String Theory Yarn Company is committed to the idea that yarn should not only look beautiful, it should be borne out of a beautiful idea.

Our shelves are brimming with nature’s warmest, finest and softest fibers. You’ll find earth friendly cotton and minimally processed wools. You’ll also find yarns that provide income and education to poverty stricken communities around the world. And beautifully hand-dyed artisan yarns in a variety of weights and fibers. So if you’re looking for yarns that will make you feel good–inside and out–you’ve come to the right place.

Artisan Hand-Painted Yarn:

Depending on how well the artisan is able to keep up with demand, we may have any of the following in stock:

Anzula: Breeze
Baah Yarns:
La Jolla, Aspen
Dream in Color:
Jilly, Jilly Lace
Feederbrook Farm: Common Ground, Entropy
Handmaiden: Casbah, Sea Silk
Knitted Wit: Polwarth Shimmer
Madelinetosh: Tosh Merino Light, Tosh DK
Malabrigo: Sock, Rasta, Rios, Arroyo, Mecha
Misti Alpaca: Handpaint Chunky, Sock, PimaSilk DK
Wonderland: Cheshire Cat Mini Skeins, Mad Hatter, Tweedledeedum

Eco Friendly Yarn:

Berroco: Indigo
Blue Sky Alpacas:
Organic Cotton Worsted
Bare Naked Wools: Stone Soup DK
Schoppel-Wolle: Gradient
Sweater, Outer

Fairly Traded Yarn:

Be Sweet: Brushed Mohair, Bamboo, Grace&Style
Saves South African women from working in the pineapple fields and supports their local schools
Frog Tree: Pediboo
Provides fair wages and educational programs for women and their families in Bolivia
From the Mountain: Afghanistan Cashmere
Afghanistan Cashmere provides women the opportunity to work in war-torn Afghanistan. The yarn is spun by Afghan women from their homes and they are paid a fair wage for their labor.
Manos del Uruguay: Fino, Serena, Alegria
Supports a women’s cooperative in Uruguay
Peace Fleece: Worsted
Contributes to conflict resolution in the Middle East
Reywa: Bloom, Embrace
Supports impoverished Tibetan communities

Natural Fibers:

Berroco: Mille Colori Baby, Fiora, Sol Degrade
Cascade: Fixation,
Classic Elite: Mesa
Ewe Ewe: Wooly Worsted
Misti Alpaca: Chunky Alpaca
Pepperberry Knits: DK
Softknit Cotton, Kid Silk Haze Stripe
Shibui: Linen, Silk Cloud, Cima, Pebble
Sirdar: Cotton Silk DK
Skacel: Cobasi, Kenzie, SimpliNatural
Stonehedge Fiber Mill: Shepherd’s Wool

And Our favorite Knitting and Crochet Supplies:
Jul hardware, Namaste organizers, LoLo bars and one of a kind shawl pins crafted by local artist Jerry Schurmeier out of silver, brass, wood and found objects.