Grand River Yarns
Briggs and Little Roving
Country Roving & carded wool

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Country Roving

100% pure wool

8 oz. 227 grams155 yards (141 m)
11 sts.=4" on 7.5 mm (US 11)
comes in 1/2 pound rolls- $

Briggs and Little Roving

This is the good substitute for the discontinued White Buffalo yarn
A 5 ply pencil roving type wool that knits to the same tension as the
yarn used for the Cowichan sweaters.

Did you know? Country Roving was used to knit the sweaters worn by the
Canadian athletes at the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Olympics.


Left column:
Natural White
Sheep's Grey (natural)
Medium Brown (natural)
Sheep's Brown (natural)
New colours: Snow White and Light grey

Right column:
Country Blue
Dark Grey
Hunter Green
New Colour: Blue Heather


The felted hand bag takes one roll and the tote takes
two if knit in a solid colour. If you want to knit with
stripes you will need to order extra rolls

The flap hat takes one roll  if knit in a solid colour.
If you want to knit with stripes you will
need to order extra rolls

Pullover with Cross-over Collar and Kangaroo Pocket

32-34,36-38,40-42, 44-46,48-50
small, med & large take 7 rolls
xl and xxl take 9 rolls
 Zippered Jacket with Hood and Pockets

32-34,36-38,40-42, 44-46,48-50
small takes 7 rolls
med , large & XL take 8 rolls
 xxl take 9 rolls

Zippered Cardigan with Collar

32-34,36-38,40-42, 44-46,48-50
small & med take  7 rolls
  large  takes 8 rolls
 XL & XXL takes 9 rolls

Patterns  $3.60


Canadian Pride 2010
Free pattern with Country roving

Sizes 38 to 40, 42-44, 46 - 48
1 roll each   of red and black for all three sizes
2 rolls each of dark grey and sheep's grey for all three sizes
Small takes 3 rolls of white,  Medium & Large take 4 rolls of white

Carded wool (loose white only)
$15.60 a pound 
$3.90 for 1/4 pound
$17.50 for 1/2 kilo
$3.50 for 100 grams

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1-888-314-1115  or email me at
<Rochelle Smith>