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Jewel tones Autumn sock yarn | superwash hand dyed sock yarn | “Autumn Harvest”

Get your cosy season mojo going with this jewel toned, Autumn sock yarn.

  • Sock/Fingering weight yarn, 2-ply
  • 100g skein
  • Harmonia Sock yarn base: 75% superwash (non-felting) merino wool, 25% bio-nylon
  • 350 meters / 382 yards
  • 18-24 WPI
  • Needle size: 3.25mm-3.75mm, crochet hooks UK 10, US D/3


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Whether it’s the cosy season or not, you can’t go wrong with an Autumn sock yarn. There’s something about jewel tones that just make me weak in the knees. I mean, just look at those sultry purples, violets and deep reds paired with moody teals and forest greens. I can hear my needles clicking and my tea brewing next to me already…

I dyed Autumn Harvest in my Harmonia base, an absolutely gorgeous superwash merino and bio-nylon (75/25) sock yarn. It’s a softly plied yarn, which makes it gloriously squishy soft whilst still retaining all its sturdiness. I’d consider this a heavy fingering weight yarn.

Sock or fingering weight yarn with nylon is perfect for socks, or jumpers/sweaters. The colour progression in Autumn Harvest is different in each strand of yarn, keeping each row of your knitting or crocheting engaging.

What is bio-nylon exactly?

Glad you asked! Allow me to explain about nylon in broader terms first.

Nylon is an artificial fibre that’s added to certain yarns in order to make them sturdier and better withstand prolonged use. Think hand knit socks: you definitely want those to keep on warming your feet for many years, despite living inside shoes, right?
Nylon adds structure to some of the softer, shorter stapled (that’s fibre length) wools such as merino, so they last longer.

However, regular nylon is not as sustainable as wool. Like most man-made fibres, it’s not readily biodegradable. 
In my pursuit of an eco-friendly alternative, I found the Amni Soul Eco ® nylon, which has many advantages over regular nylon:

  • it degrades 10x faster than regular nylon
  • the water used to process this fibre is recycled
  • Oeko-Tex® certified (making it safe on the skin for both adults and children)
I’m in love with this soft, flow-y yarn base and I believe once you’ve tried it, you will be, too!

About hand dyed colourways

Because designer indie-dyed yarns are created in small batches, differences are to be expected between them (and often even in the same batch). Because of this, I advise you buy as many skeins as needed for your project and alternate them to avoid pooling and colour mismatches. Find out more in our Fibre Bases and Info page.

Whether you’re talking about this Autumn sock yarn or another colourway, I am also happy to custom dye lot of yarn to suit your needs, simply contact me on [email protected] and let’s talk!

A disclaimer on colour

I’ve done my best to showcase the true colours of my lovely yarns. However, your monitor settings might differ from mine.

Additional information

Weight0.100 kg
Dimensions3500 cm

blue green, Red Brown, teal green, Blue, Green, Red, Red Violet, Violet

Fibre Content

Superwash Merino/bio-nylon 75/25

Yarn Base

Harmonia Sock – superwash merino/bio-nylon 75/25 Fingering weight


  • Keep yarn in a dry room away from direct sunlight. Airtight boxes are recommended. Don’t place anything heavy on top of the skein to avoid squishing it.
  • I recommend adding lavender sachets to the storage container for pest prevention.
  • Hand wash your finished product separately using wool-specific detergents, dry flat. Hand dyed fibres may bleed a little in the first couple of washes.


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Your new skeins will be carefully wrapped in a paper bag and shipped in a fully compostable mailing bag.  

UK shipping is £4 flat rate.

International shipping is £6 flat rate.

Find out more in the delivery and returns section. 

(If you are outside of the UK, I might put your yarn in a vacuum sealed bag to save you shipping costs. Don’t worry, this doesn’t damage the fibre in any way!)

Your best crafting is my goal

I want you to absolutely love your knitting and crochet. I care whether that fab cardigan or pair of socks come to life. Your knitting and crochet needs to be everything you ever dreamed of and I want to help you get there. My yarns,  project bags and stitch markers are all created with your best crafting life in mind.

Hello there, I’m Eleanor and my goal in life is to be a part of your lovely hand crafting journey by dyeing the most fun yarns for your enjoyment.

I’ll do all of this without compromising on quality or my eco values: I source my wool from ethical, local suppliers and I hand dye my fibre using the most planet-friendly techniques at my disposal.

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