Paternayan and Colonial Yarn Colors 600-972

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Paternayan / Colonial is one of my all-time favorite yarns because it is SO versatile. It comes in 415 colors broken into gorgeous gradient ranges of 5 to 7 colors. It can be used for knit, crochet, needlepoint and felting. And – the coolest thing of all – it is a 3-ply strand that can be knit as worsted, sport or lace weight, or needlepointed on canvases from 10 to 18 mesh just by choosing one, two or three plies. If I am ever stranded on a desert island, I hope some Paternayan will float ashore!!

NOTICE: In the past year, Saco River Dyehouse, owner of the “Paternayan” name, has gone out of business. At the time Saco River bought the trademark, Colonial Needle Company bought the right to produce the same color palette on the original 3-ply wool yarn. Colonial Persian Yarn is the only existing yarn being produced now with the original Paternayan 3-ply yarn and palette. We have found it to be a wonderful replacement for Saco River’s yarn.
Of course there will be dye-lot issues on occasion, as there were with Saco River’s yarn! If you send us snippets of your yarn, we will do our best to match it, or let you know if it can’t be done. We also recommend buying enough each time to complete your project!! We accept returns of uncut hanks!
At this writing (10/1/2019), we have both yarns in stock and will automatically fill your order with the best match of available yarn. If you are opposed to one or the other dye houses, just let us know, either by emailing a note with your order, emailing floril@florilegium.com, or calling us at 816-746-6164. We want you to receive exactly what you want and will go to great lengths to make that happen. Happy Stitching!!

** TO ORDER PATERNAYAN COLOR NUMBERS 100-595 CLICK HERE.

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Description

Thank you for choosing Florilegium!  If in doubt please call us, we may have a new shipment or can help you choose your colors.

Paternayan / Colonial is a wonderful 3-ply, long-staple Persian wool suitable for needlepoint, knitting, felting, embroidery and antique rug repair. This item is sold in 1/4 lb Hanks (167 continuous yards) or by 32″ Strands (minimum 10 each color).  We are stocking all colors as they become available (100 to 972).  You can use our shopping cart or call us at 816-746-6164 (11:00 to 5:00 Tu – Sat) to place an order send an e-mail to info@florilegium.com . Thank you for choosing Florilegium!

Paternayan Yarn Photos

Paternayan / Colonial is a wonderful 3-ply, long-staple Persian wool suitable for needlepoint, knitting, felting, embroidery and antique rug repair (1/4 pound quantities are continuous). There are 418 colors in the Paternayan selection and we stock all colors in 1/4 lb hanks.  We also sell Paternayan by the strand (32″) in a minimum quantity of 10 strands per color.  We’ve included photos of the Paternayan color card to help you choose wool for your projects. Choose your colors, calculate the amount you’ll need, and then make your order. If you need assistance with any part of your order, please give us a call at 816-746-6164 or send an e-mail to info@florilegium.com .

Needlepoint: If you are using Paternayan / Colonial for a needlepoint canvas, then you will need to calculate the proper number of strands for each color. The following instructions and table (at the bottom of the page) explain how Paternayan Persian Yarn covers the various canvas sizes.

To determine how much yarn you need do the following:

Measure the number of square inches of each color used in the canvas (we usually add 10% to 20% for ends and color changes).  Measuring the various colors is the most difficult part and is easier if you use a clear template that is 1″ by 1″.  Move the 1-square inch template around the canvas determining the total square inches of each color.  Multiply the number of square inches for a color times the length of yarn needed to cover 1 square inch of canvas (from the chart below) then divide the total length of yarn by 32″ (the length of one 3 ply strand)  – this equals the number of strands you need to cover this color.  If the number of plies on the chart is less than 3, divide the number of strands by 3 and multiply that number times the number of plies used for the canvas size, from the chart below.  Finally increase the number of strands by 20%.Quantity to cover 1 square inch of canvas

Canvas

# of Plies

Length to cover 1 sq. in.

# 10

3

48″

# 12

2

38″

#14

2

42″

#18

1

25″

Additional information

Weight .25 lbs
Dimensions 10 × 2 × 2 in
Color

600, 601, 602, 603, 604, 605, 610, 611, 612, 613, 614, 615, 620, 621, 622, 623, 624, 630, 631, 632, 633, 634, 635, 640, 641, 642, 643, 644, 645, 650, 651, 652, 653, 654, 655, 660, 661, 662, 663, 664, 665, 666, 674, 675, 676, 677, 678, 679, 680, 681, 682, 683, 684, 685, 686, 687, 690, 691, 692, 693, 694, 695, 696, 697, 698, 699, 700, 701, 702, 703, 704, 705, 706, 707, 710, 711, 712, 713, 714, 715, 716, 720, 721, 722, 723, 724, 725, 726, 727, 730, 731, 732, 733, 734, 735, 740, 741, 742, 743, 744, 745, 750, 751, 752, 753, 754, 755, 756, 760, 761, 762, 763, 764, 770, 771, 772, 773, 810, 811, 812, 813, 814, 815, 830, 831, 832, 833, 834, 835, 840, 841, 842, 843, 844, 845, 846, 850, 851, 852, 853, 854, 855, 860, 861, 862, 863, 864, 865, 870, 871, 872, 873, 874, 875, 880, 881, 882, 883, 884, 885, 886, 890, 891, 892, 893, 894, 895, 900, 901, 902, 903, 904, 905, 906, 907, 910, 911, 912, 913, 914, 915, 920, 921, 922, 923, 924, 925, 930, 931, 932, 933, 934, 935, 940, 941, 942, 943, 944, 945, 946, 947, 948, 950, 951, 952, 953, 954, 955, 960, 961, 962, 963, 964, 967, 968, 969, 970, 971, 972

Size

1/4 lb Hank, 10-Strand Skein

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