Urth Yarns | Spiral Grain Light Worsted

NZ$38.00 inc GST

This beautiful yarn has a gradual colour change effect with a lovely marled look, and in ultrafine merino it is soft to the touch and beatiful to work with. Elevate your colourwork with this delightful yarn.



Urth Yarns has delivered another stunning yarn with their new Spiral Grain collection, including Spiral Grain Light Worsted. The yarn honours Urth’s long time love affair with trees. They’ve named Spiral Grain for the way the three plies twist together, mirroring the spiral grain growth patterns found in trees. Each beautiful colour is named after a tree that inspired its colour.

Makers dye the yarn before plying it, giving a soft blending of colours or a slight barberpole effect. The yarn gradually shifts through a gradient of colours. The gradual colour changes make this yarn wonderful for a lot of patterns that feature colourwork or that are designed for slow colour shift yarns,. But you can use your creativity to combine this yarn with any design to see how the colour effect transforms it.

Made from 19 micron ultrafine superwash merino, this yarn is soft on your skin, smooth with very little halo, and easy to care for.

Spiral Grain Light Worsted Colour Notes

Differences in monitors mean images may vary from screen to screen. The actual color of your item may differ slightly from what you see on your screen. Urth Yarns hand dyes Spiral Grain. We recommend getting enough for your project in one go as there may be variations between batches.

Spiral Grain Light Worsted Patterns

We have the Ulukayn scarf pattern kit. It includes a discounted pattern as well as all the yarn you need to knit it! The pattern is designed by Yiğitcan / Pufido. It incorporates a tree of life motif as well as Estonian Nupps for a one-of-a-kind design.

About Urth Yarns

Female artisans in Mersin and Istanbul hand dye every skien of yarn. They use innovative dyeing techniques in order to ensure the yarn is full of vibrant colour. This amazing yarn is good for you and good for the world! Urth Yarns has partnered with Trees for the Future to run their Knit One Plant One scheme. For every skein you purchase, Urth plants a tree!



Brand: Urth Yarns
Weight/ply: 8 ply/double knit/dk
Ball size: 50 grams
Metres (yards): 124 meters (135 yards)
Fibre: 100% ultrafine merino
Gauge: 21-24 stitches per 4″ or 10 cm
Needle size: 4-5 mm (US 2-4)
Hook size: 4-5.5 mm (G-6 to H-8)
Structure: plied – 3 ply
Colour type: long gentle colour change with a marled or barberpole effect
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Country of origin – manufacture:
Country of origin – dyeing: hand dyed in Turkey
Care: machine washable on gentle cool cycle; lay flat to dry. We always recommend hand washing even when yarn is machine washable

Additional information


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