My Favorite Wool October 28 2015
Malabrigo is a yarn maker in Uruguay that has the finest woolen fiber, full of such rich colors; it's why I love what I do. This yarn is primarily used in the coffee sweater. It is 100% wool, from a traditional Uruguayan farm, shepherds and all.
I use a combination of a traditional single-ply worsted yarn with a washable 4-ply twisted yarn. Each yarn is kettle-dyed in small batches by artisan dyers, utilizing solar power to heat the kettles. This causes each batch to vary in the exact colors, so what you'll see in the end product will be totally unique from one piece to the next, even from one stitch to another.