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Astraea is three-ply, fingering weight superwash merino, cashmere, and subtly sparkling silver stellina.

Each skein is 3.98 ounces (110g) and 400 yards (365m) and knits at approximately 18-32 stitches over 4 inches.

In ancient Greek mythology, Astraea is the daughter of Astreaus and Eos. She is the virgin goddess of innocence and purity, and is always associated with the goddess of justice. Zeus set her among the stars as the constellation Virgo.
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Astraea ~ Muscaris


A beautifully rich purple, reminiscent of Muscaris, or Grape Hyacinths. Tonal solid.

80% Merino / 10% Cashmere / 10% Stellina Silver Fingering Weight.

The silver stellina creates a very subtle shimmer in the yarn, as it takes on some of the color of most dyes, creating a subtle shiny detail rather than highly contrasting glitz.

Sold by the skein. Each skein is 3.98 ounces (113g) and approx. 400 (365m) and knits at approximately 18-32 stitches over 4 inches.

Price: $36.00
7 in stock!
Astraea ~ Red Velvet

Rich, deep, velvety red. Tonal solid.

80% Merino / 10% Cashmere / 10% Stellina Silver Fingering Weight.

The silver stellina creates a very subtle shimmer in the yarn, as it takes on some of the color of most dyes, creating a subtle shiny detail rather than highly contrasting glitz.

Sold by the skein. Each skein is 3.98 ounces (113g) and approx. 400 (365m) and knits at approximately 18-32 stitches over 4 inches.

Price: $36.00
6 in stock!
Astraea ~ Retro


A fresh, modern translation of the acidy-yellow-green of the 60's and 70's, this is a fabulous neutral color on its own or mixed with other colors as a fabulous pop in contrast colorwork projects. Tonal solid.

80% Merino / 10% Cashmere / 10% Stellina Silver Fingering Weight.

The silver stellina creates a very subtle shimmer in the yarn, as it takes on some of the color of most dyes, creating a subtle shiny detail rather than highly contrasting glitz.

Sold by the skein. Each skein is 3.98 ounces (113g) and approx. 400 (365m) and knits at approximately 18-32 stitches over 4 inches.

Price: $36.00
1 in stock!
Ball Winding Fee


Have your yarn wound into center-pull balls for you!

Ball winding is only available if it is added to your order, at the time your order is placed, for the number of skeins you'd like wound. Please add this option to your shopping cart before checking out, as outlined below. Thank you!

The fee is per skein. Please add the appropriate number to your order as follows:

If you would like your entire order wound, please add the number of ball winding fees equal to the total number of skeins in your order.

If you only want certain yarns wound, please note which yarns in the "Comments" section of your order.

Please note that yarns which have been wound into balls cannot be returned. Thank you!

Price: $2.00
485 in stock!