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A 100% organic yarn - the new Limited Edition from Laine des Iles

A 100% organic yarn - the new Limited Edition from Laine des Iles

Introducing Downland, a brand new, limited edition worsted-weight yarn, spun specially for Laine des Iles by the Natural Fibre Company in Cornwall.  Downland is a beautiful, woollen-spun blend of Southdown wool and British alpaca.  Downland is the term used to describe the characteristic chalk landscape of the south of England, of rolling grassland hills, or downs (the word down comes from the Old English word...

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New Yarn - Forgarn from Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk

New Yarn - Forgarn from Hillesvåg Ullvarefabrikk

Ces dernières années, les laines mèches comme la Plötulopi islandaise et la laine suédoise Nutiden sont devenues de plus en plus appréciées.  Alors, quand j'ai découvert que Hillesvåg produisait également une laine mèche, je me suis dit qu'il fallait que je l'achète. Légère et aérienne, mais aussi douce, solide et résistante, la Forgarn de Hillesvåg est arrivée!La Forgarn est une "pré-laine", c'est à dire qu'elle...

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An introduction to Laxtons spinning mill

An introduction to Laxtons spinning mill

Over the last two years we have been waiting patiently for the wholesale release of some very special yarns.  These two DK yarns have previously only been available via the manufacturer’s own website, and Laine des Iles is really thrilled and honoured to be the first retailer in Europe to stock them.  So to kick off the new season, we are launching the first of...

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