Yarn Bases

Baa-Ram-Ewe - DK Base (Nundle)

Weight: 8ply DK
Fibre: 100% Superwash Merino from Nundle Wool Mill

Meterage:  180m approx / weight 100gm
Needle Size: 4mm for sweaters, 4.5-5mm for shawls & cowls.
Characteristics: Resistant to pilling, shrinking or felting this yarn is beautifully soft and smooth.
Use: Ideal for warmer garments, shawls, cowls, ponchos & beanies. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Bamboozle - 4ply Base (UK)

Soft and cool to the touch it will be lovely against the skin in the warmer months and has wonderful drape. The Bamboo in the blend does not take the dye so there is a slight marled effect in the colourway which is just lovely.

Weight: Fingering / 4 ply Construction
80% Superwash Merino Wool / 20% Bamboo
Meterage:  400m approx / weight 100gm
>Characteristics: Soft  with a good twist.
Use: Perfect for Shawls and Garments. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Cherub Fluff - 4ply Base (UK)

38% Baby Alpaca 25% Merino 37% Pima Cotton
100g / 400m (approx) 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

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Dragon - Donegal 4ply Base (UK)

85% Superwash Merino 15% Donegal Nep sock weight
100g / 400m (approx)
Needle 2.75 – 3.25
285/s x 36 rows per 10cm /4“
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Ewe-ge Obsession - DK Base (UK)

Weight: 8ply DK
Fibre: 100% mules free Superwash Merino spun in Italy

Meterage:  225m approx / weight 100gm
Needle Size: 3.25 -4mm for sweaters, 4.5-5mm for shawls & cowls.
Characteristics: Superior softness, lofty, with a lovely luxurious handle, feels wonderful against the skin.
Use: With its superior softness this yarn is superb in warmer garments, shawls, cowls, ponchos & beanies. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Fledgling - 4ply Sock Base (Nundle)

Weight: Sock / Fingering / 4 ply
Fibre: 75% Superwash Merino / 25% Nylon
Meterage:  400m approx / weight 100gm
Characteristics: Soft, Fluffy yet sturdy sock yarn with a good twist.
Use: Perfect for Baby Wear, Socks, Shawls and Garments. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Hatchling - High Twist 4ply Base (NZ)

Weight: High Twist 4 ply Fingering
Fibre: 100% Superwash Merino

Meterage:  375m approx / weight 100gm
Needle Size: 2.75 – 3.25 mm
Tension: 28 sts x 36 rows per 10cm / 4 inchs
Characteristics: Lovely, cushiony high twist yarn, is soft against the skin for Garment wear.
The high Twist gives superb definition in lace work & cabling & textured stitches.
Use: Suitable for Garments, Shawls & Socks.
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Pegasus - Polwarth/Merino Sport Base (NZ)

Pegasus Organic Merino/Polwarth is a non super-wash 4ply construction yarn that at 338m per 100g is at the heavier end of fingering weight and could be used as a light Sport weight in patterns. Always check your guage.

Polwarth is a perfect match with Merino as it is amazingly soft as is Merino and very comfortable against the skin. It is lovely to knit or crochet with and gives good stitch definition. The organic nature of this yarn gives it a rustic, vintage look and the long staples of the Polwarth help resistance to pilling and make the yarn perfect for colour work projects where you want the inside floats to bond together a little, stabilizing your fabric.

Fibre: Non Super-wash 50% Polwarth / 50% Merino
Gauge: 28stitches x36 rows to 10cm/4"
Length approx 338m per 100g

Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Phoenix - 4py Sock Base (NZ)

This is a lovely yarn, sourced from New Zealand and takes the dye well. A slightly heavier weight fingering at 357m/100g, it is still light and beautifully soft. 5% more Merino than the other merino/Nylon bases, will mean a little extra warmth. Suitable for any project, from socks to sweaters, a versatile base.

80% SW Merino / 20% Nylon
100g / 357m (approx)
Needle 2.75 – 3.25
285/s x 36 rows per 10cm /4“
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Sc-Ram-bled - DK Base (NZ)

Weight: DK 

Fibre: 100% Wool mix spun in New Zealand 
Meterage:  200m approx / weight 100gm
Needle Size: 4mm 22st x 30rows per 10cm sq
Characteristics: An all purpose yarn, robust, strong, soft.
Use: Though this yarn is a little cheaper due to its mixed fibre content, it will be equally good in sweaters, beanies, gloves, throw rugs, cushions or toys. Not as luxuriously soft as a 100% merino, but still soft and not scratchy unless you have super sensitive skin. It also works well in felting crafts.
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

 

Selkie - Merino/Silk/Yak 4ply Base (UK)

Weight: Sock / Fingering / 4 ply
Fibre: 60% Superwash Merino / 20% Silk / 20% Yak
Meterage:  366m approx / weight 100gm
Characteristics: Soft yet sturdy sock yarn with a good twist. A Lace Weight Yarn
Use: Perfect for Socks, Shawls and Garments. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

 

Siren - Single Fingering Base (UK)

Weight: Fingering
Fibre: 100% Superwash Merino
Meterage:  366m approx / weight 100gm
Characteristics: Soft Fingering yarn with a good twist.
Use: Perfect for Shawls and Garments. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

 

Sphinx - Merino/Cashmere Sport Base (UK)

Weight: Sport 5ply
Fibre: 80% Super Wash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon
Meterage:  262m / 100g
Needles: 3.25- 3.75
Guage: 23sts/10cm
Characteristics: Very soft, lofty, springy yarn with a touch of luxury. 
Use:Beautiful to knit or crochet with and produces a lovely between season weight garment. The nylon gives extra strength and makes this yarn suitable for any project even those extra warm luxurious socksCare: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade..

 

Sylph Lace - Mohair Silk Base (UK)

Weight: Lace Weight / 2 ply
Fibre: 72% Kid Mohair / 28% Mulberry Silk
Meterage:  420m / weight 50gm
Characteristics: Adds a delicate halo to projects whilst also adding incredible warmth.
Use: Perfect for holding double or being used in conjunction with other yarns to create a special effect. 
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

 

Wyvern - Worsted 12ply Base (Nundle)

Weight: 12ply 

Fibre: 100% SW Merino
Meterage:  150m approx / weight 100gm
Needle Size: 5.5mm                                                                                        Guage: 22rows x17stitches to 10x10cm (always check guage)
Characteristics: A soft and lofty yarn sourced from our local mill in Nundle. Good for those quick projects that require warmth for those wintery days. Soft against the skin.                                                                                                            Use: Great for sweaters or beanies or anything requiring a 10 or 12 ply aran or worsted weight yarn.
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.

Yeti - 8ply 4 fold DK Base (NZ)

Weight: 8ply (woollen spun)

Fibre: 80% non SW Merino / 20% Possum Fur
Meterage:  238m approx / weight 100gm approx
Needle Size: 4mm-5mm                                                                                      
Characteristics: A soft and lofty yarn sourced from our local mill in Nundle. Good for those quick projects that require warmth for those wintery days. Soft against the skin.                                                                                                            Use: Great for sweaters or beanies or anything requiring a 10 or 12 ply aran or worsted weight yarn.
Care: We do recommend all our quality yarns be hand washed by gently soaking, put in a bag and dry spin on medium then lay flat to dry in shade.