ABOUT THE YARN BASES

At Pigment & Ply all our yarn is ethically sourced and produced, our Merino comes from farms that use 100% mulesing free practices. Our Bluefaced Leicester yarn is produced on small farms around the UK. If you have any further questions about the yarn bases please feel free to contact us.

SWM DK- £16 per 100g
100% Superwash Merino 

Double Knit - 100g Skein

225m per 100g

A 4-ply yarn that has a very soft and springy quality, great for jumpers, hats and scarves or anything that will be worn next to the skin. Vibrant colours and speckles.


 

SWM Sock- £16 per 100g
100% Superwash Merino 

4 ply Sock weight- 100g Skein

400m per 100g
 

A 4-ply sock yarn that is very soft and is quite solid for a fingering weight yarn. As the yarn is made up of 4-ply it has very defined speckles and holds a lot of detail. Perfect for Shawls and garments. Vibrant colours and speckles.


 

SWM Sock HT- £16 per 100g

100% Superwash Merino

2 ply Sock weight- 100g Skein

High Twist

365m per 100g
 

A 2-ply sock yarn with a high twist this makes it the perfect yarn for socks as it is harder wearing and less likely to pill. Vibrant colours and speckles.


 

SWM Luxe Sock- £16 per 100g

100% Superwash Extra fine Merino

19.5 micron Merino - 4ply Sock Weight- 100g Skein

400m per 100g
 

A 4-ply sock yarn that is super soft and squishy. The extra fine merino means that it is spun from really fine wool producing a yarn that is perfect for wearing next to the skin. Vibrant colours and speckles.


 

85/15 Sock- £16 per 100g

85% Superwash Extra fine Merino Wool 15% Nylon

100g Skein
420m per 100g

 

Almost as soft as the SWM Luxe Sock yarn, this 85% Superwash Merino 15% Nylon provides you will all the luxury softness as the 100% but with the extra durability that the nylon adds. Perfect for hats, socks, scarves and shawls. Vibrant colours and speckles.

75/25 DK- £16 per 100g

75% Superwash Merino Wool 25% Nylon

100g Skein
225m per 100g

 

A 4-ply Double Knit yarn that is very soft and is durable. It is perfect for garments that will have slightly more wear and tear such as sock. The nylon content also ensures that the garment is less likely to pill. Vibrant colours and speckles.


 

75/25 Sock- £16 per 100g

75% Superwash Merino Wool 25% Nylon

100g Skein

High Twist
420m per 100g

 

A 2-ply sock yarn that is very soft and is durable. It is perfect for garments that will have slightly more wear and tear such as sock. The nylon content also ensures that the garment is less likely to pill. Vibrant colours and speckles.


 

MCN DK- £20 per 100g

80% Superwash Merino 10% Cashmere 10% Nylon 

Double knit- 100g Skein

212m per 100g
 

A luxury 4-ply Double Knit yarn that is super soft thanks to the addition of cashmere to the merino. The Nylon added gives strength and durability to any garment made. It holds colours vibrantly and has defined speckles.


 

Kid Mohair Silk- £17 per 50g

72% Kid Mohair  28% Silk 
Lace Weight - 50g Hanks 
420m per 50g 

This single ply Mohair and silk blend is a super soft brushed yarn with an incredible halo around it. It is perfect when knitted with another yarn to add strength and softness as well as providing extra thermal properties to your garment. Vibrant in colour.


 

Merino Mohair Sock- £22 per 100g

56% Extrafine Superwash Merino 44% Superkid Mohair

Single Ply Sock- 100g Skein

360m per 100g

This yarn is produced using the finest merino and mohair, creating a pearl like lustre on the yarn. This luxury single ply yarn is so soft it can be used as a fingering weight or even as a sport weight because of the fluffiness the mohair provides. One of our most vibrant yarns.

Alpaca Sock- £18 per 100g

100% Baby Alpaca Yarn

4ply Sock Weight - 100g Skein

400m per 100g

Soft Alpaca yarn creates a breathable finished garment with a soft lustre. Alpaca yarn holds colour less vibrantly than other yarns so expect a softer, lighter version of the colourway.

Merino Silk Lace- £20 per 100g

75 % Ultrafine Superwash Merino 25% Mulberry Silk Yarn
Lace weight - 100g Skein

800m per 100g
 

A super soft and almost shiny yarn this merino and silk blend has such an amazing lustre to it. When knitted it has a luxurious drape that reflects the light and holds vibrant colours beautifully. Perfect for shawls.


 

BFL Sock- £17 per 100g

100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool

4ply Sock Yarn- 100g Skein

400m per 100g

Bluefaced Leicester has longer fibres than other wool so produces harder wearing and low pilling yarns. It has a natural sheen and takes up dyes beautifully to create rich and vibrant colourways. Perfect for socks and clothing that will receive a lot of wear.

BFL DK- £17 per 100g

100% Superwash Bluefaced Leicester Wool

4ply DK Weight- 100g Skein

225m per 100g

Bluefaced Leicester has longer fibres than other wool so produces harder wearing and low pilling yarns. It has a natural sheen and takes up dyes beautifully to create rich and vibrant colourways. Perfect for socks and clothing that will receive a lot of wear.

Kid Silk Fluff- £25 per 100g

69% Silk 22% Kid Mohair 9% Polyamide
Non-Superwash
4ply- 100g Hanks
350m per 100g

This luxury silk and mohair yarn knits up like a 4-ply. It has a beautiful sheen and drape once knitted with added softness and warmth due to the mohair content. Holds colour nicely.

Slub- £18 per 100g

90% Superwash Merino Wool 10% Nylon

100g Hanks
400m per 100g

This soft almost boucle yarn has a lovely slub to it. It is extremely soft and benefits from being knitted on slightly larger needles to show off the yarn. It holds colour extremely well and has a lovely drape.

Alpaca Merino Sock- £16 per 100g

60% Superwash Merino Wool 20% Superfine Alpaca 20% Nylon

4ply Sock - 100g Skein

400m per 100g

An extremely soft yet durable yarn. The Alpaca gives a the hint of a soft halo around the yarn while the nylon gives added strength and durability. Perfect for garments and accessories- one of our favourites!

Suri Sport- £16 per 100g
50% Suri Alpaca 50% Merino

Non-Superwash

4ply Sport weight- 100g Skein

This non superwash yarn, like most alpaca yarns takes the dyes much more softly than our merino and BFL yarns making a softer and less defined colouway. It is beautifully soft with a soft halo around the yarn from the alpaca. Cool handwash only.

Sparkle Sock- £17.50 per 100g

75% Superwash Merino Wool 20% Nylon 5% Silver Stellina

2ply construction- 100g Skeins

400m per 100g

This Merino Nylon blend yarn is hard wearing fingering weight and perfect for accessories that benefit from a little extra shine! The Silver Stellina reflects and catches the light like no other of our yarns. 

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