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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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Sock yarns now available from ggh!

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Great news for all sock knitting enthusiasts: We have added two new sock yarns from German yarn maker ggh. ggh is known for their high quality yarns, and their sock yarn range ggh Elbsox is no exception. 

ggh Elbsox are available as single colour yarn ggh Elbsox uni or as a variegated "degrade" yarn ggh Elbsox 4 flow color with a long colour run. 

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New colours available in ggh Volante

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If you are a fan of pink in all its delightful shades, you will be excited to hear that we now stock ggh Volante, our gorgeous cotton and Merino yarn blend, in three different shades of pink, from antique (001) and raspberry (021) to pink (022). 

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Take advantage of low prices for discontinued yarns

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We are retiring two yarns from our collections: Rellana Graffity and Rellana Cotton Soft in DK. Both are priced to sell, so take advantage of this special offer!

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100% natural sock yarns? - Yes!

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Classic sock yarns contain 25% nylon to give them strength and durability. Classic sock yarns have withstood the test of time, but there are also all-natural alternative sock yarn blends with wool, bamboo and cotton such as Pascuali Forest.

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