News — environment

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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Vegan substitutes for popular fibres

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Are you a vegan looking for quality yarns? Or maybe you are allergic to animal fibres and want a natural plant based alternative to high end yarns such as cashmere, Mohair and silk? Check out these beautiful yarns that are perfect for knitting and crochet!

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Attention Hand-Dyers! Lace-weight Baby Merino yarn

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We have just received our first shipment of undyed, mulesing free 2ply Pascuali Merino Baby Lace yarn in natural wool white.

Pascuali Merino Baby Lace is a beautiful soft natural product from 100% Merino wool. Light yet warm - the perfect yarn for a large range of projects, from baby items to light jumpers, shawls and much more!

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Comeback for a natural fibre with a long history: nettle for knitting!

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What is nettle? Nettle fibres have a long tradition in the textile industry that reaches back into ancient times. 

Nettle has been used for millennia to make cords and ropes or weave them into cloth but was gradually forgotten when cotton and later acrylic fibres took over.

And now we are pleased to be able to offer you nettle as a knitting yarn! Pascuali Nepal, is a gorgeous blend of 60% cotton, 28% linen and 12% nettle. 

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Yarns you have to try: Pascuali Filati Bayak

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Let me introduce you to Pascuali's Bayak. Bayak is a luxurious yarn that can be worn all year round. The soft Tibetan yak blends perfectly with beautiful bamboo, which gives the yarn a special sheen. Interested in finding out more?

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