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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: Irish Tweed with Merino and Mohair from Donegal, Ireland

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We have a new collection of utterly gorgeous Irish Tweed yarn in store: Irish Tweed is a heavy 8ply yarn spun from 70% Merino and 30% Mohair. Why not try Irish Tweed with one of our new knit kits that were specifically designed for this yarn?

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How to use Rellana Regenbogen yarn cakes

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I have had a few customers ask me about Rellana Regenbogen yarn cakes. These yarn cakes are hand-wound using a 4-stranded yarn. Have a look at two videos that show you how you can use this yarn!

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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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Yarn review: ggh Manila

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We have many beautiful yarns in stock. I enjoy the look and feel of the different yarn qualities, but to really appreciate the quality of a particular yarn it helps to actually experience working with it. I have been knitting a lace yoke top with ggh Manila, one of our gorgeous summer yarns and I just love it! Manila is a natural yarn blend made from 57% viscose, 33% cotton and 10% linen. A quick word about viscose: Viscose is derived from natural cellulose materials such as wood pulp or bamboo and is therefore a natural fibre.  It has many of the qualities of cotton, such as high breathability and...

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