Archive for the ‘worsted weight’ Category

Finished Koolhaas in Bellingen

November 3, 2008

Bellingen knits to a classic worsted heavy weight gauge, making it a perfect choice for hats like Koolhaas (pattern available here).  Koolhaas requires only one skein of Bellingen to make the largest size, and the yarn for this hat was kettle dyed with chocolate brown food colouring and citric acid. The yarn has a a bouncy texture, making the cables really ‘pop”.

New yarns!

October 8, 2008

Ultimo 20% silk / 20% bamboo / 60% wool

We are delighted to introduce our new yarns, Ultimo (20% silk 20% bamboo 60% wool sport weight), Frankston (100% merino superwash fingering), Forbes (100% wool worsted weight felting yarn) and Bellingen (100% soft washable worsted wool). All these yarns are available in cones of approximately 1 kg, and in 100 gram skeins. We will be unveiling projects made with these yarns in the forthcoming weeks. 

 We have also received new stock of Geelong, our popular extra-fine merino laceweight.

Bellingen 100% washable wool

We will be taking a break for school holidays from 12 – 25 October 2008, and will not be able to post orders during this time.  We will be available to answer email queries.