The LITLG Sport yarn is hand-dyed in small batches in South West Ireland by Caroline and her dedicated team. This 3ply yarn is 100% Superwash Fine Merino with a sturdy twist. It's soft and has great stitch definition. With a weight in-between Sock and DK, makes it ideal for every project!
Let this yarn become your go-to yarn for muted cardigans and shawls that have a natural, organic look and feel!
WHY WE LOVE IT — Lightweight, sturdy, great stitch definition, soft, durable, beautiful palette.
CONTENT — 100% Superwash Merino Wool
GAUGE — 24 sts per 10 cm | 4"
LENGTH — 328 yards | 300 meters
WEIGHT — 0.22 lb | 100 g
THICKNESS — Sport (Size 2)
SUGGESTED KNITTING NEEDLES — US 3 | 3.25 and up
SUGGESTED CROCHET HOOKS — E-4 I 3.5 mm and up
ORIGIN — Peruvian Highland Wool hand-dyed in Ireland
Hand wash wash at 20C / 68F. Dry flat.
Life in the Long Grass was born from the joy of creating and living in rural Ireland.
Once they restored our one-hundred-year-old derelict farmhouse, we set up our dye studio in our field so we could live by the values that are important to us: Ethical yarns, local employment, slow living, care, and quality – when all this came together, LITLG was born.
They choose their yarns carefully making sure they come from farms with ethical practices in Uruguay, Peru, England, Argentina, France, and Portugal. These farms are mulesing-free which means fair and humane treatment of their sheep.
We dye with meticulous detail and care to ensure quality and to enjoy the process.
This means that all batches are as similar as possible and we enjoy the slow,
stress-free process of creating them.
We use a mixture of non-toxic acid dyes, low impact fiber reactive dyes, and natural dyes – we set with a food-grade setting agent. We double set to ensure that we don’t have skeins that bleed and we re-use our water to minimize wastage.
Our packaging and labels are all recycled kraft paper and the paper we use in our publications is recycled also.