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...

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...

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...