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New yarn - SQUISHY!

So you have seen our new yarn - squishy which is 1 x 100g of merino slub which is 4ply and has 400m per skein, and it comes with a 1 x 50g mohair fluff.   Slub is 400m per 100g, 90% superwash/10% nylon Mohair silk 420m per 50g, 72% kid mohair/28% silk   so what can you make with this squishy yarn?! Well here's some pattern ideas:  Noelani by Laura Dobratz  Birds of a Feather Shawl by Andrea Mowry  Lavande Crop by Margaret Stauffacher Breezeway by Carissa Browning   New Light by Meg Gadsbey A hundred words for Rain by Marna Gilligan 

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Introducing Natural Fluff 4ply

Botanical Yarn is so excited to introduce another new, fluffy and super luxurious base. Natural Fluff is 38% baby alpaca, 25% merino and 37% cotton. With 400m per 100g it will be an easy swap for most of your favourite fingering weight patterns. But with this new light weight, fluffy and soft base we wanted to highlight some patterns to let the yarn shine.  If you love suri alpaca but want something with a bit more substance to it, this base is for you! It has a fluffy halo similar to the mohair hair and suri alpaca lace yarns but the cotton and merino give this yarn a bit more substance while still be light and fluffy.  Garments; This boxy...

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Introducing BOUCLE!

We are so excited about this fun new yarn base, Merino Boucle! This yarn is 100% superwash merino and comes in at 220 metres per 100g, making it a DK weight yarn.  bouclé /ˈbuːkleɪ/ noun yarn with a looped or curled ply, or fabric woven from this yarn. "a bouclé sweater" Sophie has dyed a core collection for this yarn, which is now available to buy on our website!!  So that you are ready to get making as soon as your yarn arrives - here are some ideas of projects you can make with this new base.  **Disclaimer all links are to Ravelry where you can buy the designs mentioned directly from the designers. We appreciate Ravelry has accessibility issues...

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