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Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight Yarn (10 Balls – White)

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Knit Picks – Handmade is Love

At Knit Picks, we believe in the power of handmade—the ability to transform a humble skein of yarn into countless possibilities, the sense of self we impart onto what we create. Handmade is a choice. It is time and effort set aside; it is willingness to slow down; it is a universal way of saying “You are loved”.

We go right to the source and work directly with trusted mills and manufacturers around the world. Our hands-on approach from start to finish gives us the freedom to make the yarns and tools you want at lower prices without ever sacrificing quality.

Wool of the Andes

This value pack contains 10 full-sized balls of Wool of the Andes in White, 1100 yards (~1000 m) total:

  1. 100% Peruvian Highland wool
  2. US: worsted weight, CYC #4/medium, UK: Aran, AUS: 10 ply
  3. 110 yards (~100 m)/50g (~1.75 oz) ball
  4. Recommended for US 6 (4 mm) to US 9 (5.5 mm) size needles and US I (5.5 mm) to US K (6.5 mm) hooks
  5. Care instructions: hand wash and dry flat

Our classic worsted wool yarn is spun and plied carefully to achieve a wonderfully balanced twist. A sturdy yet soft yarn with excellent stitch definition and heirloom durability. Peruvian sheep are a cross between Corriedale (for sturdiness) and Merino (for softness), producing a strong fiber with an excellent softness quotient for a wide variety of uses. For the sweater you’ll wear a thousand times or the blanket you’ll use every night, this Peruvian wooly wonder will never let you down.

Additional information


10 Balls


Cranberry, White, Amethyst Heather, Coal, Cobblestone Heather, Dove Heather, Sapphire Heather, Rainbow, Home Décor, Neutral, Soft

Shipping Weight

1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)



2 reviews for Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Worsted Weight Yarn (10 Balls – White)

  • Che

    This yarn is one of the most inexpensive 100% wool yarns I have found. I’ve used Wool of the Andes for years because it felts so nicely. Knit Picks makes some other really nice and fairly inexpensive yarns. I made a pair of socks years ago out of their sock yarn and they are still in good shape. The washable wool yarn is another good choice for just about everything from sweaters to mittens.

  • Kathryn White

    Really good product. I was sad that it was going to come a month after ordering (I live in South Korea), but it actually ended up coming in a week early. The weight and size is accurate and I’m really satisfied with the quality. I was looking to make a hat from a pattern that requires 100% wool, but I didn’t want to commit fully to a 100% wool because of the price. This is good yarn and is easy to work with.However, beware with the color selection. The light blue and tan color are much darker in person than in the color. If you are looking for a set that has specific colors, prepare for darker than expected. If you just want a good selection of yarn, this is a good set for the price.

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