Briggs & Little

Briggs & Little - Tuffy

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A true "country yarn" produced and delivered directly from the spinning mill located in New Brunswick since 1916.

Briggs & Little's Tuffy is a Canadian yarn perfect to knit slippers and other accessories to protect you from the cold and snow.

Made of 80% wool, Tuffy also contains 20% nylon so you will get the warmth of wool with the durability of nylon.

  • Composition: 80% yarn 20% nylon.
  • Weight / yardage: 4 oz (113 g) = approx. 215 yds (196 meters)
  • Recommended needle size: US#8 / 5 mm
  • Gauge: 17m = 10 cm

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FREE SLIPPER PATTERNS

FREE - Slippers knitting pattern
FREE slippers patterns to knit with Briggs & Little

CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO DOWNLOAD SLIPPER PATTERNS TO KNIT WITH BRIGGS & LITTLE:

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ABOUT BRIGGS & LITTLE 🍁

Briggs & Little Woolen Mills Ltd. is a yarn mill located in York Mills, NB, Canada. To date, the yarn mill has been in operation for 161 years!

The mill has been burned down 4 times and has been rebuilt each time. The most recent fire was in 1994.

The first colors other than white, grey and black were introduced in the 1940's, along with Scarlet, Royal Blue and Paddy Green.

Ward Little has worked in this mill for over 60 years and currently three generations of the Little family are working in the spinning mill.

Customer Reviews

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Tamara Hecko
Great yarn!

Really great yarn for socks that wear well! Also, I got yarn quickly, thank you!

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Susan Daniel
Briggs and Little Tuffy

Love this Canadian yarn for hat and mitten patterns in all three Saltwater books.

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Martha Laviolette
Strong, beautiful yarn

This is the perfect yarn for the hooded sweater I am knitting for my husband. The colors are gorgeous and unique. Overall, love this yarn.

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Margaret Hanson
Great Yarn!

I like this yarn a lot. It works for thick socks as it has 20% nylon. It feels very natural with a few bits of hay in it, not super commercial.