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Oyster Yarns

Here is our in-house hand-dyed yarn line. These are made by Kylie in small batches using some of our most favourite to knit with yarn bases & acid wash dyes. We dye to recipe, but the range of colours we have can change. Check our regular updates or contact us if you can't see the colour/base combination you are after.

Our Regular but oh-so-Fabulous Bases:

COMFORT : This Aran weight yarn is made from 85% Super Wash Merino & 15 % Donegal Nep. Big & cozy, this softly snuggly 3 plied yarn, is just right for a winter jumper or hat on a brisk & breezy day. 166m per 100g

DUCHESS : 75% Extra fine Merino 20% silk & 5% Silver Stellina, this DK weight yarn is 4 plies of superb luxury. The perfect combination of practicality & glamour, and divine to knit with, you'll be practicing your royal wave to suit. 212m per 100g

TWIZZLE STICK : A 3-plied DK blend of Merino & Superwash Merino, this yarn gives good candystripes. If it all sounds too girly for you, be careful - you may find the men in your life claiming this one for their own. 225m per 100g

HIGHLY STRUNG : 80% Superwash BlueFaced Leicester (BFL) wool 20% Nylon. A 2-plied High Twist 4 ply yarn this is perfect for socks. Or shawls. Or anything you want for that matter.
365m per 100g

EDEN'S BLEND : 70 % Superwash BleFaced leicester (BFL) 20 % Silk 10 % Cashmere. This 3-plied Sock yarn is what knitting heaven is made of. Keep it for yourself....or those you really, really, really love. 400m per 100g

LACEY-LUCY : 75% Superwash Merino 25% Silk, this is lovely, lush lace at its best. 800m per 100g

And these yarns are for a little off-piste knitting:
ODD SOCKS : Here you'll find limited run 4 ply yarn bases. Because every now and then we all fancy a wee change of pace.

PAINTED LADIES : These are our fun time gals. The one-off fancies for your secret pleasures. Thick or thin, there's a size to suit every taste. Check out our regular updates to find what you hanker after.

 

All of our regular colours are dyed to recipe, but given the often curious vagaries of hand-dyeing, skeins will not normally be completely matchy-matchy. We will do our best to send you colours from within the same dye lot, but we do advise that you alternate skeins on larger project to minimise these differences.

We recommend hand-washing your yarns with a good wool wash & water no hotter than 30 deg Celsius. Dry flat in shade or block as required for the knitted item. It sounds boring, we know, but felting your favourite vest down to pencil case size because you selected the wrong machine cycle is really quite disappointing!