SALE! "Faith" Cormo

$22.00 On Sale

Named for noted African American artist, author, and all-around amazing person Faith Ringgold (check out her story quilts, and book "Tar Beach," among others), Faith is a 100% Cormo worsted from Elsawool. With all the characteristic spring and smoothness of Cormo, it's perfect for warm garments. Be sure to measure your own swatch (start with around a US 7), as it works well to produce good fabric at several gauges.

Colors pictured below, from left to right: Sanguine, Osage Can You See, Fiddlehead, and Bluestocking. You can see 12-Bar Blues in the main photo in the bottom left-hand corner. Wineglass (the purple) is currently unavailable.

If you're interested in natural colors or other weights of this exceptional Cormo, please contact www.wool-clothing.com for more information.

Natural dye materials used may include (depending on the color) lac, madder, cochineal, logwood purple, weld, osage orange, quercitron, fustic, indigo, Saxon blue extract (indigo cooked with sulfuric acid), logwood grey, and chestnut. I mordant with alum and cream of tartar, and may also use chalk, ammonia, vinegar, or extremely small amounts of tin (only occasionally in red dyes).

Every effort is made to represent colors as accurately as possible. Click on the thumbnails for a larger view.

Approximately 218 yds/100 g
4.5-6 sts/1"
US 6-8

Gentle handwash in cool water; dry flat to preserve the beauty of the natural dye material. Please refer to the "Yarn Care & Knotty Problems" page for additional care information.

Availability

  • Sanguine - 4 in stock
  • Fiddlehead - 4 in stock
  • Osage Can You See - 2 in stock
  • Bluestocking - 0 in stock Sold Out
  • 12-Bar - 0 in stock Sold Out
  • Wineglass - 0 in stock Sold Out
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