Leo and Roxy Yarn Co.
~ The pride & passion of a couple of Canadian indie-dyers ~

Our Bases

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~our bases~

 
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80/20 Sock

80% Superwash Merino / 20% Nylon / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 384 metres (420 yards)
24-32 sts/10 cm (4") on 2.0-3.25 mm (US0-3)

This lofty 3-ply fingering yarn is a favourite of ours!  Super soft with just enough nylon to make it perfect for socks but it's equally perfect for lightweight sweaters and shawls.  It takes dye beautifully resulting in vivid results. 


80/20 BFL Sock

80% Superwash Blue-Faced Leicester / 20% Nylon / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 384 metres (420 yards)
24-32 sts/10 cm (4") on 2.0-3.25 mm (US 0-3)

This 3-ply fingering yarn is soft with a little bit of a halo.   It makes durable socks and garments.


Merino Single

100% Superwash Merino / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 396 metres (434 yards)
26 sts/10 cm (4") on 3.0 mm (US -)

This single-ply merino fingering yarn is all the rage!  Buttery-soft goodness for sweaters, shawls and accessories.  We do not recommend this base for socks.


MCN Sock

80% Superwash Merino / 10% Cashmere / 10% Nylon / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 384 metres (420 yards)
24-32 sts/10 cm (4") on 2.0-3.25 mm (US 0-3)

This 3-ply merino/cashmere blend is squishy and soft for next-to-skin wear, with a little bit of nylon that provides extra durability. This versatile yarn is suitable for everything from shawls to hats to socks.


MCS Sport

75% Superwash Merino /15% Cashmere / 10% Silk / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 256 meters (280 yards)  22-25 sts/10 cm (4") on 3.00-4.50 mm (US 2-4)

This 3-ply merino/cashmere/silk sport weight blend is squishy and soft for next-to-skin wear. This yarn is a luxurious choice for sweaters, shawls and accessories.


100% Superwash Merino / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 256 metres (280 yards)
22-25 sts/10 cm (4") on 3.00-4.00 mm (US 2-4)

This 3-ply merino sport weight is . This versatile yarn is suitable for everything from shawls to hats to socks.

Merino Sport


100% Superwash 17 micron Merino / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 256 metres (280 yards)
22-24sts/10 cm (4") on 3.00-4.5mm (US 2-4)

You won't believe how squishy, springy and soft this base is!  For the ultimate indulgence, choose this base for your next shawl or sweater.

merino DK


100% Superwash 17 micron Merino / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 192 metres (210 yards)
18-20 sts/10 cm (4") on 4.0-5.5 mm (US 2-4)

You won't believe how squishy, springy and soft this base is!  For the ultimate indulgence, choose this base for your next shawl or sweater.

merino
worsted


Super Bulky

 

100% Superwash 17 micron Merino / 100% Good Vibes
Weight and yardage varies slightly from skein to skein on this product. Check your label for measurements.
8-10 sts/10 cm (4") on 9.0-15.0 mm (US 13-19)

This amazingly squishy super bulky yarn is soft and fun! It knits up quickly and is perfect for accessories like hats, scarves, and cowls.


Mohair/silk

 

42% Mohair/25% Silk / 100% Good Vibes
50 grams (1.76 oz.), 384 metres (420 yards)
3.25-5.0 mm (US 3-8)

This luxuriously soft and lofty yarn is one of our new favourites! The silk content makes this super soft and its fuzzy halo makes for beautifully airy shawls or wraps. Alternatively, you can hold this double with other yarns to make a more substantial fabric with the same amazing halo.


MCS Sock

 

75% Superwash Merino /15% Cashmere / 10% Silk / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 384 meters (420 yards) 
28 sts/10 cm (4") on 2.25-3.50 mm (US 1-4)

This 3-ply merino/cashmere/silk sport weight blend is squishy and soft for next-to-skin wear. This yarn is a luxurious choice for sweaters, shawls and accessories.


75/25 Sock

 

75% Superwash Merino / 25% Nylon / 100% Good Vibes
100 grams (3.5 oz.), 384 metres (420 yards)
24-32 sts/10 cm (4") on 2.0-3.25 mm (US0-3)

This lofty 3-ply fingering yarn is a favourite of ours!  Super soft with just enough nylon to make it perfect for socks but it's equally perfect for lightweight sweaters and shawls.  It takes dye beautifully resulting in vivid results. 


Worsted

 

100% Superwash Merino / 100% Good Vibes
113 grams (4 oz.), 192 metres (210 yards)
18-20 sts/10 cm (4") on 4.0-5.5 mm (US 2-4)

You won't believe how squishy, springy and soft this base is!  For the ultimate indulgence, choose this base for your next shawl or sweater.