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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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Vegan cashmere yarn made from cotton

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Pascuali Suave is a highly unusual cotton yarn. It is a single ply cotton yarn that looks and feels like cashmere (literally!). 

Pascuali Suave is the perfect choice for vegans and people allergic to wool. Or for anyone who would love to try this amazing cotton yarn!

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Yarn of the week: ggh Lacy

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If you are looking for a yarn with a luxurious feel that is light and fabulous, then look no further: ggh Lacy  is perfect on all accounts. The winning combination of Merino and silk gives you a yarn that is soft and smooth with a silky sheen. 

We have added another beautiful pattern in this yarn for you - make sure you check it out!

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Made by you: Cardigan with Rellana Diamant

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Faye sent us this beautiful photo of her latest work - a cardigan made with Rellana Diamant.  Faye said the cardigan is beautiful to wear and easy to care for - machine washable! Thank you so much for sharing, Faye! Pro Tip: Rellana Diamant yarn is a cotton yarn blended with viscose. Viscose is a natural material made from woody fibres such as bamboo, sugar cane or soy. Viscose yarns were 'invented' in the late 1800s as artificial silk. They look beautiful but depending on how they were manufactured, these yarns can be prone to splitting. Use sharp needles for Rellana Diamant as this...

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Go organic with organic cotton yarn in 8ply

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ggh Cottonea is a gorgeous and sustainably produced cotton yarn in a beautiful colour range.  ggh Cottonea is our latest range of cotton yarns. It is 100% organic cotton, certified by Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).  ggh Cottonea is soft and smooth - ideal for baby clothes! ggh Cottonea can be used in any pattern that asks for 8ply/DK weight yarn. Check out our complete ggh Cottonea range and get your organic cotton yarn now!

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