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RareNZ hand woven scarves
RareNZ hand woven scarves

Spring 2016

Hey there fibre lovers
We have had an interesting year full of challenges. The New Zealand Mill we use to make our yarns has had much inner turmoil. We are still not sure of its future. It will be sad to lose this historical Woollen Mill with it's amazing old but timeless machinery. We are crossing our fingers that we will be able to get yarn made there in 2017.
As a result, some of our yarns are running low so if you snooze, you lose.
The Tree Children Yarns rocked out the door. We hope to stock them again in the new year. We will keep you posted here.
Inspired by the gift of Eve's looms, we, Ruth & Vicki, have been learning and falling in love with the age old craft of weaving. We are weaving a range of Men's Scarves in our natural range of alpaca merino yarns as we see a niche in the market for stylish Men's accessories. Over summer we'll put up a photo of the floor loom by Ruth's beautiful pool. The saying will be, "Weave a scarf, Have a swim, drink a ....cup of tea of course."

Vicki & Ruth

Free Knitting Pattern

Free Knitting Pattern
Free Knitting Pattern

Victoria Vest

What a fabulous versatile vest. Wear it up either way and back to front - looks good however you weat it.

Designed to knit in our Brushed 80% alpaca 20% merino knitting yarn, but also works well in our Pure Boucle. (It takes one extra ball in the Pure than the pattern states for the brushed.)

No sewing up - quick to knit. A fabulous project.

Pictured in Old Snow Brushed and in Persimmon Pure.

Check out the Brushed knitting yarns CLICK HERE for all our available colours.
Or if you prefer the Boucle texture (don't forget to add another ball to the quantity on the pattern

Amano Designer Range from Lorena Laing

Garments will be online soon - meanwhile email us with your enquiry. Aren't they stunning!

The Rare Yarns Company Ltd
P O Box 2298
Nelson 7011
New Zealand

Tel: + 64 3 548 7273


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