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Super soft beanie is crocheted using our handspun and hand dyed cotton and banana yarn. This yarn is so soft you will not believe it in your wildest dreams. See below for the DIY pattern: See our blog for all our patterns. Easy patterns to share with everyone! You will need: 200g cotton and banana yarn. See our recycled yarn category. The yarn is doubled up in the image to give a chunky look (2 skeins of 100g). 2 strands of yarn on hook. You can also just use one skein, but it won't be as chunky. Chain 50, or how wide (circumference) you want the hat to sit on your head. This will be the size of your head :-)...

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Organic silks and tassar silk, handspun chunky wild silk yarn.

Have you ever wondered what to do with your tassar silk yarn and your eri and tassar organic silk yarn? What about adding eri and tassar tassels to a warm pure Scottish wool winter scarf or add detail to textile jewellery? All handspun yarns are produced in the forests of rural North India by women and families. They have been spinning wild silk for hundreds and hundreds of years using ancient techniques. See our images of these women thigh spinning and reeling the tussah silk below.    

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Free crochet scarf pattern with sari silk yarn.

This pattern is for a very long sari silk yarn scarf with tassels. It is super warm, super soft and beautifully ethical. Ethical fashion with handspun yarns.   Finished crochet scarf measurements. approx: 170cm long (Not including the tassels). Tassel length: Approx 30 cm but feel free to chop them! YARN USED: Handspun sari silk yarn in Kalka Yellow: 400g.           ABBREVIATIONS: CH - chain St - stitch DC - Double Crochet TR - Treble Crochet   SCARF Ch 21 Row 1: Dc in 4th chain from hook and each remaining to the end - 18dc Row 2 - 5 Ch 3, turn, tr in first st and in each st across. Row 6 - 22...

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