Yarn bases

Herba

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A luscious plump and durable yarn. Very suitable for cozy & sturdy socks, as well as accessories and garments. Just a perfect workhorse yarn. 100% made out of natural fibers.

Sport weight
80%wool
20%ramie
100 gram / 300 meter / 328 yard approx
non superwash

Ramie is a plant fiber that gives this yarn shine and drape. It is very strong and antibacterial, which makes it perfect for socks, but also accessories and garments.
You can see the ramie fibers swirling trough the yarn which gives Herba has a slightly heathered look.
 
Grown and spun in South America.


Igneae

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A luxurious blend of non-superwash wool, ramie and silk. 100% made out of natural fibers. Soft shiny and drapey, very suitable for accessories and garments or a pair of luxurious socks.

Fingering weight
60%wool
20% ramie
20% silk
100 gram / 425 meter / 464 yard approx

Ramie is a plant fiber that gives shine and drape. It is very strong and anti bacterial. The silk makes Igneae even more shiny and soft.

Grown and spun in South America.


Corriedale twist

100% non superwash Corriedale, spun in a high twist which makes it very suitable for durable socks but of course also perfect for garments and accessories.
It has a slight sheen and feels lovely & soft.

Fingering weight
100% Corriedale wool
100 gram / 400 meter / 437 yard  approx

Grown and spun in the UK.


Quadruple Dutch


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A unique blend of Shetland, Merino, Alpaca & Blue du Maine, 100% Dutch grown.
Lofty and soft with a bit of halo. Suitable for anything from shawls, hats, gloves and mittens to garments. Soft enough to wear next to the skin. Very suitable for colourwork. Can be knit in a great variety of gauges and blooms really nicely after blocking.

Laceweight/light fingering
25% Shetland
25% Merino
25% Alpaca
25% Blue du Maine
50 gram 225 meter/ 246 yard approx

Grown in Holland

Spun in Germany (Sauerlandwolle)


Tussah silk

Single ply 100% European grown Tussah silk.
Soft, drapey luxury. Gorgeous for a summer garment and of course perfect for drapey shawls.

Fingering weight
Single ply
100% Tussah silk
100 gram 350 meter / 383 yard

Grown and spun in Switzerland


Shetland fingering

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Dutch grown Shetland wool, wonderfully lofty and soft. Perfect colourwork yarn.

Fingering weight
2 ply
100% Shetland wool
50 gram / 200 meters / 219 yards approx

Grown in Holland
Spun in Germany (Sauerlandwolle)


Wensleydale

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Wensleydale is a longwool, which gives it a silk-like shine, and somewhat of a mohair-like halo at the same time. It takes dye in a spectaculair way, colours look extremely vibrant on Wensleydale.

Fingering weight
2 ply
100% Wensleydale
100 gram / 350 meters / 383 yards approx

Grown in the UK
Spun in the UK


Shetland DK

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Dutch grown Shetland wool, lofty and rustic soft. Perfect for colourwork and garments.

DK weight
3 ply
100% Shetland wool
100 gram / 240 meters / 262 yards approx

Grown in Holland
Spun in Germany (Sauerlandwolle)


Dimidium

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Very drapey because of the high ramie content. You can see the ramie fibers swirling through the yarn which gives it almost a bit of a marled look. Dimidium is a great yarn for summer garments or accessories.

DK weight
50% wool
50% ramie
100 gram / 250 meter / 273 yard

Ramie is a plant fiber that gives shine and drape. It is very strong and antibacterial.

Grown and spun in South America.


Blue faced Leicester DK

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UK grown wool, single ply, soft like a cloud! Perfect accessory yarn to snuggle up in.

DK weight
single ply
100% Blue faced Leicester
100 gram / 200 meters / 219 yards approx

Grown in the UK
Spun in the UK