banded fringe 1.8nm/8mm
21 in stock
70% cotton/30% nylon Black/Ecru Can be washed gently at 30°C
chunky handspun shetland
34 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
cotton mercerised 2/16ne
13,540 m/kg /6,720 yds/lb 24 wpcm / 60 wpi 25gms - 320m 100gms - 1,275m The resultant metric count is 13.5nm 100% extra long staple gassed combed mercerised Egyptian cotton yarn OEKO certificated A soft, lustrous, mercerised cotton in a broad range of colours, and used by Anne Dixon in the Handweaver’s Pattern Book. For anyone wanting to save on bobbin-winding time, a 25 gm spool should just fit i…
cotton mercerised 2/3ne
74 in stock
2,540 m/kg / 1,260 yds/lb 8wpc / 22wpi 25gms - 60m 100gms - 225m The metric resultant count is 2.5nm This chunky perle yarn is smoothly spun with quite a tight twist and a good lustre.
cotton mercerised 3x2/16ne
4,400 m/kg / 2,180 yds/lb 12 wpc / 30 wpi 25gms - 105m 100gms - 440m The metric resultant count is 4.4nm 100% extra long staple gassed combed mercerised Egyptian cotton yarn OEKO certificated Used by Anne Dixon in the Handweaver’s Pattern Book, this is a soft, lustrous, mercerised cotton, which is three times as thick as our 2/16 mercerised cotton. It comes in a broad palette of colours. For anyon…
cotton unmercerised organic 2/16ne
13500 m/kg / 6720 yds/lb 22wpc / 55wpi A very high quality unmercerised cotton, certified organic according to the GOTS standard (Global Organic Textile Standard)
3,800 m/kg / 1,880 yds/lb 8 wpcm / 20 wpi A soft, thick tweedy merino yarn (non mulesed) with coloured nepps. The nepps cause variations in thickness so we sell 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.
lambswool 2/17 25g spool = 180m 100g spool = 800m 11wpcm / 26wpi 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 Gaug…
lambswool supersoft 11.5/2nm
100% pure new wool A versitile yarn suitable for many end uses 11wpcm/28wpi 260m = approx 50gms
14,000 m/kg / 7,000 yds/lb 26wpcm / 66wpi 25gms - 320m 100gms - 1350m This fine repeatable linen is a regular plied yarn. A thicker version, which is four strands of this yarn twisted together, is available in the same colour range. The resultant count of this yarn is 24 lea. The equivalent metric resultant count would be 14.5nm.
3,500 m/kg / 1,750 yds/lb 10 wpcm / 25 wpi 25gms - 75m 100gms - 320m This yarn is four strands of the 24 lea linen yarn twisted together. This yarn is stocked in the same colours as the 24 lea linen. The resultant count for this yarn is 6 lea. The equivalent metric resultant count would be 3.6nm.
4,800 m/kg / 2,350 yds/lb 14wpcm/36wpi 25gms - 120m 100gms - 478m The resultant count for this yarn is 4.8nm.
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.
natural-dyed worsted wool 18/2nm
70 in stock
Worsted wool 18/2 25g spool = 225m 100g spool = 900m 14wpcm / 38wpi
60,000m/kg / 29,760yds/lb 45wpcm / 114 wpi 25gms -1500m 100gms - 6000m The metric resultant count for this yarn is 60nm. This yarn is half the thickness of the 60/2nm silk.
45 in stock
30,000m/kg / 14,880yds/lb 35wpcm / 80wpi 25g - 660m 100g - 3,000m The metric resultant count for this yarn 30nm. This makes it the same thickness as the 60/2nm silk.
105,000 m/kg / 54,100 yds/lb 120wpcm / 300wpi 10gms - 1050m 25gms - 2625m The metric resultant count for this yarn is 105nm This spun silk is certainly very fine, but if you use two or three strands of different colours together you can achieve lovely richness. Or if you want to weave furrowed fabrics, it works well with the 60/2 nm silk.
15,000 m/kg / 7,440 yds/lb 25gms - 375m 100gms - 1500m 19wpc / 48wpi The metric resultant count for this yarn is 15nm. 30/2 silk is, for many hand weavers, the preferred weight of silk for a scarf. The Handweavers Studio now has a palette of twenty repeatable colours, sourced especially for us. As with all yarns, the exact shade can vary slightly between dye lots, so if colour consistency is impor…
30,000 m/kg /14,880 yds/lb 25gms - 660m 100gms - 3000m The metric resutlant count for this yarn is 30nm. 32 wpc/82 wpi Typical setts:16 epcm/ 40-44 epi for plain weave 20-24 epcm/ 60 epi for twill A lustrous lightweight spun silk, suitable for scarves, fabric for clothing, and collapse weaves, available in an extensive range of repeatable colours. We have an extensive range of repeatable colours,…
silk plied reeled 450den
20,000m/kg / 9,920yds/lb 37wpcm / 90wpi 10gms approx. - 180m circa 25gms approx. - 470m circa The nm metric count for this yarn 20nm. This is an extremely strong lustrous silk due to being reeled, however it has a higher twist than tram silk, making it suitable for warp as well as weft. The colour range was chosen for their suitability for use with popular weaving techniques that show an iridescen…
tram silk 200-220den
40,900m/kg, 20,300yds/lb 200/220 denier 10 thread 40wpcm / 98wpi 10gms - 500m 25gms - 1,250m The nm metric count for this yarns is 41nm. Tram silk is reeled, not spun, and has very little twist, so it is the most lustrous silk you can get and is wonderful as weft. Some weavers like to use two or three shades wound together to give extra richness and depth of colour, so we have chosen our colour pa…
100% acrylic 13-14wpcm/34wpi 25gms - 145m 100gms - 605m 227gms - 1536m
aleena silk 20/2nm 4ply
5 in stock
10,000m / 4,960yds/lb 8wpcm / 20wpi 100g approx. 1,000m approx. The metric resultant count for this is yarn is 10nm.
alpaca lumiere 3.8nm
71 in stock
Polyamide 37% Baby alpaca 31% Wool 25% Metalised dpl 7%
alpaca star 8.7nm
Polyamide 39% Baby Alpaca 30%\ Fine merino 24% Metalised dpl 7%
alpaca/wool 75/25% 4/9nm 50g
4/9nm dyed worsted spun 6 wpc / 15 wpi 50g - 112m A superfine luxurious blend of 75% british alpaca and 25% wool with a resistance to shedding and pilling. Manufactured in the UK from alpaca farms in UK and Irleand.
alpaca/wool 75/25% 4/9nm 50g undyed
4/9nm undyed worsted spun 6 wpc / 15 wpi 50g - 112m A superfine luxurious blend of 75% british alpaca and 25% wool with a resistance to shedding and pilling. Manufactured in the UK from alpaca farms in UK and Irleand.
23 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…
16wpcm/40wpi 25gms - 185m 100gms - 840m approx (this size comes to us prewound)
A fibre which is designed to decompose quickly in landfill at the end of its life cycle with Amni Soul Eco® technology OEKO-TEX certified Suitable for Vegans