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Natural Coloured Fancy Pure Linen

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200g cones of smooth, strong approx. 4ply pure cotton yarn for warping.

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Pure natural coloured linen is twisted into this strong, versatile yarn. Packed full of texture with both pale and dark linen and strands of natural vegetation this is a most unusual fancy style yarn.


Linen is ideal for all different crafts requiring a strong, tough yarn. Though its handle is quite rough, it will soften with use and can tolerate machine washing and tumble drying.

The hand spun appearance means it’s great for re-enactment projects and anything that needs to have a home spun, rustic feel.

The yarn can be dyed to heathery, mottled shades due to the marled twist. Use cold water dyes or natural dyes for authentic coloured yarns.

Linen makes a particularly good weaving yarn in both the warp and weft for all types of loom and to add a decorative, rustic look. Make mats, runners, wall-hangings.

Braids, tassels, knotting and macramé are very successful. Also useful as a general “string” around the house or garden, though will eventually discolour and rot over time with long exposure to the sun. Excellent when crocheted into tough, strong bags and vessels that will last for years.

Beading, Braidmaking, Crocheting, Dyeing, Embroidery, Knitting, Knotting, Macrame, Tapestry Weaving, Tasselmaking, Weaving


An unusual, versatile yarn at a great price.

Additional Information

Search Key OtherLinens
Main Fibre Content Linen
Price Per 100g £2.99
Feltable No
Dyeable Yes
Search Colour Brown
Crafts Suitable For Braidmaking, Crocheting, Jewellery Making, Knitting, Knotting, Lacemaking, Macrame, Rugmaking, Tapestry Weaving, Tasselmaking, Weaving
Ply 4ply
Gauge or Tension Knit on 3.25mm pins to a tension of 28 stitches and 36 rows for a 10cm square
Yarn Count Approx Resultant 10/4nm
Wraps Per Inch (WPI) 18
Length 500
Product Weight 200g
When It's Gone It's Gone Yes
Washing Instructions Gentle Hand Wash, Machine Wash at 30⁰, Do Not Wring, Dry Flat, Can Be Tumble Dried, Medium Iron, Iron Under Damp Cloth
Package Unit No
Skein Weight No
Colour No
Colour No
Thickness or Size No