The Yarn Collective is a fibre and design company focused on working with the best independent designers to bring you luxurious hand-dyed yarns in a range of inspiring colourways. A trio of designers representing the best of modern knitwear design have been chosen to launch The Yarn Collective. These international designers are keeping the knitting industry fresh, relevant and thriving.  Melanie Berg from Germany, Bristol Ivy from the USA and Carol Feller from Ireland have created and curated three different, distinctive and wonderful lines for The Yarn Collective. Learn more about The Yarn Collective and the artisan process of production for these sumptuous yarns in the lookbook below.

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Curated Bristol 1
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It doesn’t stop with these three designers. The Collective extends in many ways with Melanie, Carol and Bristol personally inviting fellow designers that they respect to design items for their yarns. Other independent designers are also inspired to create their own patterns using The Yarn Collective.

The Yarn Collective is sold exclusively at LoveKnitting.com and LoveCrochet.com.

THE YARN

PORTLAND LACE | CURATED BY MELANIE BERG

Portland Lace is spun from the softest merino wool making it luxuriously gentle on the skin. This Lace weight yarn will create a wonderfully soft handle that is suitable for all types of knitting and crochet.

LENGTH: 860 M | 940 YRDS

WEIGHT: 100G | 3.5 OZ

NEEDLE SIZE: 2MM – 2.75MM | UK14 – UK11 | US1 -US2

TENSION/GAUGE: 10CM | 4IN SQUARE = 32 – 40  STITCHES

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BLOOMSBURY DK | CURATED BY CAROL FELLER

Bloomsbury DK is a beautiful silky DK weight yarn, spun from the softest merino wool. This hand dyed yarn is perfect for knitting cosy sweaters and scarves and will knit to any DK weight pattern.

LENGTH: 240 M | 263 YRDS

WEIGHT: 100G | 3.5 OZ

NEEDLE SIZE: 4MM | UK8 | US6

TENSION/GAUGE: 10CM | 4IN SQUARE = 22 STITCHES x 28 ROWS

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PEMBROKE WORSTED | CURATED BY BRISTOL IVY

Pembroke Worsted is spun from the softest merino wool, hand dyed in small batches to achieve the rich, pure tones of gems and minerals. Its versatile worsted weight will create beautiful soft yet durable sweaters and accessories and will knit to any Worsted weight pattern. Its wonderfully soft handle makes it a joy to work with and wear.

LENGTH: 200 M | 218 YRDS

WEIGHT: 100G | 3.5 OZ

NEEDLE SIZE: 4.5MM | UK7 | US7

TENSION/GAUGE: 10CM | 4IN SQUARE = 20 STITCHES x 24 ROWS

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