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...

Let’s talk about yarn count

Yarn measurement can be a bit of a grey area, with mystery numbers flying around and unidentifiable units. Let’s clear everything up here! There are many yarn count measurement systems but three common ones are: English cotton count (ne) is often used for cotton...

Sea Island Cotton

I’ve been working for a while on sourcing a small, curated selection of gorgeous yarns for the upcoming Saltwater Rose Studio Threads shop. This has led me on the most wonderful journey, into textile and fibre science, to working with mills in multiple...

Deeper than Indigo

Thank you so much @indigojenny for the fantastic talk today at the London Guild of Weavers Spinners and Dyers! Indigo is so inspiring and exciting and you brought it to life in such a big way! It was also such an honour to see and touch these beautiful samples showing...

Albizia

Finally getting a chance to write about the entry for the Great Competition of Weavers spring handwoven wrap competition sponsored by the Loom to Wrap facebook group that is the absolute heart and soul of the handwoven wrap community. The competition operates on a...