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  • We're here to help you stitch sustainability into every aspect of your making.

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  • De Rerum Natura Ulysse

    Color
    Bouleau
    Poivre Blanc
    Poivre et Sel
    Goéland
    Granit
    Fusain
    Ebène
    Sauge
    Eucalyptus
    Cèdre
    Cyprès
    Ciel
    Lagon
    Brouillard
    L'Heure Bleue
    Baleine Bleue
    Nuit
    Tempête
    Aster
    Figue
    Quartz
    Argile
    Bois de Rose
    Confiture de Rose
    Érable
    Aubépine
    Amarante
    Merlot
    Crème Anglaise
    Genêt
    Doré
    Caramel
    Darjeeling
    Cacao

    One of our all-time favorite (and desert island) yarns, De Rerum Natura's Ulysse is an incredibly soft woollen-spun yarn that shows texture - think cables and twisted stitches - beautifully and is perfect for everything from a cardigan for the newest tiny arrival in your family or a shawl for your great-grandmother.

    • Non-superwash
    • Mérinos d'Arles (from Provence, France) & Merinos Petra (from the Alentejo Valley, Portugal), 100% wool
    • Sport weight: 185 meters per 50 grams / 202 yards per 1.76 ounces
    • Recommended needle size: 2.5 - 4mm / US 1.5 - 6
    • Woollen spun, 2 ply

    • Created to reinvent local yarn and shape a future for more sheep in the mountains and more small and flourishing yarn mills
    • The entire production process is set up with a strong dedication to sustainability: From sourcing the fleeces to using a completely biodegradable and environmentally friendly conditioner in the mill
    • Fiber origin: France & Portugal, yarn origin: France

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

    Simply send us an email to hello@making-stories.com or use the chat box at the bottom.

    You can also check out our FAQ page here!

    One of our all-time favorite (and desert island) yarns, De Rerum Natura's Ulysse is an incredibly soft woollen-spun yarn that shows texture - think cables and twisted stitches - beautifully and is perfect for everything from a cardigan for the newest tiny arrival in your family or a shawl for your great-grandmother.


    De Rerum Natura Ulysse Projects

    Yoki Sweater

    Kelly knit this beautiful Yoki (modeled here by her daughter) in Ulysse in the perfect shade of grey, Goéland. Top-down with a boxy fit and drop-shoulder sleeves, Yoki is a super versatile and wearable sweater pattern.

    It's designed by Marianne Munier and can be found in our Making Stories Magazine Issue 5.

    Get the pattern

    Joy Cardigan & Rebel Mittens

    Hanna Lisa knit both the Joy Cardigan and the Rebel Mittens from our Kids Collection in De Rerum Natura's Ulysse as it's the perfect yarn for baby and kid knits! Super soft, yet durable, and in a broad range of colors.

    You can find the patterns in our Kids Collection as well as individual PDFs in our webshop.

    Get the pattern

    Where is De Rerum Natura Ulysse grown, spun and dyed?


    More Pattern Recommendations for De Rerum Natura Ulysse:


    Customer Reviews

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    R D
    Great yarn

    Lovely yarn to work with. Would definitely use it again

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    A
    beautifully squishy!

    this merino yarn is magical—i’ve never touched one so bouncy and full of life!

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    Elaine
    Beautiful!!

    I love this yarn. It took it's sweet time getting here but it was worth it! I would order again - both the yarn and from this source!

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    Carole Finger
    One of the best yarns on the market.

    The title says it all, De Rerum Natura creates some of the best yarns being made today. Ulysse is a personal favorite. Soft, yet sturdy. Excellent colour palette. An all around wonderful yarn.

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    Kathleen Ward
    Looks Delicious

    I just received the shipment of Ulysses and have not yet cast on with it. Can't wait to try it!