Briggs & Little Atlantic Yarn

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Briggs & Little Atlantic Yarn

Ideal 100% wool yarn for weaving and punching from Canada's oldest woolen mill, Briggs & Little.

It's great for heavy sweaters and socks, and prized by rug hookers and punchers. 

Now Located in York Mills NB, Canada, the woolen mill was started in 1857 by George Lister. In 2016, Briggs & Little celebrated 100 years of the “Little” bloodline. Currently there are three generations employed; John, Michael, and Michaels eldest son John-Michael and youngest son Carl, both of whom work at the mill.

This yarn is compatible with the Standard size Oxford Punch Needle.

Features:

  • Material: 100% Wool
  • Weaving Weight: Other (3-Ply)
  • Yarn Weight: Bulky
  • Knitting Needle:
    • US: 10
    • Metric: 6.0mm
  • Knitting Gauge: 14 - 16 sts = 4" (10 cm)
  • Crochet Hook:
    • US: J/10
    • Metric: 6.0mm
  • Physical Weight: 4.0 oz. (113g)
  • Approximate Yardage: 136 yds.
  • Sett: 6 - 8
  • Country of Origin: Canada
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Description

Briggs & Little Atlantic Yarn

Ideal 100% wool yarn for weaving and punching from Canada's oldest woolen mill, Briggs & Little.

It's great for heavy sweaters and socks, and prized by rug hookers and punchers. 

Now Located in York Mills NB, Canada, the woolen mill was started in 1857 by George Lister. In 2016, Briggs & Little celebrated 100 years of the “Little” bloodline. Currently there are three generations employed; John, Michael, and Michaels eldest son John-Michael and youngest son Carl, both of whom work at the mill.

This yarn is compatible with the Standard size Oxford Punch Needle.

Features:

  • Material: 100% Wool
  • Weaving Weight: Other (3-Ply)
  • Yarn Weight: Bulky
  • Knitting Needle:
    • US: 10
    • Metric: 6.0mm
  • Knitting Gauge: 14 - 16 sts = 4" (10 cm)
  • Crochet Hook:
    • US: J/10
    • Metric: 6.0mm
  • Physical Weight: 4.0 oz. (113g)
  • Approximate Yardage: 136 yds.
  • Sett: 6 - 8
  • Country of Origin: Canada