Artisanal yarns are handspun or hand-dyed, or both. They are composed of natural fibers with the occasional addition of synthetic or decorative materials. Fibers include wool in many varieties, alpaca, llama, silk, mohair, cotton, linen, bamboo, and others. Weights range from super-bulky to gossamer lace. Monochromatic, heathered, and variegated yarns will dazzle your eyes and super-charge your imagination.
We remain the only retail source for many of the artisanal yarns we carry. Indeed, several makers tell us that Artisan Knitworks provided their first brick-and-mortar outlet. To help in such a way brings joy.
Artisan Knitworks also carries a broad range of mill-spun yarns. Again, we can’t carry every line available – and we prefer not to duplicate the central holdings of neighboring shops. But all of the companies with whom we deal adhere to fair-trade policies and produce goods of uncommon value, dollar for dollar.