We are pleased to add Balayage from Pascuali to our range of yarns.
Balayage is a wonderfully soft alpaca-merino mix which was developed together with knitwear designer Melanie Berg (@mairlynd on Instagram). The aim was to create colours that provide unlimited creative options and flow harmoniously into one another, almost as if dyed by hand. This gave rise to a yarn that is excellent for shawls but, of course, for any other knitting project too, and is particularly well suited to colour techniques such as jacquard or Fair Isle.
There are also 7 stunning hand dyed colours that coordinate perfectly with these yarns - see them here
Pascuali developed different colour schemes, each consisting of four individual colours, which were designed according to the principle of colour gradients. If you combine colours from one scheme, a very harmonious colour effect is created; if you combine colours from different schemes, exciting contrasts are the result.
Pascuali have a strong ethical company focus and all of their yarns are mulesing free and ethically sourced.
Brand Name: Pascuali Yarn Base: 80% Baby Alpaca / 20% Organic Extrafine Merino Skein Weight: 50g Length: 175 metres / 190 yards Needle / Hook Size: 3.25mm Care Instructions: Handwash in lukewarm water with a mild wool detergent and lay flat to dry
Pascuali are based in Cologne and have an ever growing range of unique and rare yarns. Their yarns are made for people who value high quality and ethical focus.
Pascuali primarily support small farmers and farms and often travel to respective regions to see the conditions for themselves to ensure that all of the animals are able to develop in their natural environment and treated appropriately. Before committing to a quality, they meticulously test the wool and fibres to ensure that the highest standards are met. All yarns are made from 100% natural fibres.
Pascuali's goal is to offer high-quality products in order to revolutionise the hand knitting industry in the long term. By continuously supporting social projects and organisations, they aim to give something back to the people and the environment always with a strong focus on sustainability.
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