Rauwerk Sport – Naturally Dyed


Rauwerk Sport is a beautiful single-flock yarn made from 100% organic Bavarian merino wool. It is beautiful lofty yarn which makes it very warm and insulating. It is also sticky and holds texture well – a great option for stranded knitting. Please note that although Rauwerk classifies this as a sport weight we have found that it grows noticeably after blocking. It is therefore easily adaptable and can work with a wide range of different gauges ranging from sport to DK projects.

The naturally dyed collection comes in 13 colourways all botanically dyed in Allgaeu, Bavaria. This yarn also comes in 6 beautiful neural colours

Founded in 2015 by Brighton dweller Christine Biedermann, Rauwerk is an ethical and eco-friendly yarn company based in Bavaria. All the fleece comes from one single organically certified flock raised near Munich. The yarn is spun just 90 km away and then dyed just 40 km away from the farm so this yarn has not travelled far. Although living in Brighton, Christine regularly travels to Munich to visit the farmers and the flock she works with. Through Rauwerk she aims to promote sustainable and ethical farming practices and to enhance the profile of Bavarian merino wool.

Weight: sport / DK

Fibre: 100% organic merino wool – non-superwash

Skein: 100 g = 300 m 

Needle size: 2.75 mm – 4.00 mm (US 2 – 6)

Spin: woollen spun

Fibre Origin: Munich in Bavaria, Germany

Processed: milled in Chiemgau & botanically dyed in Allgaeu both in Bavaria, Germany

Care: hand wash


Please note hand dyed colours can vary slightly within and between dye lots. This is what makes each skein uniquely beautiful. Please be sure to order enough yarn to complete your project to reduce the chance of differences between your skeins. To ensure random colour distribution, work from two skeins at once, alternating every few rows. At YAK we try to ensure that our photos represent colours as accurately as possible, but please be aware that these can vary depending on your computer monitor settings.

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