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Knitting socks

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I have been busy knitting socks with Flotte Socke Kolibri yarn - a beautiful 3-4 ply yarn that knits up quickly even on 2.5mm needles. The colour I am using is 'Rainbow' - but there are also other colours available, such as orange-mustard-lilac and blue-lilac.  Knitting socks is the perfect project for the school holidays when you may travel a bit here and there and can't always take a major knitting project with you. But a ball of Flotte Socke and a set of double pointed knitting needles fit nicely into any handbag and can be pulled out whenever there is an idle moment. I am...

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Tencel vs linen yarn - which yarn is more sustainable?

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With the increasing interest in natural plant-based fibres and a growing consciousness of the impact of yarn production on the environment, it is worth looking beyond traditional plant fibres such as linen and cotton. 

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Can't travel? Bring the colours of Scotland home to you!

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Covid has stopped us all from travelling, but that doesn't mean you have to miss out on the beauty of the Scottish Highlands! You can now bring the colours of Scotland home to Australia with Kate Davies' beautiful Aran yarn Àrd Thìr

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Customer photos: Flotte Socke Christmas 2020

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I am so excited to be able to share with you the photos that some of our lovely customers sent in. Flotte Socke Christmas 2020 is proving to be a real winner.  A big thank you to Gail, Kirsten and Olga for sharing their work! We still have small amount of Flotte Socke Christmas Metallic left in stock - get yours now as we will not be able to get more in once this is gone. Flotte Socke Christmas Classic is due back in store early November. Leave your email address in the notification box if you are interested - you will get an email as soon as...

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For crochet fans: New Bulky Recycled Cotton Yarn

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New arrival: Gorgeous new bulky (approx 12ply) crochet yarn for bags, rugs and much more. 11 exciting colour combinations!

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