American List: Yarn & Supplies

This is a continuously growing list of yarn made from American-sourced fiber. Know another company that should be on this list? Contact me.

Yarn:

Brooklyn Tweed – Spun in New Hampshire from Wyoming wool.

Brown Sheep – Based in Nebraska, this company purchases all of their wool from US suppliers, mostly from growers in northern Colorado. They import mohair from South Africa. This is a popular brand of yarn at local yarn stores (LYS).

Dream in Color Yarn – Based in Illinois, this company is owned by two women who are self-proclaimed lovers of color, which is apparent when you see how many color options they have for their yarns. Two yarns by this brand are 100% American made – It’s Native and Calm. The rest of their yarns contain domestic fiber 75% of the time. All of their yarns are processed and spun in the US, except for yarns containing cashmere (which are still processed in North America).

Imperial Yarn – This company’s wool comes from a 30,000 acre ranch in Oregon. They also use American-sourced alpaca and cotton. The ranch is dedicated to using sustainable land-management practices.

Lily’s Sugar’n Cream – You can find this cotton yarn at any big box retailer for very reasonable prices. I was pleasantly surprised to learn that they use USA grown cotton.

Lion Brand Pure Wool – Lion Brand offers a variety of yarns spun in the US, but this is the only yarn that I could find that claims to be made with American sourced fibers. Lion Brand yarn is found at the big box stores, although I’ve never seen this Pure Wool there. You can buy it from their website.

Green Sheep Shop – This isn’t a yarn company, but an online yarn store featuring a great American-sourced section. I found some of the other online stores difficult to navigate when it came to searching for American-sourced yarn, but this website makes it very easy.

Mountain Meadow Wool –  Based in Wyoming, yarn from this company is 100% American Made. If you purchase yarn from this company, visit their website to track your yarn back to its original source at the ranch. This company is committed to using green technology and natural dyes.

Quince & Co. –  Based in Maine, this company offers wool yarn that is spun and sourced in the US. Their blended yarns feature high-quality fibers sourced from other countries. This company also puts out some of my favorite patterns!

Supplies:

Chicken Boots – Accessories and storage supplies for knitters and crocheters. Everything is made in Chico, CA.

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