banded fringe 1.8nm/8mm
2 in stock
70% cotton/30% nylon Black/Ecru Can be washed gently at 30°C
chunky handspun shetland
50 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
13500 m/kg /6720 yds/lb 22 wpc / 55 wpi 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 in a large boat shuttle.
cotton mercerised 2/3ne
2,540 m/kg / 1,260 yds/lb 7wpc / 18wpi 25gms - 60m 100gms - 225m This chunky perle yarn is smoothly spun with quite a tight twist and a good lustre.
cotton mercerised 3x2/16ne
4500 m/kg / 2240 yds/lb 12 wpc / 30 wpi 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 anyone wanting to save on bobbin-winding time, a 25 gm spool should ju…
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 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.
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…