Bases

Take a look at the selection of our bases;

Princess Jasmine - 4Ply - 350m/100g

80% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon

Extrafine superwash merino wool is blended with cashmere for a supersoft, plump yarn with next to the skin softness. Nylon is added for durability. Perfect for luxurious jumpers, socks, gloves and shawls.The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres.

We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

 

Princess Jasmine - DK - 225m/100g

80% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 10% Cashmere, 10% Nylon

Extrafine superwash merino wool is blended with cashmere for a supersoft, plump yarn with next to the skin softness. Nylon is added for durability. Perfect for luxurious jumpers, socks, gloves and shawls.The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres.

We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

 

House Elf Liberty - 4Ply - 400m/100g

85% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 15% Nylon

The extrafine merino wool makes this yarn luxuriously soft and bouncy for next to skin comfort. A little nylon is added for extra durabilty.The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

This yarn is so versatile and can be used for any next to skin project (scarves, jumpers etc) as well as items where a little more durability is required such as socks and gloves.

Thumper's Thump - DK - 225m/100g

85% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 15% Nylon DK

The extrafine merino wool makes this yarn luxuriously soft and bouncy for next to skin comfort. A little nylon is added for extra durabilty.The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

This yarn is so versatile and can be used for any next to skin project (scarves, jumpers etc) as well as items where a little more durability is required such as socks and gloves.

Baby Elf (20g Mini's) - 4Ply - 80m/20g

85% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 15% Nylon

The extrafine merino wool makes this yarn luxuriously soft and bouncy for next to skin comfort. A little nylon is added for extra durabilty. The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

This yarn is so versatile and can be used for any next to skin project (scarves, jumpers etc) as well as items where a little more durability is required such as socks and gloves.

Angel Delight - DK - 225m/100g

70% Baby Alpaca, 20% Silk, 10% Cashmere

Do not underestimate the power of the squish! So says Emperor Palpatine (If he was knitting at the time). We literally can't believe that this is not made up of actual clouds, its completely off the squish-o-meter.

All About That Lace - Lace Weight - 800m/100g

75% EF Superwash Merino, 25% Mulberry Silk

Because, "it's all about that lace, bout that lace". Lace weight and perfect for any lace work such as shawls, tops and wraps. A shimmering, soft and strong yarn produced from ultrafine superwash merino with mulberry silk added for a natural lustre, added strength and more drape.

Invisible String - 4Ply - 400m/100g

75% EF Superwash Merino, 25% Mulberry Silk

The big sister of "All About That Lace". 4 Ply and perfect for such a wide variety of projects such as shawls, tops and wraps. A shimmering, soft and strong yarn produced from ultrafine superwash merino with mulberry silk added for a natural lustre, added strength and more drape.

Manor House - 4Ply - 400m/100g

85% EF Superwash Merino, 15% Donegal

Who doesn't love a bit of tweed, I know we do, especially Mr Stitchcraft. I'm sure he would wear tweed even when turning our crochet hooks if he could. This is a gorgeous fingering weight base and a great addition to our range of bases.

Madagascar Jam - 4Ply - 400m/100g

100% Superwash Merino

So is it black with white stripes or white with black stripes? All we know is this base is so amazing. It is fingering weight, but two ply construction, where white and dark merino are plied together, giving it that zebra look.

Cloud 9 - 4Ply - 400m/100g

100% Superwash Extra Fine Merino

Extrafine (19.5 microns) merino is used to produce a luxury yarn that feels soft and gentle against the skin. The yarns are worsted spun from extra long staple fibres to produce a yarn that is fine and strong with a silky feel. Very soft and springy, the 4 plies and twist provide extra robustness.The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres.

We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin. A very versatile yarn, it can be used for socks, shawls, wraps, mittens and light jumpers. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes.

Autumn Nights - DK - 200m/100g

100% Superwash Extra Fine Merino

Extrafine (19.5 microns) merino is used for these yarns so they feel soft and gentle against the skin. The yarns are worsted spun to produce a yarn that is fine and strong with a silky feel. Very soft and springy, the 4 plies and twist provide extra robustness.

The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin.

A very versatile yarn, it can be used for shawls, wraps, mittens and jumpers. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes.

Stardust Magic - 4Ply - 400m/100g

75% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 20% Nylon, 5% Lurex

Three plies of merino/nylon are spun with a ply of lurex for a soft, durable yarn with sparkle. We spent a lot of time working with our spinners to get the blend just right for "Stardust". There is enough lurex to add sparkle, without the scratchiness often associated with lurex yarns, and extrafine merino for a soft handle. Add nylon and you have durability too.The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres.

We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin. Each skein of yarn is hand dyed with professional acid dyes and treated with wool care after, for a perfect finish.

Aussie Stardust Magic - DK - 250m/100g

60% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 26% Nylon, 10% Alpaca, 4% Lurex DK

This base is one of our locally sourced bases and the mix of merino and alpaca makes this base extra scrumptious. The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. A very versatile yarn, it can be used for socks, shawls, wraps, mittens and light jumpers. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes.

Mermaid's Tail - DK -  200m/100g

70% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 20% Nylon, 10% Silk DK

This base is one of our locally sourced bases and the mix of merino, nylon and silk makes this base extra scrumptious. The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. A very versatile yarn, it can be used for socks, shawls, wraps, mittens and light jumpers. Washable in cold water on a gentle cycle, it is also suitable for children's and baby clothes.

Goldfinger - 4Ply - 400m/100g

80% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 15% Nylon, 5% Gold Stellina

The extrafine merino wool makes this yarn luxuriously soft and bouncy for next to skin comfort. A little nylon is added for extra durabilty and 5% gold stellina for a subtle sparkle.

The main factor determining the quality of merino wool is its softness which depends upon the fineness of the fibres. We use extrafine merino (19.5 microns) which is some of the finest commercially available for hand dyers. This results in a supersoft yarn that feels gentle against the skin

This yarn is so versatile and can be used for any next to skin project (scarves, jumpers etc) as well as items where a little more durability is required such as socks and gloves. 

Silk Pj's - 4Ply - 440m/100g

50% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 50% Silk

Oh so shiny and silky smooth (well 50% silk will do that). This yarn is a little longer than our standard 4Ply yarn, coming in at 440m per 100g.

This yarn would be perfect for shawls, scarf's and a project where you're looking for a little sparkle and shine.

Kung Fu Panda - 4Ply - 400m/100g

65% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 20% Natural Bamboo, 15% Silk.

Imagine cuddling up to a baby panda, but then that panda could turn around, beat you up and steal your lunch money. Well that's not exactly like this yarn, but it's just as cool and funky. A glorious mix of Merino, Bamboo and Silk make this yarn touch ably soft.

Yo Moh - Lace Weight - 420m/50g

72% Superkid Mohair, 28% Mulberry Silk

Like FOMO but for yarn. Get it? Yo Moh, the H is silent for dramatic emphasis. Anyway, this lace weight is a mix of mohair and silk to make it smooth and fuzzy at the same time, a paradox, but in a good way.

Strong Girls - 4Ply - 425m/100g

75% Superwash Extra Fine Merino, 25% Nylon

There are 3 of these in the Stitchcraft household and by golly doesn't Mr Stitchcraft know it! a slight variation on our House Elf Liberty base, this has a higher mix of Nylon making it strong but still just as soft and squishy.