yarn bases

These are the yarn bases we currently carry. They are all 100% sustainably sourced wool, completely plastic free and non superwash. We only choose yarns that tick all the boxes for us and therefore are high quality and sustainable. It it important to us that all animals, humans and natural resources were treated and paid fairly and sustainably during the production process.

bfl/romney dk

28€ naturally dyed, 25€ undyed

A warm and cozy blend of 75% Romney and 25% Brown Bluefaced Leicester.

Needles: 3,5 - 4,5mm / approx. 240m per 100g skein

Sourced and spun in the UK, non-superwash and nylon-free.

This blend has been designed to be a very versatile yarn with a warm surface and really nice bounce. It has a subtle sheen and slightly looser ply contributing to a beautiful drape that is simply perfect for garments and accessories alike.

Pattern suggestions for this base can be found here (link redirects to Ravelry).

 

bfl/romney 4ply

29€ naturally dyed, 26€ undyed

A warm and cozy blend of 75% Romney and 25% Brown Bluefaced Leicester.

Needles: 2,5 - 3,5mm / approx. 400m per 100g skein

Sourced and spun in the UK, non-superwash and nylon-free.

This blend has been designed to be a very versatile yarn with a warm surface and really nice bounce. It has a subtle sheen and slightly looser ply contributing to a beautiful drape that is simply perfect for garments and accessories alike.

Pattern suggestions for this base can be found here (link redirects to Ravelry).

 

shetland/romney 4ply

29€ naturally dyed, 26€ undyed

A soft yet beautifully woolly blend of 50% Shetland and 50% Romney Sheep.

Needles: 2 - 3,5mm / approx. 350m per 100g skein

Sourced and custom spun in the UK, non-superwash and nylon-free.

This yarn is a lovely blend of very soft fibres that result in a bouncy, soft yet woolly yarn with a nice grip and a lovely sheen at the same time. It is incredibly versatile and suitable for anything from socks over accessories to garments.

Watch the video intro and hear the backstory of this yarn here.

 

  

 

ovis sock

30€ naturally dyed, 28€ undyed

A delightfully woolly and warm blend of 50% Jacob and 50% Cheviot fibres.

Needles: 2 - 3,0mm / approx. 375m per 100g skein

Sourced and spun in the UK, non-superwash and nylon-free.

This yarn is a perfect mix of soft and rustic, combining all the wonderful properties of natural wool. Spun to a slightly higher twist for durability, it will keep your feet toasty but can also be worked into shawls or even sweaters.

 

 

 

cloud silk mohair

32€ naturally dyed, 29€ undyed

A feathery, cloud-like blend of 72% traceable mohair and 28% cruelty free silk.

Needles: 2,00 - 5,00mm / approx. 420m per 50g skein

Spun by a mill focusing on sustainable production, non-superwash and nylon-free.

This fluffy dream of a lace weight silk mohair yarn has been produced with greatest care for both the animals and humans involved in the process. It adds a mesmerising halo to any knitted fabric by either being held double or with another strand of yarn.

Watch the video intro and hear the backstory of this yarn here.


 

 

 

thrive unspun

17€ undyed

A well curated blend of just local sheep breeds creating a beautifully airy unspun yarn that was custom made for woollentwine.

Needles: 1,5 - 10mm / approx. 100g per plate

Custom spun at a family run mill here in Germany.

This yarn is minimally processed, very natural and as close to the sheep fleece as possible. It can either be used on its own, single- or double-stranded or combined with another thread. The knitted fabric is incredibly lightweight, airy and still very warm - perfect for garments and accessories alike!

 

 

 

 



 

 

rustic merino dk

19€ undyed

A soft yet slightly rustic yarn from small flocks of German merino sheep.

Needles: 3,0 - 4,5mm / approx. 285m per 100g skein

Sourced and spun in Germany, non-superwash and nylon-free.

Being woollen spun yet very durable it can be knitted on a wide range of needle sizes. It blooms quite a lot after blocking and therefore is the perfect yarn for colourwork projects aswell as cabled knits.

 

  

 

rustic merino worsted

18€ undyed

A soft yet slightly rustic yarn from small flocks of German merino sheep.

Needles: 4,00 - 5,50mm / approx. 220m per 100g skein

Sourced and spun in Germany, non-superwash and nylon-free.

Being woollen spun yet very durable it can be knitted on a wide range of needle sizes. It blooms quite a lot after blocking and therefore is the perfect yarn for colourwork projects aswell as cabled knits.