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Akara Yarns

Dyed by the hands of Rose in the nearby Cookstown area, Akara Yarns features beautiful shades on timeless bases!
  • Merino Lace

    Akara Yarns Merino Lace

    Soft and squishy merino, hand-dyed works of art, excellent yardage - what's not to love? Akara Yarns Merino Lace features just shy of one thousand yards to the skein, so you have plenty of room to make the most jaw-dropping & delicate opus of your dreams! 

    100% Superwash Merino Wool

    24 - 32sts = 4" / 10cm on 2.25 - 4.00mm / US 1 - 6 needles


    980yds / 896m per 115g / 4oz skein


    Please note that every skein of hand-dyed yarn is unique. There are no dye lots, and skeins that arrive together may still be significantly different from each other. If you would like a photo of current stock, feel free to contact us and we will gladly assist you. 

  • Merino Sock

    Akara Yarns Merino Sock


    A soft 3-ply yarn that combines the durability of nylon with the softness, warmth and sheen of merino wool, Akara Yarn's Merino Sock base can be used for socks (of course) but also makes magical accessories and garments!

    80% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon

    28 - 30sts = 4" / 10cm on 2.25 - 3.25mm / US 1 - 3 needles

    1: Fingering1: Sock Blends

    420yds / 384m per 115g / 4oz skein


    20g Mini Skeins

    In the Merino Sock base we also have 20g mini skeins, perfect for projects that only require a bit of colourwork, or stretching leftovers! These have 90yds/82m each.

    Please note that every skein of hand-dyed yarn is unique. There are no dye lots, and skeins that arrive together may still be significantly different from each other. If you would like a photo of current stock, feel free to contact us and we will gladly assist you. 

  • Supersoft Fingering

    Akara Yarns Supersoft Fingering


    An incredibly soft combo of cashmere and superwash merino with just a smidge of nylon, Akara Yarn's Supersoft Fingering is for extra-special knits - shawls, accessories and garments for only the most knitworthy recipients!


    70% Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Cashmere, 10% Nylon

    28 - 30sts = 4" / 10cm on 2.25 - 3.25mm / US 1 - 3 needles

    1: Fingering1: Sock Blends

    400yds / 365m per 115g / 4oz skein


    Please note that every skein of hand-dyed yarn is unique. There are no dye lots, and skeins that arrive together may still be significantly different from each other. If you would like a photo of current stock, feel free to contact us and we will gladly assist you. 

  • Strong Sock

    Akara Yarns Strong Sock


    A sturdy 3-ply yarn that combines the durability of nylon with the longevity of BFL wool, Akara Yarn's Strong Sock base can be used for socks (of course) but also makes warm, long-lasting accessories and garments!

    80% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 20% Nylon

    28 - 30sts = 4" / 10cm on 2.25 - 3.25mm / US 1 - 3 needles

    1: Fingering1: Sock Blends

    407yds / 372m per 115g / 4oz skein


    Please note that every skein of hand-dyed yarn is unique. There are no dye lots, and skeins that arrive together may still be significantly different from each other. If you would like a photo of current stock, feel free to contact us and we will gladly assist you.