Commercial Worsted Weight Hand dyed

Natural Dye Cochineal Verigated Mauve
Cochineal is a natural dye made from the dried bodies of insects that live in the north and south of Central America but has been imported and raised allover the world. Sourced from heritage and indigenous producers in Mexico, Peru and Spain. Processing cochineal can yield carmine and together with madder produced the most sought-after Red used to dye Bayeta. Like madder altering the mordant and PH many shades can be created and are unique to that lot of dyed fibers.

Approx. 190 Yds, 4.0 Oz
semi Worsted spun singles
700 to 600 Yds a pound.

In stock

Artist's Suggested price: $25.00

Break Even price: $20.00


All yarns are commercial mill spun in a semi Worsted fashion and approximate to Worsted weight yarns at 700 YDs a pound. They are a compromise between uniformity and my artistic expression and is never ment to be perfect. I also made carefull efforts to minimise dye bleeding and shrinking by steaming with multiple raises. All the fiber is gernally long staple Domesticand imported Merino wools.

Name your price gives Patrons an extra option to support my art during the COVID-19 Pandemic as my travel and general income has been affected. Each yarn can be purchased from $20 to $40s. Thank You – Zefren-M

HANDMADE DISCLAIMER The product(s) you receive might vary slightly from the product picture due to the nature of your product(s) being 100% handmade. Please understand that all Zefren-m products are handmade, and handmade items, by nature, have imperfections. Although I am thorough, there are inconsistencies based on the creative nature, each item will look a little different from the next and expect small areas of variegation or darkening or lightening of color, they are normal.

Additional information

Class of Dye

Acid Dye, Natural Dye, Indigo, Cochineal, Mixed


Seal Brown, Turkey Red, Jade Green, Rose, Childeyeesi Yellow, Medium, Multi, Madder Grey-Lavender


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