River Washed


  • $5.25

Only 14 left!

Blend             78% Cotton 22% Acrylic
Ball Weight    50g
Yarn Weight   Sport
Length           130m
Needle Size   3mm

This unique Scheepjes quality is comparable to Stone Washed, though River Washed is made from a painted inner thread that is surrounded by a differently coloured net, resulting in a uniquely expressive yarn. River Washed gives all projects a tough and contemporary look and can be combined perfectly with Stone Washed.

River Washed is available in 22 colours. The yarns carry the names of rivers. The 8 newest colours (955-962) with a gorgeous mustard-yellow colour-base are the perfect complement to the existing colour palette of River Washed and Stone Washed.

Customer Reviews

Based on 11 reviews
Liza Panganiban
Stunning colours but...

I love how vivid and multi-dimensional the colours are. (I have Narmada and Steenbras). I haven't had any problems with splitting and I love the texture of my crochet project. But to keep it real, I did experience several knots and uneven yarn width. The yarn will suddenly narrow for 2-3cm and then resume its normal width, this is especially true for the Steenbras. I cut the yarn and magic knot it before I resumed my crocheting. I will tolerate these issues (but knock a star for the issues I had) for now as I'm incredibly enchanted by the unique colours and will probably continue to order/use them for other projects.


This is my second time using River Washed/Stone Washed in a project, and it is fast becoming one of my favourite yarns to work with. Superior stitch definition, and such a great range of colours! I love that I am able to support a small business in Canada!

Cheryl Francis
I can't wait to make something with this yarn!

I haven't started using my Scheepjes River Washed yarn yet, but I do love the depth of colour it has. I was especially excited to be able to get my order from a small business in my old home province of Saskatchewan. Impressive!

Anne Turner

Great yarn, great service

Great service!

Next order on the way!

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