Artisan Hand Dyed Yarn from Australia
Our hand dyed yarns are a thoughtfully curated collection of luxury yarns that are ethically sourced. We have over 14 years dyeing experience, are accredited by Woolmark Australia and use organic Greener Shades dyes to ensure the highest quality and sustainable practices.
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Wool in a Circular Economy - Slow ClothingSustainablity
No other fibre, natural or man-made, can match all of wool’s naturally inherent benefits.
Reduce waste and pollutionMicroplastics
Wool uses 18% less energy than polyester and nearly 70% less water than cotton to produce 100 sweaters.
The most reused and recycled fibre in the worldCircularity
Natural, renewable and biodegradable, wool is the most reused and recyclable fibre on the planet of the major apparel fibres.
Our qualifications & credentials
Qualfications and credentials
WOOL APPRECIATION COURSE
Issued to: Cheryl Costin on 31st August 2022
Modules and Outcomes
|1. Differentiate the properties of wool from other fibres||5. Identify the different ways yarn can be woven or knitted and how ths affects the end product|
|2. Describe the benefits of wool in terms of comfort, easy to wear, safety, appearance and versatility.||6. Describe the processes used to dye and finish wool and the environmentally friendly options associated with each.|
|3. Identify different Merino innovations and how these can be used to enhance the quality of products made from wool.||7. Explain the garment faults which may occur and how to best prevent them.|
|4. Explain how wool is manufactured from greasy wool into worsted and woollen yarn.||8. Recognise the quality assurance behind the Woolmark brand.|
THE DYEING OF WOOL
Issued to: Cheryl Costin on 17th September 2022
Modules and Outcomes
|1. Introduction||6. Dyeing at various stages of wool processing|
|2. The process of dyeing||7. Dyeing wool blends|
|3. The dyeing processes in wool||8. The dyehouse laboratory|
|4. Preparing wool for dyeing||9. The side effects of dyeing|
|5. Selecting and applying wool dyes||10. Environmental impacts associated with dyeing|
|1. describe how to dye wool and blends, including the necessary preparation of the fibre and the machinery used||3. describe the side effects of dyeing and the associated environmental issues.|
|2. evaluate the appropriateness of specific dyeing operations|