Sometimes you need a little specialty yarn to accent or trim out a project like a Christmas Stocking or your latest Gnome creation. You don't need a lot but do you need just the right look and texture...we've got two that are ideal for little gnome beards, hairdos, and other fun projects. Read on.......
Amitola Brushed by Louisa Harding is a unique blend of mohair, cotton and wool that is dyed in long stripes ranging from a creamy latte thru to a deep, dark chocolate brown. Aptly named "Mahogany" this mohair blend is great for beards and hairy arms and legs for Gnomes. Hold it together with another yarn like RCY Epic Yarn or use on its own to embellish and enhance any project. Each 20 gram mini ball has 60 meters of soft and textural mohair in the variegated colour Mahogany.
Knitting Gauge: 23 - 24 sts = 10cm / 4"
Needle Size: 3.75 - 4.50mm (US 5 - 7)
Yarn Fibre: 60% Mohair, 25% Cotton, 15% Wool
Zara Fur by Filatura Di Crosa is a thick, furry yarn that is meant to provide texture to handmade projects. It is made by taking short horizontal strands of wool yarn and sewing them together with polyamide. This yarn is ideal for adding trim to winter-themed projects such as hats and mittens. Available in one colour - light ivory.
Ball Weight: 50g / 1.75oz
Ball Length: 35 m / 38 yds
Knitting Gauge: 7 sts = 10cm / 4"
Needle Size: 8.0mm (US 11)
Yarn Fibre: 96% Wool, 4% Polyamide
Care Instructions: Machine wash cold, lay flat to dry.
Note about yarns from our website: Photographs aren't perfect; they don't capture the texture and feel of the yarn. Colours viewed on different monitors may have shade and tone differences from the actual product. If you would like assistance with selecting a colour or an opinion/advice on finding a good yarn for your project, please feel free to give us a call.