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Fibre Content:100% Cotton Organic,Needle Size 3 mm, yarn Weight:Fingering, Ball Weight:50 grams, Length:170 metres, Gauge:28 stitches, 40 rows to 10 cm on 3 mm needles.
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As a company and as a brand, Scheepjes is continuously looking for ways to innovate and create products that are both enjoyable for you and good for the planet. This led us to the creation of our newest sustainably produced and vegan friendly yarn, Scheepjes Organicon.
Made from 100% organic cotton, this yarn is part of a global movement towards reducing resource consumption and conscious production methods. Alongside the benefits of organic farming on water quality, land fertility and energy use, organic cotton is an exceptionally soft fibre that is delicate for you and your little one's skin! This makes Scheepjes Organicon a particularly suitable yarn for creating garments, stuffed toys and accessories for babies and toddlers, as well as garments for adults with a sensitive touch.
Scheepjes Organicon is available in 21 soft and fresh pastel shades with a selection of neutrals that together make gorgeous colour combinations for a wide range of projects.
Eco Conscious and Sustainable
With Scheepjes Organicon, we are taking steps towards creating a better world by promoting an eco conscious, sustainable and vegan friendly product. Through embodying the ethos of Scheepjes Organicon, we as a crafting community can work towards change together.
- Scheepjes Organicon holds the GOTS certification which guarantees through traceability that the cotton has been grown on organic certified fields without the use of chemical fertilisers, farmed in a sustainable manner and in a way that ensures the continuing fertility of the land it is grown on. The dyes used are also GOTS-certified and have the highest sustainability index possible for textile manufacture.
- By harnessing a 100% biological wastewater treatment approach in the production process of Scheepjes Organicon, wastewater from the production of this yarn is safely recycled and repurposed.
- A vegan friendly yarn is one that contains no animal products or by-products. From the dyes used to colour this yarn, to its 100% plant-based fibre, Scheepjes Organicon respects the welfare of animals and offers a high-quality alternative for all conscious crafters.
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3ply Macramé Rope, 5mm Length: 108 yards (100 meters), Weight: 800g
100% Recycled Cotton
Single Twist Cord
Consistent color guaranteed
The new 5mm 3ply Macramé Rope is a triple twist cotton cord composed of 120 single threads twisted with three 40-thread parts. It is perfect for macramé, weaving or any fiber art.
It is super soft, smooth, knots beautifully and gives amazing, twirly fringes and tassels. Thanks to its twisted structure it is firm and easy to work with.
The 3ply Macramé Rope is produced in our small factory in Poland.It is sustainable and 100% made of recycled cotton.
How the rope is produced:
1. Old clothes and textile waste are collected and sorted by color.
2. They are cut into consistent smaller pieces and shredded.
3. Selected colors are blended to gain an amazing shades of yarn. The color blend process allows consistent color matching with no dyes, no water and no chemical products applied!
4. Cotton is spun to achieve the softest and finest yarn.
5. Yarn is twisted into Premium 3ply Macramé Rope <3
The inner spool is made of recycled paper and is biodegradable.
Our 3ply Macramé Rope has been granted authorization according to STANDARD 100 by OEKOTEX (including requirements for Baby articles).
OEKO-TEX STANDARD 100 guarantees that the tested and certified yarn does not contain any harmful substances that are a danger to human health and environment.
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By the talented Jane Burns, Twisted Socks has been created to add a fun and funky twist to your sock drawer. Not to mention how comfy they will feel on your feet!
Make the perfect sized socks with this flexible knitting pattern, offering 3 sizes to suit both small and large feet. All you’ll need is 1 ball of each colour to create a complete pair of Twisted Socks.In our sample, we used Scheepjes Metropolis yarn in colours 077 Quebec, 030 Toulouse and 023 Monterrey. Though with a range of 80 exciting colours to inspire you, create to your taste with Scheepjes Metropolis!
Jane Burns loves creating accessible designs and working with beautiful yarns in her projects. Her belief is that crafting should be a relaxing past-time, and strives to create projects that are both quirky, yet suitable for a range of crocheters and knitters from beginner to advanced. She has had patterns published in The Knitter, Let’s Knit, and Knit Now magazines, to name a few, as well as in previous issues of Scheepjes YARN The After Party - which you may remember - the Dino Hunter Sweater and the Sunshine Dress.
Discover more about Jane and her wonderful patterns on her Ravelry-profile.
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This timeless design, featuring an eye-catching geometric motif reminiscent of bees busily buzzing, will most certainly catch a glance or two atop your couch, arm-chair or outdoor setting. Designer Esme Crick used mosaic crochet techniques to achieve this bold result. Doesn’t the contrast of bright and beige simply give the Busy Bees Cushion a multidimensional pop?
This pattern has been crocheted using our 50g balls of Scheepjes Catona in colours 248 Champagne and 189 Royal Orange. You’ll need 5 balls for the background, and 2 for the contrasting motif, with the end result being a lovely 45 x 45cm new addition to your home!
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It would certainly be an understatement to say the ever so elegant Pegasus Tunic did justice to the gorgeous pastel blend of our Scheepjes Our Tribe yarn. The design of this whimsical tunic involves a combination of circular and straight knitting whereby the skirt till just below the sleeves is circular, and the section across the chest including sleeves involves simply a front and a back piece stitched together! To make yours just like ours, use colour 967 Simy, and otherwise take your pick from the wonderful range of colours Scheepjes Our Tribe has to offer! This versatile pattern can be made for sizes S to XXL.
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Special opening offer until 17.7.19.
Reduced price at only £2.45. Plus if you spend over £15.00 on Chunky Monkey choose 3 Yarn The After Party Patterns and use code freepatterns at checkout to get them for free.
fibre Content:100% Premium Acrylic, Needle Size 1:5 mm, Yarn Weight:Aran, Ball Weight:100 grams, Length:116 metres, Gauge:13 stitches, 18 rows to 10 cm on 5 mm hook/needles.
If you already love our Colour Crafter range, then you are absolutely going to adore Chunky Monkey! An ideal yarn for those of you looking to mix things up, this yarn boasts a lovely thick texture that both compliments and contrasts perfectly with Colour Crafter. Suited for needles and hooks sized 5.0 mm, this is an Aran weight yarn made from lightweight, hypoallergenic Premium Acrylic. And what’s more, it’s super easy to care for and is available in the same extensive colour palette as Colour Crafter! But that’s not all! A core feature of Chunky Monkey is that it is an Anti Pilling Yarn. You may already be familiar with those pesky little balls appearing on your knitwear garments or children's stuffed toys after frequent use; this is what we call Pilling. Scheepjes Chunky Monkey, on the other hand, has been specially designed to prevent this from occurring! Neat, huh?
Thanks to its thick Aran weight, this yarn is best suited to creating large items such as blankets, home décor items and children’s toys, as well as chunky jumpers, jackets, beanies and shawls.
Rachele Camona of Cypress Textiles designed the captivating Amazon Blanket, for our Scheepjes Bookazine YARN 3, and we reckon it pairs exceptionally with Scheepjes Chunky Monkey yarn! With 93 colours to choose from, you’ll be spoilt for choice in selecting a colour palette, so to help get you started, we've created a handy colouring page! Colour it in with your chosen 14 shades to keep you on track as you crochet this exciting project.
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Each of the patterns in this book has been designed with the adventurous beginner sock knitter in mind. My aim has always been to encourage beginners to understand how a sock works from cuff to toe, and to not only enhance their sock drawers but also their well-being as they discover the simple pleasure of knitting in the round. If you can knit and purl, you can knit socks and once you can knit socks, you can knit anything! Start with plain socks if you’ve never knitted them before – or launch straight in with the pattern that you like the best. Be fearless! It won’t be long before you’re wearing your hand-knits and your feet will thank you for it, but do be warned - sock knitting is addictive!
With much love
The four shades chosen By Winwick Mum are Hidden Gem, Brightside, Seascape, Wildflower and can be found here.
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Bambino is beautifully smooth and comfy for babies, is anti-pilling and of course machine washable so super practical. This DK weight yarn is the same composition as the Stylecraft Bellissima which works perfectly together and increases your colour palette.
Whilst every attempt is made to send the same dye lot there are times when that is not possible. If you would like the same dye lot please leave me a comment on your order. If I am unable to fulfil that request I will contact you before posting your order.
Composition: 100% Acrylic Ball Weight: 100g Yardage/Meterage: 293yds/268m Needle Size: 4mm Tension: 22 stitches x 30 rows to 10cm square Wash Care: Machine Wash at 30 Degrees C, Cool Tumble Dry, Cool Iron, May Dry Clean
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Feast your eyes on the delightfully colourful Confetti Blanket by Rachele Carmona! Created through a culmination of several 15cm motifs, this is not only the perfect project for brightening your living space, but made in small pieces, it can easily join you on your upcoming summer holiday. The finished result will measure a lovely 107 x 117cm.
This pattern has been crocheted using Scheepjes Stone Washed and Scheepjes Stone Washed XL yarns. Though perhaps the colour palette of Scheepjes River Washed and River Washed XL is more to your taste? Lucky for you, both yarn ranges suit this design perfectly!
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Fiber Content:27% Linen x 47% Cotton x 26% Acrylic, Needle size 1:3.5 mm, Yarn weight:DK, Ball weight:50 gram, Length:135 meter, Gauge:22 stitches, 27 rows to 10 cm on 3.5 mm needles. ,40 degree wash, cool iron.
Scheepjes Linen Soft is a beautiful mix of cotton, linen, and acrylic, and creates a more rustic looking yarn with an elegant drape. It is just perfect for summer crafting. The traditional feel contrasts with the more modern colour palette to give you a fresh, modern yarn, Check out the Scheepjes Linen Soft product page for an abundance of patterns to create.
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SPECIAL BIRTHDAY OFFER: Free Yarn the After Party Sock pattern and organza bag with a small tub of Rose gold effect vintage style stitch markers and a wooden button with " Be someone's rainbow" on them.
Offer ends 3rd August 2019 or while stock lasts.
I am happy to split the cost into smaller installments. Please contact me if you'd like to do this.
This kit includes:All 80 colours across the Metropolis range
10 grams = 40 metres,Fibre Content: 75% Extra Fine Merino and 25% Nylon,Recommended Needle/Hook Size: 2.50-3.00mm
Washing Instructions wash at 40, tumble dry low, iron low, do not bleach.
Please note - due to the size and weight this product is available for UK customers only.
Following the success of Catona, Cahlista and Stone Washed River Washed Colour Packs, Scheepjes is pleased to release its newest addition; the Scheepjes Metropolis Colour Pack! Each pack showcases all 80 colours across the full Metropolis range in our adorable Cutie Pie 10-gram balls. Supplied in an attractive gift box with a transparent front and back window, we’re certain you’ll fall in love just gazing at the simply irresistible Scheepjes Metropolis range!
The Scheepjes Colour Packs make choosing the colour palette for your next project an absolute breeze. Not to mention these balls are the ideal size for creating a variety of small multicolour projects or for use in Fair Isle knitting! What’s not to love?!
A new pattern by Mat Boy and Bunting is due out next week on his blog
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Images by Petra x
This new colourway is expected to arrive with me the last week of June when I will add stock to this page. You can get an email to let you know when stock arrives by using the out of stock notification available on each product .
The third Exclusive Colourway dyed for Lusciously Loopy is Spring in The Lakes. This has once again been made by the super talented Petra at Made By Black Elephant Check out her wonderful etsy Shop and follow her on Instagram or Facebook. I have some of her yarns available here and the first colourway in the Lakes collection Autumn in the Lakes is here with the second Winter in the lakes Here.
When I decided to commission an exclusive hand dyed colourway I wanted the first collection to be nature based. Living in the Lake District was inspiration for the four seasons in the Lake district and Petra was the first person that came to mind to dye them for me.
For the first two seasons I found images that really captured the look and feel of the lakes for me. Spring was a bit more difficult to find one particular image. One of the places that immediately came to mind was Rannerdale which has many happy memories of years gone by. Spending sunny lazy Spring days/evenings exploring with Milly, surrounded by Bluebells with the most gorgeous view of the hills and shimmering blue of the lake. There is also one particular memory of a walk there when Alan took us on a 'short cut' that ended with us knee deep in bog. Luckily Milly found it all an adventure!
As Cockermouth was the home of Wordsworth and is therefore synonymous with daffodils I wanted to convey the jaunty, sunny, positive beauty that they bring to this area in spring. The images I found of both were lovely but there wasn't one alone that conveyed how this area feels to me in spring. Petras interpretation of the images I sent her is stunning and she has once again produced a winner that feels like Spring in the Lakes.
It is available in:
Sock - 100gm 425m 75/25 merino/nylon
DK - 115gm 230m 100% Merino
Aran - 100gm 166m 100% Merino
Black Elephant yarns are all hand-dyed in Sheffield using wool which is ethically sourced, supporting communities which produce it and no animals are hurt (mulesing free)
Each skein will come in an organza bag. Each order will receive one handmade glass stitch marker by Libbycraft.
Please note that the photos are for illustration purposes only and show particular colourway as accurately as is possible with hand dyed yarn. The skein you receive might differ to this photo slightly. Colours do not pool or stripe and create a nice speckled / heathered effect. There are no dye lots and each skein is unique.
***No two skeins are exactly the same, so it is recommended tp alternate skeins to achieve a blended effect.***
Machine washable in cold water but as with all wools it will last longer if hand washed and dry flat.
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In this edition of 'YARN The After Party' a Tee made from the warm lace weight Scheepjes Alpaca Rhythm. Due to the generously shaped sleeves and boat neck, this distinctively shaped top makes a unique and elegant addition to any in-between-season wardrobe. The design uses 8 to 10 balls of Scheepjes Alpaca Rhythm, depending on the size required and is crocheted using both a 2.5 mm and 3.0 mm hook. The example in the photo is made using Scheepjes Alpaca Rhythm 669 (ChaCha) and 667 (Jitterbug).
About the designer
Emma Friedlander-Collins started designing and selling crochet patterns in 2011. With her unique approach and unusual designs, she has established herself as an innovative crochet designer. Emma is also the co-founder and partner in crime at #crochetgirlgang - a space for crochet girls the world over to share their makes, find support and generally get crochet happy.
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The wonderfully versatile Springtime Hooded Cowl with its stylish eyelet motif is the perfect addition to your spring wardrobe!
This cowl has been designed to be cosy and spacious, with enough room to drape it over the shoulders and head creating a unique hooded style. It will be your companion through cool summer nights, right through to chilly autumn days. Created to be a comfortable level for beginners, this pattern is suitable for any and all knitters. It’s a ‘one size fits all’ for adults but the pattern can easily be adjusted to make a children's cowl. To knit the Springtime Hooded Cowl we recommend 80cm circular needles in size 3.75mm. In our sample we have used Scheepjes Linen Soft colour 616.
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A Selection of ten Pattern books for the 20gm Happy Cotton range.
Book 1 (8 characters)
Tiggy 2 X 792 1 X 775 C 1 X 762 Roary 2 X 761 1 X 776 1 X 753 Koala 2 x 774 1 x 775 1 x 757 Bunny 2 x 751 1 x 757 1 x 762 1 x 764 Magic 2 x 762 1 x 769 1 x 771 1 x 773 Moo 2 x 763 1 x 776 1 x 777 1 x 761 Prickles 2 x 773 1 x 777 1 x 792 1 x 753 Hummer 2 x 782 1 x 781 1 x 775 1 x 754 781
Book 2 (8 characters)
Brown Bear 2 X 777 1 X 772 1 X 775 Panda 2 X 762 1 X 774 1 X 775 llama 2 x 773 1 x 761 Giraffe 2 x 771 1 x 761 1 x 756 Penguin 2 x 775 1 x 761 1 x 773 Sloth 2 x 783 1 x 777 1 x 773 Piglet 2 x 764 1 x 761 1 x 777 Ribbit 2 x 764 1 x 761 1 x 777
Book 3 (8 characters)
Zig and Zag 2 x 761 2 x 775 1 x 764 1 x 753 Mr Swan 2 x 796 1 x 775 1 x 764 Mrs Swan 2 x 762 1 x 796 1 x 792 1 x 775 1 x 764 Chicky 1 x 779 1 x 788 1 x 762 Chuckle 1 x 764 1 x 763 plus to use for both 1 x 792 Patch 1 x 769 1 x 756 Puppy 1 x 764 1 x 755 Plus to use for both 1 x 761
Book 4 (8 characters)
Monkey and Mini 2 x 776 2 x 773 1 x 793 1 x 764 Mickey and Millie 2 x 759 2 x 757 1 x 764 1 x 787 1 x 785 Orange toucan 1 x 793 1 x 763 1 x 761 1 x 783 1 x 781 1 x 787 Green toucan 1 x 781 1 x 785 1 x 761 1 x 783 1 x 781 1 x 787 poodle parlour 2 x 763 2 x 761 1 x 764 1 x 796 1 x 777
Book 5 (8 characters)
Dapper doggies 1 x 762 1 x 764 1 x 775 1 x 776 1 x 783 1 x 798 Fashion friends boy 1 x 773 1 x 777 1 x 798 1 x 787 1 x 782 1 x 762 1 x 799 girl 1 x 773 1 x 777 1 x 787 1 x 782 1 x 799 Flying foxes large 3 x 792 1 x 761 1 x 777 1 x 798 1 x 785 small 2 x 792 1 x 761 1 x 777 1 x 798 1 x 785 1 x 773 Perfect pets Dog 1 x 783 1 x 798 1 x 786 1 x 787 1 x 773 1 x 777 Cat 2 x 761 1 x 784 1 x 783 1 x 794 1 x 795 1 x 760
Book 6 (8 characters)
Cool Kitties Girl 2 x 757 1 x 799 1 x 761 Boy 2 x 775 1 x 761 1 x 781 1 x 789 Panda Party 1 x 762 1 x 775 1 x 769 1 x 783 1 x 776 Pyjama pals Boy 1 x 750 1 x 767 1 x 765 1 x 761 1 x 772 Girl 1 x 768 1 x 762 1 x 764 1 x 761 1 x 771 Teddy twins Boy 3 x 776 2 x 794 1 x 761 1 x 777 Girl 2 x 777 2 x 764 1 x 761
Book 7 (4 accessories)
Sunny days buntung 2 x 784 2 x 794 1 x 762 Happy heart bunting 1 x 754 1 x 760 1 x 756 1 x 752 1 x 762 Spring fling bunting 2 x 799 2 x 783 2 x 761 1 x 784 Easter bunnies bunting 2 x 757 2 x 761 1 x 788 1 x 782 1 x 783
Book 8 (4 accessories)
Trick and treat 2 x 762 1 x 769 1 x 756 1 x 792 Spots and stripes 2 x775 1 x 762 1 x 789 1 x 764 1 x 770 1 x 785 Autumn garland 2 x 773 2 x 777 2 x 791 1 x 761 Deck the halls 2 x 762 2 x 789 2 x 773 1 x 781 1 x 777 1 x 776
Book 9 (4 nursery projects)
Over the rainbow 1 x 762 1 x 765 1 x 763 1 x 761 1 x 764 Sleepy cloud 1 x 775 1 x 757 1 x 785 1 x 786 1 x 769 Kitty rattle 1 x 757 1 x 782 1 x 783 Twinkle twinkle 2 x 775 2 x 787 1 x 757 1 x 783 1 x 769
Book 10 (4 nursery projects)
Bobtail bunny 2 x 757 1 x 762 1 x 764 1 x 787 1 x 758 Foxy rattle 2 x 793 1 x 773 1 x 775 1 x 780 Lullaby bear 3 x 762 1 x 764 1 x 775 1 x 784 Sunny and moonbeam Sunny 1 x 770 1 x 784 moonbeam 1 x 757 1 x 771 plus to use for both - 1 x 760 1 x 761