Patons/beehive Yarns

YARN
GAUGE PER 1"
US NEEDLE SIZE
SKEIN WEIGHT
YARDAGE
Patons Beehive Fingering 2 ply Patonised
8.5 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Beehive Baby Wool Patonised
8.5 sts/10 rows
2
1 oz
175
Patons Beehive 2 ply Scotch Fingering
9 sts
2

230
Patons Beehive Fingering 3 ply Patonised
8 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Baby "Sayelle"
8.5 sts/10 rows
2
1 oz
182
Patons Patwin 3 ply Patonised
8 sts/10 rows
3
1 oz
130
Patons 3 ply Patonised
8 sts
3
1 oz
140
Patons 3 ply Nylon
8 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Baby "Sayelle"
8 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Crimpset Nylon 3 ply
8 sts/10 rows
3


Violet Blend 3 Ply
8 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Super Sock and Sweater Yarn
8 sts/10 rows
0

435
Patons Beehive 3 Ply Scotch Fingering
8 sts
3
1 oz
132
Patons Diana Soaker Wool
8 sts
3

209
Patons Beehive Fingering 4 ply Patonised
7.5 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Patwin 4 ply Patonised
7.5 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Atlantic Fingering
7.5 sts/10 rows
3
1 oz
91
Patons Sterling Fingering 4 ply
7.5 sts/10 rows
3
1 oz
95
Lilac Blend 4 ply
7.5 sts/10 rows
3


Patons Beehive Angora
6.5 sts/8 rows
5


Patons Fuzzy-Wuzzy
6.5 sts/8 rows
5
1 oz
61
Patons Beehive Patwin Fingering
7 sts
4
1 oz
107
Patons Beehive Astra
6.5 sts/8.5 rows
4
1 oz
90
Patons Beehive Sparkella
6.5 sts/8.5 rows
3


Patons Beehive Double Knitting
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
4


Patons Four Seasons
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
5


Patons Excelsior Scotch Fingering 4 ply
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
4


Patons Rapido Double Knitting
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
4


Patons Husky Double Knitting
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
4

105
Patons Quickerknit Baby Wool
5 sts
7

98
Capstan Double Knitting
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
4


Patons Canadiana Knitting Worsted
5 sts/6.5 rows
6
2 oz
144
Patons Canadiana Shetland Style
5 sts/6.5 rows
6
2 oz
131
Patons Carefree Canadiana "Sayelle"
5 sts/6.5 rows
6
2 oz
134
Patons Carefree Arran
4.75 sts/6.5 rows
8


Patons Limelight Double Crepe
5.5 sts/7.5 rows
5


Patons Beehive Chanella
5 sts/6.5 rows
6
2 oz
117
Patons Beehive Loopella
5 sts/7 rows
5

126
Patons Beehive Bouclana
5 sts/7 rows
5
2 oz
140
Patons Beehive Ripleen
5 sts/7 rows
5
1 oz
69
Patons Beehive 100% Angora
4 sts
10
1/4 oz
30
Patons Beehive Superior Double Knitting
5 sts/7 rows
8
2 oz
115
Patons Beehive Caressa
4.5 sts/6 rows
7
2 oz
100
Patons Beehive Molana
3.5 sts/4.5 rows
10
1 oz
40
Patons Chieftain Speedknit
3.5 sts/4.5 rows
9
2 oz
44
Patons Beehive Craft Yarn
3.5 sts/4.5 rows
9



This chart contains information on Patons & Baldwin Yarns (probably dating from the 1930s-40s):
Weight:
Skein Size
Lady Betty; recommended for shawls and baby garments
2, 3 and 4 ply
1 oz
White Heather Zephyr Wool; Soft and fleecy thread of single or double thickness
4, 8 ply
1 oz
Beehive Real Eider Wool; bright, crisp quality specially adapted for shawls
2 ply
1 oz or 1/2 oz
Beehive Shetland Floss; Light coats, sweaters or other outdoor or indoor wear for women and children
2 ply
1 oz
Azalea Floss; An intimate mixture of wool and Art. Silk (rayon), pleasant touch and beautiful sheen
2 ply
1 oz
Ivorine; for shawls and babies' garments, this speciality contains a Lustre thread and is more suitable for dainty outer
garments than for wearing next to the skin
2 ply
1 oz
Beehive Silversheen: This speciality, the most sparkling material available for shawls and babies' sthings, is of about the
same thickness as 3 ply Scotch Fingering,  It washes well and is excellent for Ladies' Underwear

3/4 oz
Eyebright Fleecy: Of similar brilliancy to that of the Silversheen, but much thicker in the thread, this yarn is particularly
suitable for Cot and Pram Covers, heavy shawls or substantial garments for Infant's wear
4 ply
1 oz
Kingfisher Lustre Wool: A brilliant thread, composed of Wool and Art. Silk (rayon) and preserving the sheen of the latter
with the warmth and elasticity of the Wool. 
3 or 4 ply
1 oz or 2 oz
Teazle Wool: This material, in fabric, lends itself to the process of "brushing", or raising, by which its surface is given a
 glossy, fur-like nap such as is specially suitable for Babies' Bonnets and Coats, Ladies' Hats, Tam O'Shanters and Scarfs
2 ply
4 oz
Beehive Jumper Wool: In thickness between Double Knitting and Shetland Floss, this yarn is suitable for outdoor garments
 of medium weight
3 ply
2 oz
Beehive Camelaine: This is a specially soft material, very warm in wear.  Excellent for gloves, socks and scarfs
6 ply
2 oz
Coral Wool: A pearly thread for the crocheting of shawls and babies' booties


Ice Wool: A lustrous Mohair thread for Head-Wraps and Crocheted Shawls


Feather Wool and Astrakhan Wool: Glossy looped materials for reproducing in inexpensive form the effect of the costly
Astrakhan Fur


Eskimo Wool: A soft Fluffy thread of similar type to rabbit wool


Turkey Rug Wool: Yarn of the Smyrna type, for rug making

4 oz