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February Spice Market - Saffron CLOSED

February Spice Market - Saffron CLOSED

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February Spice Market

(Yarn & Soap) 

'Saffron'

The Details
  • Yarn colours will reflect, but are not limited to, the inspiration photo and the spice of each month.

  • You can expect a mixture of solids, tonals and lightly speckled yarns throughout this year.

  • Each soap bar is hand crafted by us using the traditional cold process method order to retain the full benefits of the natural ingredients and essential oils that we use.

  • All yarn clubs are posted with Australia Post and include tracking which will be sent to your email address on file once your order has shipped.
  • Items ordered together with the yarn clubs will be posted at the same time so please order separately if you would like your other items shipped earlier.
  • Please choose your preferred yarn base and the number of skeins you would like. If you need more than 4 skeins please send me an email to naturalfibrearts@gmail.com and I will organise a separate invoice for you. Also if you would like to mix and match your yarn bases in the same club I can send an invoice so you are not charged twice for the included treats.
  • Each club will close at the end of the previous month and are shipped by the middle of their correlating month. This gives us time to dye the yarns and order the special treats we love to include.
  • The yarn bases will change over the Australian seasons. Along with our regulars there will be new yarn bases throughout the year to suit the seasons. For example, sparkle yarns may be an option closer to Christmas, cotton or linen blend yarns may be available in the warmer months and heavier weight, DK and Aran during our cool season.

 

Yarn Base Information for this Month

 

Lace Weight (2 Ply)

Egyptian Lace - 50% Alpaca 25% Silk 25% Linen. A beautiful natural look yarn that has a lovely drape and is suitable for most garments. The alpaca adds softness, the silk a lovely sheen and the linen a natural look and feel that just gets better and better the more it is washed and worn.  800m per 100 gram skein.

Fingering Weight (4 Ply)

Lux Sock Mini Skein Pack - You will receive 5 x 20  mini skeins in a set.  Fingering weight 85% Australian Merino 15% Nylon. A soft gorgeous yarn for any project.

Eco Lux Sock - Our regular yarn base available in a wide range of regular and seasonal colourways. Fingering weight 85% ultra fine Australian Merino 15% New Biodegradable Nylon. Close to skin baby soft and a beautiful versatile yarn for all knitting and crochet needs. 400m per 100 gram skein.

Merino Silk Cashmere - A luxury yarn base and one of our favourites. Fingering weight 70% Merino 20% Silk 10% Cashmere. 400m per 100 grams. This yarn is very soft and luxurious. It has beautiful drape from the silk and a slight sheen. The cashmere adds extra luxury and softness and the merino helps with the memory or the finished garment.

Merino Silk Yak - One of our regular luxury blend yarns 60% Merino 20% Silk 20% Yak. Gorgeous for sweaters and shawls, hats, scarves and pretty much anything except socks. This yarn is soft, has a beautiful drape and a subtle light sheen. The grey base creates beautiful depth of colour when dye is applied and the yak gives the colour a light grey halo effect. 366m per 100 grams.

Egyptian 4 Ply - 50% Alpaca 25% Silk 25% Linen. A beautiful natural look yarn that has a lovely drape and is suitable for most garments. The alpaca adds softness, the silk a lovely sheen and the linen a natural look and feel that just gets better and better the more it is washed and worn.  400m per 100 gram skein.

Kid Mohair Singles - This is a delicate fingering weight yarn blend of 56% superwash Merino wool and 44% Kid Mohair silgles. It has a glorious shine and a soft halo once knitted and washed. This softly spun single knits up to be a strong yet soft fabric.2.25mm - 2.75mm needles.


DK Weight (8 Ply)

DK Merino Silk Yak - One of our regular luxury blend yarns 60% Merino 20% Silk 20% Yak. Gorgeous for sweaters and shawls, hats, scarves and pretty much anything except socks. This yarn is soft, has a beautiful drape and a subtle light sheen. The grey base creates beautiful depth of colour when dye is applied and the yak gives the colour a light grey halo effect. 200m per 100 grams.

DK Merino Superwash - 100% Superwash Australian Merino -225m.
100 gram skein. A very versatile yarn, it can be used for shawls, wraps, mittens and jumpers. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes. The processing of this wool is done in Italy as the superwash process can't be done in Australia - ALL superwash yarns have been processed offshore for the superwash process due to Australian regulations for the harsh chemicals involved, even those that come back to Australia for spinning into yarn at Australian mills.

DK Merino Natural (Non-Superwash) 100% Australian Merino - 225m per 100 gram skein.
This is an ethically sourced, sustainable and non mulesed, Australian grown fine Merino (19.5 micron). The wool fibre complies with the Australian wool industry administered National Wool Declaration Scheme under which growers declare that the wool is from sheep that have not been mulesed. This declaration is subject to independent verification checks and farm inspections.