King Cole

King Cole has always been a family business, driven by strong traditional values and a dedication to their chosen industry. Established in 1935, King Cole continues to innovate in yarn production, pattern designs, and colour choices.

  • Baby Glitz DK

    King Cole Baby Glitz DK


    Add a bit of sparkle to baby garments with King Cole Baby Glitz DK. 

    97% Acrylic, 3% Polyester

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    317yds / 290m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Big Value Baby DK

    King Cole Big Value Baby DK


    A fabulous value baby yarn, King Cole Big Value Baby DK is available in a range of pastels, brights and classic shades for every baby knit!  Perfect for babies with wool allergies, this is 100% acrylic and machine washable.

    100% Acrylic

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    317yds / 290m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Big Value Poplar Chunky

    King Cole Poplar Chunky


    A mixture/melange effect yarn ideal for garments, accessories and homeware that should knit to any chunky weight pattern. Machine washable and dryable.


    100% Premium Acrylic

    14sts = 4" / 10cm on 6.0mm / US 10 needles

    5: Bulky

    164yds / 150m per 100g / 3.5oz ball

  • Cherish DK

    King Cole Cherish DK


    A lovely self-patterning yarn in an anti-pilling acrylic. In a variety of sweet colours for cherished little ones.

    100% Anti-Pilling Acrylic

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    273yds / 250m per 100g / 3.5oz


  • Cuddles Chunky

    King Cole Cuddles Chunky 


    Super soft fluffy textured yarn that knits as chunky weight, perfect for baby wear and cuddly toys, available in a range of pastel shades.

    100% Polyester

    14sts = 4" / 10cm on 6.0mm / US 10 needles

    5: Bulky

    137yds / 125m per 50g / 1.75oz

  • Drifter Baby DK

    King Cole Drifter Baby DK


    Knit gorgeous fair-isle style baby clothes without the hassle with King Cole Drifter for Baby DK yarn. This blend of acrylic, cotton and wool knits up in cheerful self-patterning colourways.

    69% Acrylic, 25% Cotton, 6% Wool

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    328yds / 300m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Drifter Chunky

    King Cole Drifter Chunky


    Drifter Chunky is a super soft blend of Cotton, Wool & Acrylic, available in 10 variegated subtle shades that knit up to produce a fabulous striped and Fair Isle effect.

    69% Acrylic, 25% Cotton, 6% Wool

    14sts = 4" / 10cm on 6.0mm / US 10 needles

    5: Bulky

    170yds / 156m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Drifter DK

    King Cole Drifter DK


    This self-striping yarn with a subtle jacquard pattern is soft, washable, and absolutely addictive!

    69% Acrylic, 25% Cotton, 6% Wool

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    328yds / 300m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Fashion Aran

    King Cole Fashion Aran


    A soft and extremely wearable wool-blend Aran yarn, available in solid and tweed-effect shades.

    70% Acrylic, 30% Wool

    18sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.5 - 5.0mm / US 7 - 8 needles

    4: Aran

    220yds / 200m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Fashion Aran Combo

    King Cole Fashion Aran Combo


    A fantastic addition to the popular Fashion Aran range, Fashion Aran Combo is 30% Wool & 70% Premium Acrylic available in 8 beautiful marl effect shades.

    70% Acrylic, 30% Wool

    18sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.5 - 5.0mm / US 7 - 8 needles

    4: Aran

    220yds / 200m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Finesse DK

    King Cole Finesse


    A host of contemporary colours for the spring and summer months. Finesse's composition of 78% Cotton, 22% Silk results in a soft silky feel with gorgeous drape. We love the beautiful texture of this yarn~!

    77% Cotton, 23% Silk

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    131yds / 120m per 50g / 1.75oz

  • Galaxy DK

    King Cole Galaxy DK


    A soft and wearable yarn that adds bling to your wardrobe, perfect for evening and party outfits.

    65% Acrylic, 31% Wool, 4% Soft Payette

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 3.75 - 4.0mm / US 5 - 6 needles

    3: DK

    191yds / 175m per 50g / 1.75oz

  • Luxe Fur

    King Cole Luxury Fur


    Gorgeous fur yarn, perfect for teddies and adding soft trim to cardigans and sweaters. Please note that the latest version of this yarn - the new label - is called Luxury Fur and is silkier and shinier than the previous incarnation, Luxe Fur. We have included what we have left of the Luxe Fur on this page while it lasts, with the name Luxe Fur.


    New Label:

    90% Nylon, 10% Polyester

    18 - 25sts = 4" / 10cm on 5.0mm / US 8 needle

    4: Aran

    100yds / 92m per 100g / 3.5oz 


    Old Label:

    100% Nylon

    18 - 25sts = 4" / 10cm on 5.0mm / US 8 needle

    4: Aran

    120yds / 110m per 100g / 3.5oz 

  • Melody DK

    King Cole Melody DK


    Melody DK is a gorgeously soft yarn excellent for light spring or baby patterns in any standard DK. With varying shades in delicate pastels, this yarn will add a touch of grace to any design.

    100% Acrylic

    22sts = 4' / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    309yds / 282m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Panache DK

    King Cole Panache DK


    Panache DK is a 50/50 blend of wool and acrylic that is soft to the touch and wonderfully smooth against the skin. 

    50% Acrylic, 50% Wool

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    341yds / 312m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Shine DK

    Shine DK

    A collection of beautiful self-striping colours twisted with a ply of metallic shimmer. King Cole's Shine DK combines great yardage, washable premium acrylic, and painterly, shifting colours for a yarn that will impress in even the most plain projects. "You knit that?!" Your non-knitting friends will say, "No way!"

    97% Premium Acrylic, 3% Polyester

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    310yds / 282m per 100g / 3.5oz

    Please keep in mind that a yarn being self-striping does not mean that there will be no joins in the ball - as with any yarn there may be 'knots', and these joins may not adhere to the self-striping pattern.

  • Smarty DK

    King Cole Smarty DK


    Available in a range of pastel shades this wonderful baby yarn features a colourful spot pattern, perfect for both little boys and girls.

    100% Acrylic

    22sts = 4" / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    317yds / 290m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Sprite DK

    King Cole Sprite DK


    Sprite DK is an acrylic yarn that is great for light-weight garments & accessories for all ages. This double knitting weight yarn comes in lots of great self-striping colours.

    100% Acrylic

    22sts = 4' / 10cm on 4.0mm / US 6 needles

    3: DK

    328yds / 300m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Stormy Big Value Super Chunky

    King Cole Stormy Big Value Super Chunky


    A thick yarn with a marled/tweed-y effect, perfect for super quick projects that need to be machine washable! 


    100% Premium Acrylic

    10sts = 4" / 10cm on 10mm / US 15 needles

    6: Super Bulky

    88yds / 81m per 100g / 3.5oz

  • Tinsel Chunky

    King Cole Tinsel Chunky


    A true sparkle of festivity, use this glittery yarn for accessories such as scarves, Christmas decorations and much more.

    75% Polyester, 25% Lurex

    14sts = 4" / 10cm on 6.0mm / US 10 needles

    5: Bulky

    79yds / 72m per 50g / 1.75oz

  • Yummy

    King Cole Yummy


    Amazingly soft and plush, perfect for baby blankets, garments, and accessories. 

    100% Polyester

    10sts = 4" / 10cm on 6.0mm / US 10 needles

    5: Bulky

    131yds / 120m per 100g / 3.5oz


  • ZigZag Sock

    King Cole ZigZag


    This machine washable and hard wearing 4Ply yarn is perfect for socks.

    75% Superwash Wool, 25% Nylon

    28sts = 4" / 10cm on 3.25mm / US 3 needles

    1: Fingering, 1: Sock Blends

    459yds / 420m per 100g / 3.5oz