The Yarn Collective Hudson Worsted


Yarn Weight: worsted 

Recommended Gauge: 20 sts = 4"/10 cm

Fibre Content: 85% Merino wool, 15% yak

Skein: 197 yards/180 meters per 100g skein

Colorway: Cortland Amorino Red

Construction/Texture: plied worsted spun

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My Experience

Where I got it: The Yarn Collective sent it to me for this project. 

Needles I used: Hiya Hiya US 7/4.5 mm

Blocked Gauge I got: 19 sts/28 rows = 4"/10 cm

My Thoughts: Hudson has a pretty tight twist with a lot of plies, which makes it strong with amazing stitch definition, but the yak content means that it's much lighter than I expected. Given the look of the skein & the Merino fibre content, I expected it to be weighty and to drape a lot. But it actually floats more than it drapes - it's super lofty.

It was curated by Michele Wang, and she created a really lovely palette of colors. 

What I might design with it: I'm dying for a sweater in this, and I need to try some textured stitches with it. I think it would be amazing in some knit/purl texture!

Where you can get some: Get it on Love Knitting.



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