Choosing eco fibres – TENCEL

One of the questions I get asked the most is about the eco credentials of these fibres. To start, everything we use has a footprint and a lot of factors to consider, but I’m going to talk a bit about why I believe in TENCEL as a great eco choice. A bit of...

Shop progress toward zero waste packaging

This is a tiny, family-run shop, as I always stress, and it’s very important to me that our values are reflected in the shop. We are a zero waste transition family – we’re making changes in our lives where we can to reduce waste and our carbon...

Introducing: Reeled Silk

Silk. It’s magical. The spit of a little worm, it is a continuous filament miles long with a sheen and lustre that are loved throughout the world. The Bombyx mori species of silkworms a diet of leaves of the white mulberry tree, then spin a cocoon of the most...

Royal Alpaca

One of the yarns in the Saltwater Rose Studio shop that we love the most is a quieter one. It doesn’t have the mystique of Sea Island cotton, and it isn’t as futuristic as SeaCell, but it is as soft and warm as cashmere, with a luscious sheen, not to...

Introducing: Suvin Cotton

We’ve been hard at work sourcing some of the most beautiful materials and making them available to handweavers. As far as we know, this fibre has never been widely available to handweavers, so it’s with great pride that we would like to introduce Suvin...