Formerly known as Claudia Hand Painted Fingering, Addiction is a gorgeous hand painted 100-percent merino wool fingering weight yarn dyed on a Louet base. Perfect for socks, shawls or special baby projects, this yarn knits up at 6.5-7 stitches to the inch on size 1-3 needles. Be sure to check out our store sample — a squishy, color-drenched garter stitch scarf knit in 8 different colors.

The Sow’s Ear has 15 colors of Addiction in stock:

  • Brick House, semi-solid red
  • Charlotte Verdigris, variegated blues, greens and browns
  • Citrus, semi-solid bright orange
  • Emerald Pretties, semi-solid dark blue-green
  • Faded Elegance, variegated blues, purples, browns
  • Grape Jelly, semi-solid purple
  • Graphite, semi-solid gray
  • Indian Turquoise, semi-solid turquoise blue
  • Limeade, semi-solid bright green
  • Mango, semi-solid yellow-orange
  • Mustard Custard, semi-solid yellow
  • Peony, semi-solid dark pink
  • Shimmer, semi-solid light gray
  • Tropicana, variegated yellow, orange, pink, green
  • Violet Limoges, variegated purples, pinks, greens

Virginia-based Claudia Hand Painted Yarns was founded by Claudia McLean in 2005. McLean says each skein is hand-dyed with peace, love, comfort and joy.

Addiction is put up in 50 gram hanks measuring 175 yards. $15.

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