FIBRE COLLECTIONS

fibre collections

Learn about all my fibre yarns

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silk

Silk is considered one of the most beautiful of the natural fibres, and has long been the fibre of choice for the wealthy and luxury seeking.

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silk blends

Silks can be blended with a variety of other fibres to take the benefits of all the fibre characteristics... most notably silk is blended with merino wool to provide a beautiful yarn with a high degree of gloss but one that is also soft and warm.

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wool

Wool have long been used for their warmth and natural properties and sheep have been cultivated to provide a variety of useful wools to the crafter. Some of these are becoming very popular

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wool blends

As with silk, wools have been blended with a variety of fibres to great benefit. Mixed with nylon (to provide durability) wool is the ideal fibre for socks.

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linen

Linen is another very ancient fibre - it has been found in ancient Egypt, and ancient parts of Europe. It is made of fibres from the flax plant. It is strong, absorbent and dries quickly.

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cotton

Cotton is a soft fluffy staple fibre and is made up almost entirely of cellulose. Remnants of cotton fabrics have been dated back to 6000 BCE in Peru.

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other

This is a catch all category for fibres that do not fit into the above categories. Nylon is blended with merino, and Bamboo is blended with silk and linen.