News — yarn qualities

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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Hand-dyers: We now stock undyed Bluefaced Leicester and Silk yarns!

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I am so excited to let you know that we just had a shipment of Bluefaced Leicester yarns for hand-dyeing. This yarn is gorgeous! Available in 4 and 8ply. 

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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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