Our Yarn Bases

A little more about the bases we use.

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Posh SW Merino Sock (4PLY)

This base is a gorgeous soft sock yarn.

This base is a 4 ply (Australian term) or fingering weight and is a 2ply construction.  

Whilst this is a superwash yarn we do recommend hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity.

Composition:

75% SW Merino & 25% Nylon

Meterage:

425m per 100 grams

Gauge:

32-36 stitches per 10 cm

2 mm -2.5 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

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Lux High Twist SW Merino Sock (4PLY)

This base is a gorgeous soft high twist luxury sock yarn.

This base is a 4 ply (Australian term) or fingering weight and is a 2ply construction.  

Whilst this is a superwash yarn we do recommend hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity.

Composition:

75% SW Merino & 25% Nylon

Meterage:

425m per 100 grams

Gauge:

32-36 stitches per 10 cm

2 mm -2.5 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

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Soft Sock (4PLY)

This base is a gorgeous soft sock yarn.

This base is a 4 ply (Australian term) or fingering weight and is a 2ply construction.  

Whilst this is a superwash yarn we do recommend hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity.

Composition:

75% SW Merino & 25% Nylon

Meterage:

380m per 100 grams

Gauge:

32-36 stitches per 10 cm

2 mm -2.5 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

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SW Merino DK (8PLY)

This base is a gorgeous soft 100% Superwash Merino Wool. 

This base is a 8 ply (Australian term) or DK weight and is a 4 ply construction. 

Whilst this is a superwash yarn we do recommend hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity.

Composition:

100% SW Merino Wool

Meterage:

225 mtr 100 grams

Gauge:

22 stitches per 10 cm

4 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

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Suri Alpaca Silk Lace

This base is a gorgeous Suri Silk base that is soft and fluffy with out being irritable to the skin.

This base is a single ply construction lace weight and is sold in 50g hanks.​

This yarn is non-superwash and we strongly recommend hand washing your items to avoid felting.

Composition:

74%  Baby Suri Alpaca & 26% Mulberry Silk

Meterage:

300m per 50 grams

Gauge:

2mm-5 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Only

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Merino Cashmere Nylon (MCN 4 PLY)

This base is a gorgeous Merino Cashmere Nylon base is so soft and squishy.

This base is a fingering or 4 ply weight and is sold in 100g hanks.​

Composition:

80%  Merino 10% Cashmere 10% Nylon

Meterage:

400m per 100 grams

Gauge:

32-36 stitches per 10 cm

2 mm -2.5 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

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Mohair Silk Lace

This base is a gorgeous Mohair Silk blend, that is super fluffy..

This base is a brushed single ply construction lace weight and is sold in 50g hanks.​

This yarn is non-superwash and we strongly recommend hand washing your items to avoid felting.

Composition:

72%  Mohair & 28% Silk

Meterage:

420m per 50 grams

Gauge:

2mm-5 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Only

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Merino Bamboo

This base is a gorgeous soft base with an amazing drape. The yarn takes dye differently to a merino nylon base as the bamboo does not take the dye leaving the end colour with a slightly heathered look.

This base is a 4 ply (Australian term) or fingering weight.

Whilst this is a superwash yarn we do recommend hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity.

Composition:

80% Merino & 20% Bamboo

Meterage:

400m per 100 grams

Gauge:

28 stitches per 10 cm

3.25 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

Merino Yak Silk

This base is a gorgeous soft base with a beautiful drape. The yarn takes dye differently to a merino nylon base as the yak has a natural grey tone which means the colour will be rich with brown to grey undertones. The silk in this base leave the yarn with a beautiful sheen. This base is a 4 ply (Australian term) or fingering weight. 

This is a  Non Super Wash yarn, hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity and prevent felting and shrinkage.

Composition:

60% Merino & 20% Silk 20% Yak

Meterage:

400m per 100 grams

Gauge:

28 stitches per 10 cm

3.25 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended

Donegal Nep

This base has a beige colour in it natural state and has gorgeous neps of cream, brown and black Donegal.

This base is a 4 ply (Australian term) or fingering weight.

Whilst this is a Super Wash yarn, hand washing your woolen items to preserve longevity.

Composition:

80% SW  Merino & 15% Donegal Nep

Meterage:

400m per 100 grams

Gauge:

28 stitches per 10 cm

3.25 mm needles

Care Instructions:

Hand Wash Recommended