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Check out this gorgeous vest made with Zealana yarn

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One of our customers recently purchased some Zealana Heron yarn and just sent me pictures of her work. Isn't that gorgeous? I love the cables in this short bolero shrug and the clever use of short rows for the sleeves.  Zealana Heron is a DK/worsted weight yarn spun from 80% Merino and 20% brushtail possum. 

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Pascuali Suave: A vegan yarn with cashmere feel

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Pascuali Suave is a highly unusual cotton yarn that looks and feels like cashmere. Suave is the perfect choice for vegans and people allergic to wool.

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New knit kits: Classic garments in eco yarn

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New knit kits for the eco-conscious knitter: We have added new patterns for the beautiful yet highly affordable certified ecological / organic Marks & Kattens yarn M&K Eco Ull.

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New: ggh Wollywasch. Our latest 8ply yarn.

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Have you been looking for a sporty 8ply yarn that is sturdy and hardwearing, yet soft and beautiful? Something that will work with lots of patterns, whether it's a cable knit or a jacquard pattern?

Don't look any further. We now stock ggh Wollywash

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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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