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Medium Weight Churro Yarn

 

This yarn is great for weaving, knitting, crocheting, rug hooking and just about anything else you can think of! We have seen this yarn used successfully for everything from tapestries, blankets, rugs and wall hangings to sweaters, slippers, mittens and scarves.

It comes in 5 naturals and 29 hand-dyed colors (The Churro Club has voted in 6 new colors!). Click here for a Sample Card.

Links from the video: Navajo-Churro Sheep Association and Maureen O'Doogan

Churro sheep were the original sheep brought to the New World by Columbus on his second voyage. The king of Spain would not allow the Merino sheep to be taken from the country, so Churros, with their coarser wool, were brought. It is this wool that was used for the prized handspun Navajo and Rio Grande blankets of the 19th century. Many wool growers are striving to bring back the breed, now officially named "Navajo-Churro."

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