If you love Opal, Scheepjes and Lopi, you will be excited as I am about the yarn that will arrive next week! First up though, we have a new shipment of HOOOKED cotton yarns that arrived a day ago! Be sure to check out the new cottons in our online store.
Back to info about what is to come next week...
If you are an avid sock-knitter, you will be interested to see the new yarns that we'll have in stock. Opal's Beauty 2 is a little different from the usual Opal yarns, for it has a high quality Edelweiss extract and Vitamin E. This finish will withstand several washes. In 2019 Edelweiss was named the medicinal plant of the year in Austria. Pamper your hands during knitting with this innovative yarn and enjoy the smooth and super-soft comfort when wearing socks, caps, scarves or sweaters. Available in 6 self-striping shades, these beautiful yarns are sure to brighten up your day!
Our much-loved Opal Uni yarns will soon be available in 6ply! Opal Uni is not only perfect for when you want to knit solid colour socks, but is also ideal for knitting contrasting cuffs, heels and toes on your patterned socks. We will also have Opal Wasserwelten (Water World) 4ply yarn soon. We have such a large selection of sock yarns that will keep you busy over the New Zealand summer.
Scheepjes have released a brand new 100% recycled yarn. It’s called Terrazzo, and it is absolutely gorgeous. Terrazzo is made up of 70% Recycled Wool and 30% Recycled Viscose. There are 50g to each ball, with a yardage of 175m per ball. Being a DK weight yarn, the recommended hook/needle size is 4mm. It is available in 60 shades, ranging from muted to bright and cheerful.
Staying with this popular brand, we have more Organicon, Our Tribe, Stone Washed, Whirls, Woolly Whirls and Whirlettes arriving, too!
If you're a fan of the Icelandi Lopi yarn, you'll be pleased to know that we will have more Plötulopi colours in stock. Lopi Plötulopi is a light and lofty unspun Icelandic wool yarn. Though this unspun yarn feels fragile while you work, it creates warm, sturdy garments and felts fabulously.weater that is both sturdy and soft.
... so, as you can see, there's a lot of beautiful yarn arriving soon! Don't forget to pop onto our website and check our Facebook page and newsletter for news of when it all arrives. Have a lovely weekend!
x Rachel and Bruce