Our yarn bases

Sparkle Merino Sock

Andromeda

Content: 75% Merino 20% Nylon 5% Stellina
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 400m/100g
Recommended needle size: 2-3mm (US 0-3)

Want a little bling-bling? With our sparkling yarn you will be fashionable anytime and anywhere and always have that certain something. Be it for a very special pair of socks or an elegant top. In combination with our Kidsilk-Lace Virgo, this yarn is unbeatable.

BFL Masham

Aquila

Content: 75% BFL 25% Masham
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 400m/100g
Recommended needle size: 3-3.5mm

This yarn is a mix of the British Bluefaced Leicester and Masham sheep breeds. The Masham content gives the yarn a gray-brown basic tone. The yarn itself is robust but not scratchy. It particularly shines when it comes to knitted pieces with complicated patterns and cables.

You can knit beautiful sweaters and great lace shawls from the fingering version.

BFL Masham DK

Aquila DK

Content: 75% BFL 25% Masham
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 240m/100g
Recommended needle size: 3-4 mm

This yarn is a mix of the British Bluefaced Leicester and Masham sheep breeds. The Masham content gives the yarn a gray-brown basic tone. The yarn itself is robust but not scratchy. It particularly shines when it comes to knitted pieces with complicated patterns and cables.

The DK version is best used to knit sweaters. If you can tolerate the yarn well on your neck, you can use it to create beautiful shawls.

Merino singles

Aurora

Content: 100% wool
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 366m/100g
Recommended needle size: 2-3mm

The classic for shawls! For a long time Stephen West only used such yarn for shawls, mainly because of its gloss. Although it is a pure Merino yarn, it almost looks like silk because it is not twisted.

Merino Yak Silk light

Cassiopeia Light

Content: 60% Merino 20% Yak 20% Silk
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 366m/100g
Recommended needle size: 2-3mm

One of our finest yarns and therefore suitable for very special knitting pieces. The gray undertone of the yak content makes it easy to combine all the colors of this yarn with each other and even undyed it is a sensation.

The fingering version of this yarn is best used for tops or fancy shawls.

Merino Yak Silk

Cassiopeia

Content: 60% Merino 20% Yak 20% Silk
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 212m/100g
Recommended needle size: 3.5-4.5mm

One of our finest yarns and therefore suitable for very special knitting pieces. The gray undertone of the yak content makes it easy to combine all the colors of this yarn with each other and even undyed it is a sensation.

The DK version of Cassiopeia can be used to knit sweaters, scarves and beanies.

Merino DK

Draco

Content: 100% wool
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 230m/115g
Recommended needle size: 3.5-4.5mm

A classic 4-ply superwash merino yarn that is particularly easy to knit and wear thanks to its elastic twist.

It is the perfect yarn for winter clothing as well as beanies and shawls.

Pure Merino

Hydra

Content: 100% wool
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 400m/100g
Recommended needle size: 2.5-4mm

This 4ply 100% superwash-Merino Yarn is basically suitable for
everything but socks. For those who don't appreciate the Nylon content
of our Pegasus-Yarn Base, Hydra is the right choice.

Alpaca Silk Linen

Leo

Content: 50% Alpaca 25% Silk 25% Linen
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 400m/100g
Recommended needle size: 2.5-3.5mm

This summerly yarn in sock weight is perfect for light summer tops. The alpaca content means you won't get cold on tepid evenings and the linen content keeps you pleasantly cool on hot days.

Merino Sport

Libra

Content: 100% wool
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 320m/100g
Recommended needle size: 3-3.5mm

Our Sport Weight yarn comes from Rosy Green and is treated with a manual superwash process, making it more environmental friendly than regular superwash yarns. As an absolute all-rounder, it can be used for sweaters and jackets, but also for beanies and shawls.

Alpaca Suri Lace

Lupus

Content: 74% Alpaca 26% Silk
Weight: 50g
Meterage: 300m/50g
Recommended needle size: 3-4mm

This yarn is the perfect substitute if you can't tolerate mohair. It is super fluffy and soft and ensures an airy, lightly knitting experience. You can knit shawls or tops out of it, but of course it can also be used as an additional thread.

Merino socks

Pegasus

Content: 75% wool 25% polyamide
Weight: 100g
Meterage: 420m/100g
Recommended needle size: 2-3mm

The Allrounder among our Yarn Bases, that can be used for almost everything. The 21 Micron superwash Merino makes it super-soft and the contained Nylon makes it sturdy at the same time.

We've already made Beanies, Shawls, Sweaters and Jackets out of it. And Socks of course.

Also available in mini skeins (20g) !

Alpaca Cashmere Lace

Vega

Content: 70% Alpaca 20% Silk 10% Cashmere
Weight: 100g
Running length: 800m/100g

Recommended needle size:
for lace cloths 3 - 4mm
stockinette right 2.5 - 3mm

The finest of our yarn qualities is perfect for elegant shawls or silky-soft flowing tops. With the high meterage lightness and chic is guaranteed.

Kidsilk Lace

Virgo

Content: 72% Mohair 28% Silk
Weight: 50g
Meterage: 420m/50g
Recommended needle size: 3-4mm

Kidsilk Lace is a classic among the yarns used as additional thread. Whether combined with another lace yarn or with fingering yarn, but also with DK bases, this yarn refines every knitted piece.

Of course, it can also be knitted individually, for example for fluffy, light shawls or chic tops.