Island Wools

This June, to celebrate Pride Month, Island Wools is donating 40% of all Whimsical Colors Rainbow Yarn sales to support the Northwest Youth Services' Queer Youth Project.

The Queer Youth Project (QYP) is a Northwest Youth Services' program dedicated to supporting and advocating for at-risk and homeless LGBTQ+ youth. >>learn more

Any of our Whimsical Colors products that have the word "Rainbow" or "Pride" in them qualifies. We have gradients sets, Rainbows & Blue Skies, Rainbows & Grey Skies, Rainbows & Unicorns, Rainbow Stripes, Confettis and Splashes.

See the collections below (click on images to purchase).

 Yarn Base

Yarn Details

Yarn Colors

Cashmere Bliss Confettis, Paints & Splashes Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon
Yarn category:
Fingering
Weight / Yardage:
100g / 435 yards

Rainbows & Blue Skies

Rainbows & Grey Skies

Rainbows & Unicorns

Cashmere Bliss Gradient Sets

Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon
Gauge: 7-8 sts per inch or looser for shawls

The Rainbow set comes with 6 mini skeins:
180g (Small): 30g/130yds per color for a total of 180g/780yds

Rainbows

Merino Bliss DK
Content: 100% Superwash Merino
Category: DK
Weight / Yardage: 100g / 230 yards (210m)

 

Rainbows & Blue Skies

Rainbows & Grey Skies

 

Rainbows & Unicorns

Merino Bliss DK Gradients  The Rainbow sets come with 6 mini skeins:
XSmall (Hat Kit): 20g/46yds per color for a total of 120g/276yds
Large: 50g/115yds per color for a total of 300g/690yds

Rainbow

Merino Bliss DK Stripes This pre-knitted "scarf" (or blank) is actually 100g of our Whimsical Colors Merino Bliss DK yarn, dyed up and ready for you to unravel and knit or crochet! It will knit or crochet up with fun stripes.

Rainbows

Merino Bliss Worsted 
Content: 100% Superwash Merino
Category: Worsted
Weight / Yardage: 100g / 218 yards

Rainbows & Unicorns

Silk Whimsy Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk
Category: Fingering
Weight / Yardage: 100g / 400 yards

Rainbows & Blue Skies

Rainbows & Grey Skies

Rainbows & Unicorns

Silk Whimsy Gradients

Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Silk
Category: Fingering

The Rainbow sets come with 6 mini skeins:
(Small): 33g/132yds per color for a total of 198g/792yds

Rainbows

Sparkles & Stripes Content: 75% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Stellina
Category: Fingering
Weight / Yardage: 100g / 438 yards

Quadruple Rainbow:

Great for a pair of socks! Work one sock from the center out, and one from the outside in for matching socks.

 

Single Rainbow:

Starts with Red in the middle, and works it way to Violet. Perfect for a scarf or shawl.

2-ply Bliss Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 20% Nylon
Category: Fingering
Weight / Yardage: 100g / 400 yards

Rainbows & Blue Skies

Rainbows & Grey Skies

Rainbows & Unicorns 

3 Color Kits Content: 80% Superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon
Yarn category: Fingering
Weight / Yardage: 150g / 650 yards

Trans Pride

Bi Pride

 

 

 Rainbow Hat Pattern Pride Rainbow Hat Pattern
Rainbow on Black
Pride Rainbow Hat

 

Written by Julie Packard — June 01, 2021

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Saturday: 11am-3pm

Also, orders placed online to be picked up in the shop may be picked up during these hours.

Thank you for visiting our site! We pride ourselves on quality yarn and supplies and fast, reasonable shipping.

Island Wools is the local yarn shop in Friday Harbor, Washington on San Juan Island in the middle of Puget Sound! We are just a relaxing ferry ride away from the mainland.

Whimsical Colors yarns are dyed in the shop by Julie. Come see our beautiful selection!