Summer Yarn Sale: Wool of the Andes Edition

Our summer yarn sale has all kinds of amazing deals just waiting to be found – but the most irresistible by far is Wool of the Andes Worsted! Over half of the 100 colors are on sale up – up to 30% off, which means you can nab some colors at only $1.88/50g ball. Very, very tempting indeed!

And a good yarn sale just wouldn’t be complete without a few patterns to pair with the new additions to your yarn stash. Wool of the Andes is such an amazing, versatile yarn and it’s perfect for everything from hats and toys to garments and home decor. Here are a few of my top picks for this wooly wonder!

1. Hats
Taking just a couple balls of yarn, Wool of the Andes is my go-to option for hand knit hats. Here are a few of my favorite go-to hat patterns – everything from simply ribbed hats to colorwork and cables, a little something for every kind of knitting mood that you might find yourself in.

Ribbed Watch CapRibbed Watch CapJane Cabled HatJane Cabled Hat

Lampwork HatLampwork Hat & Mitts Set

2. Toys
Wool of the Andes is a sturdy and extremely versatile wool yarn, which means it can be knit at a tighter gauge to produce a nice, dense fabric and it also felts beautifully! Both of these qualities make it a perfect choice for knitting all sorts of toys – here are just a few of my recent favorites!

cherry on topCherry on Top


Choloepus SlothCholoepus Sloth

 3. Sweaters
Come winter, nothing beats the comfort of a hand knit sweater. Whether you prefer cables, colorwork or simple stockinette stitch, Wool of the Andes is a wonderful option for your winter wardrobe. Plus, with 100 colors to choose from – the possibilities are endless and you’re sure to find the perfect shade for your next project.

insulateInsulate Cardigan

Ironheart PulloverIronheart Pullover

Shaded PulloverShaded Pullover

Make it Red CardiMake it Red Cardi

4. Blankets
My top patterns for Wool of the Andes just wouldn’t be complete without a good hand knit blanket! Wool of the Andes works beautiful for showing off textured stitches and cables, both of which are quite impress on large blankets and afghans.

Love Tangle BlanketLove Tangle Blanket

ReillyReilly Afghan