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. These international designers represent the best of modern knitwear design. They keep the knitting industry fresh, relevant and thriving.

The Collective continues to grow with the introduction of two new designers, Melody Hoffmann and Nadia Crétin-Léchenne.
They join Michele Wang, Melanie Berg and Carol Feller. Each designer has created and curated a different, distinctive and wonderful line for The Yarn Collective.

Learn more about The Yarn Collective and the artisan process of production for these sumptuous yarns in the lookbooks below.

LOOK BOOKS

Curated Melanie 1
Curated Bristol 1
Curated Carol 1
Curated Michele

It doesn’t stop with these five designers. The Collective extends in many ways with the designers 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

FLEURVILLE 4PLY | CURATED BY MELODY HOFFMANN


Lovingly hand dyed by artisans in small batches, Fleurville 4Ply reflects Melody Hoffmann’s love of nature and flowers. Achingly pastel semi-solid shades are anchored by deep earth tones to create a palette that brings garden flowers into your knitting and crochet. Carefully spun, Fleurville 4Ply is a buttersoft merino wool yarn with loft and drape, perfect for fine knits and shawls and favourite accessories.

LENGTH:
350 M | 382 YRDS

WEIGHT:
100G | 3.5 OZ

NEEDLE SIZE:
3.25MM | UK10 | US3

TENSION/GAUGE:
10CM | 4IN SQUARE = 28 STITCHES x 36 ROWS

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TYC-Rivoli-all

RIVOLI SPORT | CURATED BY NADIA CRÉTIN-LÉCHENNE


Rivoli Sport is a gloriously soft blend of silk, merino and alpaca in a sport weight, curated by talented designer Nadia Crétin-Léchenne. Inspired by great works of art, Nadia brings together favourite paintings and artists in her color palette – from Auguste Pink to Claude Sky, Gustav Gold, William Slate and Henri Plum which complement her designs with their feminine drape and use of textured stitches. 

LENGTH:
250 M | 273 YRDS

WEIGHT:
100G | 3.5 OZ

NEEDLE SIZE:
3.75MM | UK9 | US9

TENSION/GAUGE:
10CM | 4IN SQUARE = 25 STITCHES x 30 ROWS

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HUDSON WORSTED | CURATED BY MICHELE WANG


This aran weight yarn is a cosy combination of 85% merino and 15% yak hair. The mix of spicy shades and moody greys and blacks are tempered by a heathered effect in the yarn. Perfect for accessories.

LENGTH:
180 M | 197 YRDS

WEIGHT:
100G | 3.5 OZ

NEEDLE SIZE:
4.5MM | UK7 | US7

TENSION/GAUGE:
10CM | 4IN SQUARE = 20 STITCHES x 26 ROWS

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TYC Portlance Lace-600

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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TYC Bloomsbury DK-600
TYC Pembroke Worsted-600

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.

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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