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MARONA - Cormo Wool - DK weight


MARONA is our 3 ply DK-weight yarn in 100% Cormo Wool

Cormo wool is a long, stapled, high yielding fine-wool fleece. The wool ranges from 18-23 microns in diameter. Cormo has a high degree of fiber uniformity with a staple length ranging between 2 1/2 - 4 inches. The softness and luster create a soft and springy yarn. 

The American Cormo sheep breed was first imported to the United States in 1976. Originally from Tasmania in Australia, they are a mix of Superfine Saxon Merino, Lincoln and Australian Merino. 

The breed is medium-sized. They are mainly white in coloration and have open faces. Both rams and ewes are usually polled (no horns!)

  • DK weight
  • 100% cormo wool, non-superwash
  • 100 g / 250 yds / 228 m
  • Sourced from US farms
  • Spun in collaboration with Mountain Meadows
  • Dyed in North Carolina
  • Quartzite (Cochineal) naturally dyed in Pennsylvania

If you have pre-order items along with in-stock items they will ship together once your pre-order items are available. If you have both pre-order and in-stock items and you prefer to receive the in-stock items first, please place your orders separately.

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Yarn Characteristics

  • Soft and squishy
  • Good stitch definition - great for cables and textured patterns
  • Medium-soft with luster
  • Vibrant colors perfect for colorwork 

Care Instructions

Hand wash cold. Lay flat to dry. 

Colors have depth and vibrance, dyed with professional acid dyes that typically won't bleed or fade. Please purchase enough yarn to complete your project. 

We try hard to capture the essence of each colorway, but please keep in mind that colors may vary from monitor to monitor.

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