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Using a variety of hand-dyeing techniques and high quality base yarns, Hartlam creates colourful and unique knitting yarns. The yarns go on sale on Woolly Wednesdays, so sign up for our Yarn Alerts newsletter to get reminders of upcoming sales, as well as keeping up to date with the latest happenings at Hartlam.

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Yarn Information

Hartlam sources the most sumptuous yarns to dye for you. Each shop update will be different and all the yarns may not be available at the same time, but below is an overview of the different ranges, named after South African towns.

Alldays

100% superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool.

Calvinia

80% Fine superwash Merino, 20% Nylon.

Clarens

55% superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 45% Silk.

Darling

70% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk, 10% Cashmere.

Franschhoek

50% Fine superwash Merino, 50% Silk.

Greyton

80% superwash Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Silk.

Ladismith

80% Fine superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon. High twist yarn.

Sutherland

75% Fine superwash Merino, 20% silk, 5% silver Stellina fibre.

Mooi River

100% Baby Alpaca.

Tulbagh

80% Fine superwash Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon.

Victoria West

100% Fine superwash Merino, with a single spun construction.