Tips and Tricks

Is viscose natural? And what about bamboo?

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I get asked this question a lot by customers keen to avoid synthetic fibres. Is viscose natural?

The short answer is: yes, sort of. Find out more about what is involved in creating yarn from viscose or bamboo!

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How to use Rellana Regenbogen Bag Recycled

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You may have seen our new Rellana Regenbogen Bag Recycled yarn that looks so pretty in the way the yarn is presented in a plait. But how do you unwind it to work with it?

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Pilling - what causes it and what can you do about it?

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Pilling - it is so frustrating! You have spent hours knitting or crocheting and your item is perfect, and then, over time, little balls or fluffy strands of fibre appear on the surface. Why does this happen and what can you do about it?

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Weight of wool - why does a 50g ball of yarn not always weigh 50g?

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So you have bought some yarn and you suddenly realise that some of the balls or skeins are a bit lighter than it says on the label. Is this a mistake? 

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Help - I have some gorgeous yarn in my stash but is it enough?

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You may have experienced this yourself - there is that beautiful yarn that you bought at that gorgeous little yarn shop one time, and now you have a jumper in mind and you are just not sure whether it's going to be enough. What do you do?

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