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Woolen-spun American Cormo & Wool

Delicate shades of black, created for every mood and marbled with a dusting of color. This 3-ply American cormo and wool combine to form a light and airy DK weight yarn that is soft and distinct.

100 gram skein (3.5 oz.), approx. 250 yards

Needle Gauge:
US 5 - 22 sts = 4”
US 6 - 20 sts = 4”
US 7 - 18 sts = 4” 

Pattern Suggestions
If you are looking for a one-skein project to play with this new yarn, how about some slippers?

We love this knit cardigan and this crochet pullover.

Promises in the Dark (mosaic shawl with Daylights)
Dagna Hat (stranded with Daylights)
Perseids Cardigan
Ginny cardigan
Under the Canopy (cowl with Plied North Ave or Feederbrook Entropy)


Grown in Montana, Scoured in Texas, Dyed in Philadelphia, and Spun in New Hampshire. We hope you can find a shade and a garment that makes you feel at home in the night.

Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Reserved thoughts

After 60+ years of knitting, I have experienced, for the first time, yarn breaking mid row for no apparent reason - twice! And I am only 1/3 thru the first skein?? Inconvenient to say the least. Other than that, the yarn is beautiful as it works up and I imagine the bed runner I am knitting will be wonderful.

Great for sweaters

One of my favorite sweaters was made from Nightshades and I would happily make another. from it It knits up beautifully and the color pops in the sunlight. It makes for a wonderfully cozy sweater.

Your yarn makes a positive impact

By purchasing yarn from String Theory, you’re lifting up a number of small and female-owned businesses. We help women in Rwanda, who survived the genocide, educate a new generation. We help women in Uruguay find meaningful work without leaving their rural homes. We help a family in New Hampshire maintain a mill, a tradition spanning hundreds of years. We help restore the Patagonia Grasslands by encouraging sustainable farming.Every yarn we stock makes a positive impact.

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