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Baby Yak Wool Yarn - Undyed Platinum Gray - Bulky

Baby Yak Wool Yarn - Undyed Platinum Gray - Bulky

100g/3.52oz Skein

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Regular price $28.00 USD
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Fiber Content

100% Baby Yak Wool

Gauge and Yarn Specs

Bulky:

100g/3.52oz

119m/130yds

14 sts x 18 rows = 10cm

US 10 | 6mm

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Sounds strange, but feels incredible! The downy fiber harvested from Mongolian yaks provides a unique mix of softness and durability. Yaks have different layers in their wool coats, much like goats. ULA + LIA only uses the finest, softest down layer that 1-3 year old yaks produce in the middle of bitter winters. The guard hairs that remain after the brushing process are separated from the downy ‘yak cashmere’ before being spun into yarn.

Due to their unique habitat of high elevations and bitterly cold temperatures, yak wool is very fine and soft, but also comprised of abnormally long and durable fibers. Like merino wool, yak wool is also finding its way into base layers due to its strength, warmth, and natural wicking properties.

Bulky:

100g/3.52oz

119m/130yds

14 sts x 18 rows = 10cm

US 10 | 6mm

Mix and Match with other ULA+LIA Fibers and Colors!

Gauge and care is consistent across all of our fibers,
so feel free to combine any of our yarn to find the perfect color pairing.

100% Baby Yak Wool

Always procured from free-range animals raised by traditional herders in the Mongolian countryside.

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Wonderful Yarn

Very soft yarn!!! I am happy and excited to work with this yarn! I am knitting a sweater now. A few years ago I ordered yak yarn here and I love my sweater. This is a picture of my yak sweater. I believe my cashmere sweater will be beautiful and comfortable as well.

Lovely yarn and softness

Lovely yarn, easy to wah out spinning oils for super softness

Deep Red Beauty

This cashmere is so wonderful to knit with. I'm on my second sweater with Ula & Lia Cashmere yarn. The first was the natural colored (which I dyed after I knit it) yarn. After washing it, I was amazed at how much it "bloomed". Love it!

Gorgeousness! Love it so much!!

Love it!

I love trying new yarns and this is a wonderful addition to my stash!

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Sheep/Yak Wool Socks
JuliAnn Bachman
socks

second purchase of socks and have recommended them to others. Will continue to purchase.

Nice colour, beautiful yarn

I almost completed my project. This yarn (fingering) is soft and is a very good choice for kids.
The colour is very pretty and the thickness of the yarn are perfect for a light dress, sweater, polo. Jacket will be good with DK or double fingering.
My granddaughter liked it a lot when I asked her to try it to see how it fits and estimate the length.

Baby Yak Wool Yarn

I have made several gauge swatches and the yarn is a delight to knit. The natural color is lovely and I will be knitting a long cozy sweater with it.

Washes up very soft

I used this skein as well as a couple browns from last year in a project. This years yak seems softer than the previous year. Very fluffy and beautiful. Improved greatly after washing and them steaming the final project to get a good bloom.

The yak continues to impress me as well. Thank you for leaving the review, I'm happy you are enjoying the yarn!

Delightful

Love the color and the weight. Feels like butter.

Thank you for the review Kathy, I'm glad to hear you're happy with it!

Absolutely beautiful

I finished a project with the platinum, undyed baby yak DK and absolutely loved the outcome. So I decided to purchase a sweater’s quantity of antique ruby red, and I’m so glad I did! Beautiful deep red, I’ll post images after I make a garment worthy of this beauty!

Thank you for coming back Mary Jo! I hope the ruby project comes out as good as the others

Given 4 skeins as a Xmas gift. Started a Sharon miller shawl. Not enough yarn. Pleasantly surprised that the colour is a match
Would definitely buy this yarn again

Awesome we still had some! Periwinkle was definitely a popular color, maybe we'll do it again in cashmere one of these years!

Beautiful yarn

Basic oversized sweater (will be converted to long sleeves),with 1 lace and 1 fingering. Two lace would be nice too with this voluminous pattern. Breathable, after 2 washes with shampoo became slightly fluffy, which looks very nice. Pretty color too.
Switching to undyed yarn entirely.

Beautiful! I was so happy when we got the blonde camel for this year. Thank you for the review and picture!

Quick service

I ordered product and received it within a week. That was fantastic. The yarn is great quality, just need to figure out what I’m going to make with it.

Happy to hear it got out to you quickly! Hopefully you can find the perfect project for it just as fast. Thank you!

My cat loves it too

Made a sweater for my daughter (with an option of long sleeves) in a combination of fingering and lace. The thickness is about what I wanted.
Both fingering and lace are beautiful and fluffy after I washed the yarn before knitting and after. Laid it flat to dry.

My mom has a cashmere blanket that our cat loves as well. They must have a thing for soft natural fibers. Thank you for the review!

Soft and shiny

I am still working on my project/sweater (either for myself or my daughter) , yet it’s already clear that I love this yarn. It looks beautiful and feels very nice. I was a little concerned that it may slightly irritate skin and didn’t consider to make anything for my grandchildren with yak. It looks like I was wrong.
Strongly recommend to wash it before you start knitting, the fibers “open” and become thicker and softer.

Happy to hear the yak fiber worked out for you! Some people have different levels of sensitivity with what will make them itch or not, but the yak usually doesn't have any issues especially after a good washing. Thank you for the review!

3rd pair!❤️

Love these warm, tightly knit socks so much that I order a new pair every year👍😍. I now have 3 pair to take me through the cold Wes 🤗

I've even started using these on my runs on the cold days. My feet are never happier! Thank you for the review Margo!

Fantastic yarn

Having been part of the Kickstarters for this yarn for a few years, I have to say I am in love with this brand. The yarn washes up super soft and cozy and strong.

Thank you for the years of support Courtney. Have fun knitting up this batch!

Great value for a fantastic product!

I love this cashmere yarn! Beautiful deep, rich colors, soft, but not "slippery" like so much superwash (which I generally dislike). It also arrived super-fast (just a few days after ordering), so overall a great product!

Thank you for the feedback Katie, I'm happy you like the yarn and appreciate the value. I hope you enjoy knitting it up!

Baby Camel wool

I was so surprised by the softness of this wool! I'll definitely be supporting the campaign next year. Supporting independent wool business is near and dear to my heart, and this wool is so worth it!

Thank you for the support Jennifer. Yak wool has gotten a lot more popular since our campaigns started and I think baby camel wool is next in line. It really is super soft! Thank you for the review!

Beautiful, Vibrant, Soft Fiber!!

While I have not started my project yet, I am thrilled with my beautiful yarn. For years I have been supporting ULA+LIA on kickstarter and every year the colors are deep and vibrant. The yarn becomes a soft, warm, cozy garment that lasts for years. The variety of fibers and colors are always excellent. If you haven’t tried their yarn yet, be sure to treat yourself!!! 🧶❤️

Thank you for the continued support Lori. I hope your project turns out awesome!

Luscious yak yarn

I am delighted with the yarn I just received—mulberry yak, fingering weight. The mulberry shade is so deep and inviting, with an aura of lusciousness that makes me want to dive right in. I have previously knit a sweater with the dark chocolate fingering, and a beautiful dress with the hunter green lace. I look forward to creating more knitwear with this mulberry and the antique ruby I also have acquired.

Thank you Patte! I've got plans for a mulberry sweater as well. The yak wool colors are always so interesting!

Rich garnet color

I love this yarn!

Thank you for the review Polly, I'm glad you like the yarn and color!

Exquisite color

It is a gorgeous shade of blue, and the hand feel of this yarn makes me so excited to start knitting!

I love the harbor blue as well, I can't wait to get a cardigan going with it!

Gorgeous and soft

Great quality, really looking forward to using it

Thank you Brandy, I hope you enjoy knitting it up!