chunky handspun shetland
30 in stock
A sumptous chunky natural range handspun from Shetland fleece. Colours and thickness may vary due to the nature of this yarn. Circa 100gms skein
3,800 m/kg / 1,880 yds/lb 8 wpcm / 20 wpi A soft, thick tweedy merino yarn with coloured nepps. The nepps cause variations in thickness so we’re selling the smaller quantities by length to make it easier for you to calculate more accurately the amount you need. 170 m (approx 50 gm)
jaggerspun merino 2/18wc
10,100 m/kg / 5,040 yds/lb 12 wpc / 32 wpi Made from superfine Australian merino, this is one of the highest quality merino yarns available. Not to be confused with “superwash”, it will full easily and is perfect for felting effects. If you don’t want felting and shrinkage, hand wash in cool water or dry clean. Perfect used with Jaggerspun’s zephyr wool-silk for differential shrinkage effects.
jaggerspun zephyr wool/silk 2/18wc
10,100 m/kg / 5,040 yds/lb 12 wpc / 32 wpi A luxurious yarn made from 50% fine merino, 50% tussah silk. Because wool and silk accept the dye slightly differently, the yarn has a softly tweedy or marled effect. Due to the silk component, it will shrink and full a little less than the Jaggerspun merino and so is very useful used with it for differential shrinkage effects. Generally, though, Jagger’s…
lambswool - felting 30/2nm
15,000 m/kg / 7,440 yds/lb 19 wpc / 48 wpi Not quite as soft as the superwash merino, this lambswool will full easily and can be felted if you want - use a hot wash and some friction.
A high quality yarn spun in the UK. Weavers may use it for warp or weft. The yarn is oiled so when washed it will fill out and soften - see shelf-edge samples when visiting. It is also great for knitting, felting or dyeing. Tips; When machine knitting, the manufacturer recommends to ‘Knit using 2 strands on a 5 gauge (Standard Gauge) on high tension.’ before hand or cool washing to remove the oil.…
5,650 m/kg / 2,800 yds/lb 11 wpc / 28 wpi This blend of 50% merino, 50% tencel has all the soft warmth of wool but with a lustre from the tencel. It will full and shrink as wool, and if you full it hard, the tencel element will pop out to give a bouclé effect.
46 in stock
Available in: natural brown/ white, natural grey, natural dark Made in France 100% wool 200m - 4wpcm / 10wpi 260m - 5wpcm / 12wpi 400m - 6wpcm / 15wpi