Tag Archives: yarn

Winter is here

The cold weather has arrived,  fireplaces are radiating warmth, and warm hats and scarves and mittens need to be made before the holidays. This is why we brought you our especially-made-for-cold-weather yarn, Woolly Comfort. This is s warm and fluffy single-ply  bulky yarn, with 85% wool and 15 % alpaca fibers. But that’s not all […]

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New colorway: There and Back Again

  We’ve added a new colorway for our Alpaca Silk Yarns: There and Back Again. The color goes in a smooth gradient from creamy white all the way to dark blue over a 63-inch loop, and then back. Hand-dyed with natural indigo.     Lofty AND drapey – the best of both worlds in this […]

New Yarn: Tussah Silk

Pure silk with a twist! 100% tussah silk knitting and crochet yarn, with a pearly shine and shimmering color. It has all the grace of silk, but with a fuzzier texture and a natural tan base tone.   These hanks are hand-dyed with natural indigo into a self-striping yarn with natural tan and deep blue […]

New Yarn: Spun Silk

Silk at its most famous: soft, drapey, with luminous color and stunning shine. These hanks of spun silk are dyed with natural indigo to a deep shade of blue. The slight variations of darkness add movement and depth to the color. Like it? Buy it on Etsy. Fiber: 100% spun silk Weight: 25 gr / […]

Reduce, Reuse, sure, sure….

But recycle! There’s a challenge I love! To me, reusing and recycling has  always  had a fun side to it: it is a creative challenge to find a new use, or a different useful form for something that is poor enough stuff to be labelled “trash.” My love affair with recycling probably has many roots. […]