Product description

Vale is a springy 2-ply laceweight yarn made from American Rambouillet wool. This naturally soft and bouncy fleece is worsted spun for a durable, elastic yarn with an even thickness and twist, suitable for whisper-light accessories and heirloom-quality lace projects. Vale is skein-dyed in 14 sophisticated shades, sharing a few touchstone colors with our Arbor and Peerie yarns.

Developed, sourced, processed, spun and dyed 100% in the USA. Learn more about our worsted-spun yarns.

Read our color descriptions

Purchase a shade card

View patterns knit in Vale

 

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Vale Yarn

Laceweight

  • 450 Yards
  • American Rambouillet wool
Color
$15.00 /Skein Regular price
  • Product description

    Vale is a springy 2-ply laceweight yarn made from American Rambouillet wool. This naturally soft and bouncy fleece is worsted spun for a durable, elastic yarn with an even thickness and twist, suitable for whisper-light accessories and heirloom-quality lace projects. Vale is skein-dyed in 14 sophisticated shades, sharing a few touchstone colors with our Arbor and Peerie yarns.

    Developed, sourced, processed, spun and dyed 100% in the USA. Learn more about our worsted-spun yarns.

    Read our color descriptions

    Purchase a shade card

    View patterns knit in Vale

     

  • Specs

    • 450 yards (411 meters) | 21.5 microns | approx. 50 grams | laceweight
    • Wyoming-grown Rambouillet wool
    • Dyed and spun in Maine


    RAMBOUILLET WOOL CHARACTERISTICS

    Rambouillet sheep produce a finewool that is as soft as its Merino first cousins’, but trades luster for an extra sprinkling of warmth and resilience. Rambouillet fiber is also loftier and bouncier than Merino, and we prepare and spin it worsted for Vale, a soft and springy yarn that yields delicate, feather-light accessories.

  • Gauges

    Used for lacework, Vale gauge is project-dependent.

  • Care

    We recommend alternating skeins while knitting to distribute the color evenly.


    WET-BLOCKING

    1. Fill a sink or basin with cool water and submerge the fabric in water, gently squeezing out any air bubbles so that the piece can remain under water without being held there.
    2. Soak work for 10 minutes, allowing fabric to become completely saturated.
    3. Remove excess moisture by rolling your fabric between clean, dry towels with light pressure.
    4. Lay fabric flat and shape to air dry.
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