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Technical & Special Yarns

 banded fringe 1.8nm/8mm banded fringe 1.8nm/8mm
£0.25 - £6.25 UK tax incl.
£5.21 UK tax excl.
21 in stock
70% cotton/30% nylon Black/Ecru Can be washed gently at 30°C
antara antara
£0.35 - £11.25 UK tax incl.
£4.58 UK tax excl.
26 in stock
50% polyurethane, 38% cotton, 12% polyamide. A flat yarn with the look of leather 5nm 5,000 m/kg / 1,700yds/lb 6wpcm / 15 wpi 10gms - 50m 25gms - 115m Useful things to know about this yarn; The core consists of a thin nylon/polyamide thread which is wound with cotton and polyurethane. The yarn is then heat pressed so that the polyurethane is melted. This results in a flat yarn with an uneven edge…
astro 12.5nm astro 12.5nm
£2.75 - £3.50 UK tax incl.
£2.29 UK tax excl.
56 in stock
86% celllulose acetate, 8% metalised polyester, 6% nylon
corneta mx corneta mx
£0.33 - £5.25 UK tax incl.
£4.38 UK tax excl.
36 in stock
cotton flat 2.2nm/3mm cotton flat 2.2nm/3mm
£0.19 - £6.75 UK tax incl.
£5.62 UK tax excl.
37 in stock
2,200m/kg / 1,090yds/lb 3wpcm / 8wpi 25gms - 46m
cotton flat 7.5nm/1mm cotton flat 7.5nm/1mm
£0.31 - £9.50 UK tax incl.
£7.92 UK tax excl.
19 in stock
7,500m/kg / 3,720yds/lb
cotton round 7nm cotton round 7nm
£0.17 - £5.75 UK tax incl.
£4.79 UK tax excl.
21 in stock
cotton/latex fine 150m cotton/latex fine 150m
£6.50 UK tax incl.
£5.42 UK tax excl.
1 in stock
eyelash gentle touch eyelash gentle touch
£0.07 - £3.75 UK tax incl.
£3.12 UK tax excl.
43 in stock
Eyelashes are circa 2.5cm/1" long so will appreciate enough space in your textile to show off. Knitters can treat this yarn as a 4ply size. 100% microfibre nylon Each colour weighs a little differntly to its siblings, so the length for 25g varies as follows; Nude 58m Navy 60m Charcoal 65m Jet 70m White 85m
firefly firefly
£0.50 - £7.50 UK tax incl.
£6.25 UK tax excl.
14 in stock
glitter glow in the dark 5nm 5,000m/kg / 2,480yds/lb 13 wpcm / 33 wpi 10gms - 50m
glassino black glassino black
£5.25 - £10.75 UK tax incl.
£4.38 UK tax excl.
18 in stock
67% cotton 33% polyamide 16.8nm 16,800m/kg / 8,333yds/lb 26wpcm / 68 wpi 10gms - 168m 25gms - 410m
glitterbug 17.5nm glitterbug 17.5nm
£0.03 - £2.75 UK tax incl.
£2.29 UK tax excl.
29 in stock
50% metalised polyester, 50% nylon
glow in dark glow in dark
£0.60 - £15.00 UK tax incl.
£12.50 UK tax excl.
47 in stock
Polyester thread coated with phosphorescent pigment Yarn count 1.5nm 10wpcm/26wpi Yarn lenths: 10 grams 12 metres 25 grams 30 metres
high vis 2/30 high vis 2/30
£0.03 - £2.75 UK tax incl.
£2.29 UK tax excl.
36 in stock
15,000m/kg / 7,440yds/lb 100% acrylic 15wpcm / 38wpi 25gms - 320m The resultant count for this yarn is 15nm.
horsehair & cotton horsehair & cotton
£0.15 - £19.50 UK tax incl.
£5.42 UK tax excl.
43 in stock
Both sizes of this yarn are composed of strands of natural colour horsehair laid side by side and caged by 2 threads of ecru cotton. The yarn's overall shade is detemined by a combination of the colour mix of the horsehair strands and  the yarn diameter. Dark 7nm 7,000m/kg / 3,470yds/lb 11wpcm / 27wpi 25gms - 120m 100gms - 480m (approx.) Light 10.5nm 10,500m/kg / 5,200yds/lb 16wpcm/40wpi 25gms - 2…
latex bouclette vulcanised latex bouclette vulcanised
£6.00 UK tax incl.
£5.00 UK tax excl.
72 in stock
latex mohair latex mohair
£8.25 UK tax incl.
£6.88 UK tax excl.
12 in stock
100m mini cone fine mohair dipped in latex
lurex - antique 80nm variable lurex - antique 80nm variable
£0.10 - £3.60 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
In stock
lurex - effect lurex - effect
£0.10 - £4.40 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
3 in stock
lurex - enamel lurex - enamel
£0.10 - £3.60 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
42 in stock
lurex - foil lurex - foil
£0.10 - £3.60 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
18 in stock
lurex - hologram lurex - hologram
£0.10 - £3.60 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
22 in stock
lurex - metallic lurex - metallic
£0.10 - £3.60 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
65 in stock
lurex - soft texture 1/75nm lurex - soft texture 1/75nm
£0.10 - £52.00 UK tax incl.
£3.00 UK tax excl.
In stock
metal fox metal fox
£9.50 UK tax incl.
£7.92 UK tax excl.
7 in stock
monofilament monofilament
£0.08 - £3.25 UK tax incl.
£2.71 UK tax excl.
In stock
monofilament comes in three thicknesses and clear or smoke in each thickness. 250 denier (36nm) 36,000m/kg / 17,850yds/lb 10gms - 320m 520 denier (17.3nm) 17,300m/kg / 8,580yds/lb 10gms - 170m 720 denier (12.5nm) 12,500m/kg / 6,200yds/lb 10gms - 110m
pemotex 11.7nm pemotex 11.7nm
£0.18 - £6.50 UK tax incl.
£5.42 UK tax excl.
19 in stock
11.7nm 11,700m/kg / 5,800yds/lb 19 wpcm / 48 wpi 25gms - 250m 100gms - 1000m This yarn is sometimes used for obtaining textured effect. It shrinks when placed next to heat conductive yarn and/or exposed to dry heat eg. iron or fan. Effects are not reversible. Experimentation is advised.
polyester Shrink yarn 60/2 polyester Shrink yarn 60/2
£0.23 - £5.25 UK tax incl.
£4.38 UK tax excl.
3 in stock
30,000m/kg / 14,880yds/kg 43wpcm / 110wpi 15gms - 400m The resultant count for this yarn is 30nm. This yarn shrinks with heat treatment such as ironing.
polyester tube yarn 0.8nm polyester tube yarn 0.8nm
£0.18 - £20.00 UK tax incl.
£5.42 UK tax excl.
21 in stock
Construction of this yarn is a little different... a knited tube of white Merino wool is filled with a core of thick black microfibres. The wool 'net can be felted to create a structural difference between the outer and inner parts of the yarn. Experimental weavers and knitters may like to combine this yarn with thinner ones for interesting results! 84% black microfibre/16% fine wool
reflective yarn reflective yarn
£0.30 - £11.50 UK tax incl.
£7.92 UK tax excl.
29 in stock
We have two thicknesses of reflective yarn 0.5mm equivalent count 4.4nm 4,400m/kg / 2,180yds/lb 20wpcm / 52wpi 25gms - 110m 1mm equivalent 2.2nm 2,200m/kg / 1,090yds/lb 10wpcm / 26wpi 25gms - 55m
ribbon yarn nylon 3mm ribbon yarn nylon 3mm
£2.56 - £6.00 UK tax incl.
£5.00 UK tax excl.
26 in stock
rubco rubco
£0.15 - £5.75 UK tax incl.
£4.79 UK tax excl.
78 in stock
90% polyurethane / 10% polyester Colours - violet, clear, blue (light), black & yellow - 2.5nm 2,500m/kg / 1,240yds/lb 13 wpcm/32 wpi 25gms - 55m Colour - golden 2.0nm 2,000m/kg / 990yds/lb 12 wpcm/ 29wpi 25gms - 50m Colour - dark blue (matt) - 1nm 1,000m/kg / 490yds/lb 9 wpcm / 21 wpi 25gms - 25m
rubco matt black 0.26nm rubco matt black 0.26nm
£5.75 UK tax incl.
£4.79 UK tax excl.
27 in stock
90% polyurethane / 10% polyester 260m/kg / 128yds/lb 5wpcm, 12wpi 25gms - 6.5m
rubco stainless steel rubco stainless steel
£0.15 - £5.75 UK tax incl.
£4.79 UK tax excl.
29 in stock
88% polyurethane (coating) 16% stainless steel (core) 4.7nm 4,700m/kg / 2,330dys/lb 20wpcm / 55wpi 25gms - 85m
solvron solvron
£0.18 - £6.50 UK tax incl.
£5.42 UK tax excl.
24 in stock
200 denier (45nm) 45,000m/kg / 22,320yds/lb dissolves in water at 55oC 22 wpcm / 58 wpi 10gms - 350m 25gms - 875m

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