Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport - City of Roses

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Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport - City of Roses

City of Roses is an exclusive colorway designed and sold only by Angelika's Yarn Store.   Reminiscent of the tall rose bushes Angelika used to walk past on her way to work in her former location in downtown Portland.  Contact us if you need more!   We get this yarn custom dyed regularly.


Lorna's Laces is a hand-dyed yarn company that is based in Chicago. Their many solids and multis play well together in all sorts of different projects. Shepherd Sport is a 100% Superwash Merino Wool, great for easy care projects, and soft enough for little ones. A three ply yarn, it has great stitch definition and shows off cables well. A great yarn for mosaic knitting as well, the multis and solids can be paired together to make daring or subdued combinations. Shepherd Sport is also a great yarn for thicker socks, especially cozy during cold winter months. Explore the many unique colors that the Lorna's Laces line has to offer! 

Gretchen Tracy's Rainbow Mosaic Hat is a great project for this yarn, link available here: Rainbow Mosaic Hat. Image © 2016 Gretchen Tracy.


  • 100% Superwash Merino Wool
  • Weight: 70 g / 2 oz
  • Approx: 200 yds / 183 m
  • Size: [2] Sport
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  • Knitting Needle Size: US 3 - 5 / 3.25 - 3.75 mm
  • Knitting Gauge: 5.75-6.5  sts = 1"
  • Crochet Hook Size: E-4 / 3.5 mm (F-5 / 3.75 mm, G-6 / 4.0 mm, 7 / 4.5 mm)
  • Crochet Gauge: 16 - 20 sc = 4" 
  • Care: Machine Wash Cold, Lay Flat to Dry