • Non-superwash
      • 75% Polwarth, 15% Romney, 10% Hebridean (exact Romney / Hebridean split varies depending on colorway)
      • DK weight: 135 meters per 50 grams / 148 yards per 1.76 ounces
      • Recommended needle size: 3.75 - 4.5 mm / US 5 - 7
      • Worsted spun, 3 ply

      • Certified organic to GOTS standards
      • Industry leading animal welfare standards
      • No harsh chemicals at any point of production
      • Fair working conditions ensured by Garthenor
      • Fiber & yarn origin: UK & Dunbar Island (Falklands)

      We're always excited to talk yarn and knitting and answer any questions you might have!

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      Garthenor Beacons Projects

      Take Flight Balloon

      With its simple but eye-catching colourwork, Take Flight brings a little whimsy to any kid’s room, and the sweet basket is the perfect spot for special items. We love the pop of bright, joyful colors against a neutral background here!

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      Embrace Sweater

      Hanna Lisa made a modified Embrace Sweater in Garthenor Beacons as a baby gift - it's the perfect yarn for little ones as it's super soft yet durable! The main color here is Marble, the contrasting color Koi.

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      Customer Reviews

      Based on 1 review
      Katri Mattila
      Perfect for cable knitting

      Garthenor Beacons is a lovely soft yarn, very easy to knit. It perfectly shows off the cable stitches in my sweater! I love the color Kettle for it's deep dark green, but wouldn't mind experimenting with all the colors in Beacon range!