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Pate and Birdie offers three NATURAL yarn bases.

  • Pate and Birdie yarns are non-superwash (they have not been treated with chemicals!)  

  • Pate and Birdie yarns are muesling-free. (yay!)

  • Pate and Birdie yarns are sourced from small herds in the Peruvian mountains where sheep are the livelihood of the shepherds (yay again!)


 
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Alouette

Fingering weight
100% merino
non super-wash
436 yards, 100 grams
4-ply, tight twist which gives gives strength to the yarn.
care: wash by hand and lay flat to dry
 
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Robin

Worsted Weight
100% Merino
non super-wash
218 yards, 100 grams
4-ply, tight twist which gives a round, dense yarn. 
care: wash by hand and lay flat to dry
 
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Owl

Super Bulky weight
Handspun by wives and mothers of sheep farmers in Peru!
50% Alpaca, 50% Merino
non super-wash
43 yards, 100 grams
Single ply, sturdy twist
care: wash by hand and lay flat to dry