Ancient Arts Yarn is a hand-crafted hand-dyeing company that draws its inspiration from nature, art and love stories. They use only top quality bases, ethically processed and spun exclusively for Ancient Arts Yarn. All wools are individually hand-dyed in small batches, using environmentally conscious dyeing and practices.
Nettle Soft is a unique and eco-friendly combination of merino wool and nettle fibres that produces a wool that offers exceptional drape, lustre and knit definition.
This wool does not wrinkle, breathes well and regulates the temperature and is more beautiful and stronger than fine wool. When nettle fibre is paired with an animal fibre, it adds strength and makes it more lustrous. When dyed, nettle fibre does not take the dye in the same way as wool, which gives an effect of depth. very soft to the color.
Stinging nettle is a plant fibre that is very It is an ecologically responsible and sustainable product that comes from the nettle plant. It is made up of long white fibers that are found in the heart of the stalk and are extracted from the plant using a method similar to that of linen. However, like linen and cotton, nettle cultivation requires no herbicides or pesticides and very little water.
||68% mérinos superwash, 32% ortie
|Weight / Meterage
||~ 100g / 240 meters
||3.75 mm - 4.5 mm
||~ 21 - 24 stitches / 10cm
||lavage à la main, à l'eau froide séchage à plat
||teinte à la main au Canada
This product ships as a skein. It is necessary to roll it into a ball before knitting it. You can ask us to do this for you by adding a note to your order.
Colors vary from screen to screen. If you need to be really sure of the color, come see us at the store!