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Classic Elite Yarns
  Alpaca Sox
  Chalet
  Chateau
  Firefly
  Liberty Wool
  Mesa
  Palace
  Sanibel
  Santorini
  Silky Alpaca Lace
  Vail
  Villa
Classic Elite Yarns had its origin in the late 1940s as part of an old-line textile manufacturing mill in Lowell, MA. Classic Elite was created as a marketing division of the mill and catered to hand weavers and designers. At the same time, the brand expanded beyond its original iconic mohairs to include cottons, silks, alpacas, wools and natural fiber blends. Today Classic Elite Yarns is owned, managed and staffed primarily by women, and is no longer in the manufacturing business. Instead it focuses on distributing fine handknitting yarns from numerous international mills. Classic Elite Yarns prides itself on distributing some of the best hand knitting yarns to shops all across the US and Canada. In addition to providing exemplary customer service.
Alpaca Sox

Alpaca Sox by Classic Elite Yarns is spun from a blend of alpaca, merino and nylon, designed to make a comfortable, warm fabric with durability. With its unique 2-ply construction, Alpaca Sox is twisted enough to be durable, yet relaxed enough to allow the alpaca fibers to expand a little and show their halo. The light and lofty fabric is lovely to use for socks, as well as shawls, scarves, and baby sweaters.

Chalet

Chalet is the all natural cousin to CEY's, dyed Chateau. This chunky chainette yarn provides lightness and strength simultaneously. Chalet is 70% baby alpaca and 30% bamboo viscose. The bamboo gives it the most delicate luster and drape, while the alpaca contributes an ethereal softness.

Chateau

Chateau by Classic Elite Yarns is the dyed companion to CEY's all natural Chalet. This chunky chainette yarn provides lightness and strength simultaneously. Chateau is 70% baby alpaca and 30% bamboo viscose. The bamboo gives it the most delicate luster and drape, while the alpaca contributes an ethereal softness.

Firefly

Firefly by Classic Elite Yarns is a warm-weather linen blend yarn. Its subtle, light-catching sheen gives it a distinctly feminine look. Firefly drapes beautifully at a wide range of gauges - knit loosely for elegant lace or more tightly for stockinette fabrics.

Liberty Wool
Liberty Wool from Classic Elite Yarns is a super-soft, washable wool available in an array of amazing colorful balls. Liberty Wool's moderate twist allows for great stitch definition. With all the great qualities of wool and the ease of machine washability, Liberty Wool knits at a gauge that suits many designs.
Mesa

Mesa, a soft and sumptuous 100% cotton with tone on tone kettle dyed effect, is available in coordinating sunbaked colors. Outstanding stitch definition makes Mesa perfect for cables, lace and or just plain stockinette.

Palace

Palace by Classic Elite Yarns is a stunning chunky chainette yarn with a tweed fleck. Palace is incredibly soft, while the chainette and strength simultaneously. The bamboo gives it the most delicate luster and drape, while the alpaca contributes an ethereal softness.

Sanibel

Sanibel by Classic Elite Yarns is their lovely solid worsted weight ribbon yarn - understated, feminine and chic, with a touch of shine that makes a statement for both daytime and evening wear.

Santorini

Santorini by Classic Elite Yarns is their variegated companion to Sanibel yarn. With an alluring drape, soft hand and vibrant colorways, Santorini is perfect for anyone who wants a little excitement in their warm-weather garments, wraps and scarves.

Silky Alpaca Lace

Silky Alpaca Lace by Classic Elite Yarns is a beautiful blend of alpaca and silk fibers, spun into a gossamer yarn that knits into amazing lightweight pieces. The alpaca provides warmth and a soft halo, and the silk adds a subtle sheen. When worked in lace with larger needles, this yarn makes lovely, light-as-air shawls, garments, and accessories.

Vail
Vail is the all natural cousin to CEY's, dyed Villa, This light fingering yarn was designed to be used for garments and accessories.Vail is 70% baby alpaca and 30% bamboo viscose. The bamboo gives it the most delicate luster and drape, while the alpaca contributes an ethereal softness.
Villa
Villa by Classic Elite Yarns is the dyed companion to CEY's popular MountainTop Vail – a luxurious blend of alpaca and bamboo that creates an elegant fabric and is a great transitional yarn. Villa makes beautiful lace accessories and exquisite garments.