It's heading to "that time of year"... A very big thank you to EVERYBODY for your support so far in 2021! I am not sure where the year has gone, and can hardly believe that there are already festive decorations in the shops and that we are on the down-slope to 2022! On our side [...]
A very big thank you to EVERYBODY for your support so far in this strange year, 2020! Wow! What an unexpected turn of an entire year. So many plans made at the beginning of the year went right out of the window...and so, the makers-of-plans promptly sat at home crafting and dreaming up new and [...]
We always have loads of fabulous felting supplies for wet or dry felting! You can find them: HERE Last year I shared a video tutorial on how to make a needle felted star decoration or garland (which is also a great introduction to needle felting!) ~ You can watch it here! This year, I have been [...]
I am back from my trip to the UK and the Edinburgh Yarn Festival which took place last month (in snowy Edinburgh!) to see what yarnie fun people in the UK get up to! It was an amazing experience to see so many yarn producers, dyers and knitters under one roof! There are quite few photographs and [...]
On the train from London to Edinburgh, Gina met London based Allison from Yarn in the City and was interviewed about Natural Yarns and Knit and Breathe on the Yarn in the City podcast! You can listen to the interview here (from approx. 18 minutes)
Knit and Breathe had a fabulous retreat in the Magaliesburg in March! Besides the fabulous knitting workshops and mindful relaxation, our participants were spoiled completely as always with a beautiful venue, great food and goodies from our amazing sponsors!Have a look at the event photographs here. #labyrinthretreat You can find out more about the upcoming events and links to the [...]
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Hello Natural Fibre Lovers! I trust that you are all well rested over the festive season and that you are inspired for a wonderful year of fibre-crafting! The year kicked off to a lovely start! Let me share some of the exciting things are happening here at Natural Yarns: […]
Hello, my name is Gina Ross I am the founder of Natural Yarns, a South African online store which stocks a wide range of local and international natural fibre yarns, as well as fibre craft tools. Whether you're a knitter, a crocheter, a spinner, felter or weaver, you will find a wide variety of supplies [...]
Hello Natural Fibre Lovers! “Spring day” has come and gone and the season is slowly changing towards warmer weather in the usual “one step forward..two steps back” kind of way here in Cape Town! Natural Yarns HQ has successfully moved and I am having SO much fun in the new space which is much easier [...]
Hello Natural Fibre Lovers! There is snow capping Cape Town’s surrounding mountains ~The icy wind has been carrying the cold straight off those mountains and the sea, making for a very chilly time here on the Cape Peninsula. This means much fireside knitting and spinning so it’s not all bad! Natural Yarns HQ will be [...]
Hello Natural Fibre Lovers! We’re in the midst of a chilly Cape Town Autumn and I, for one, am so happy to have unpacked my “Winter woolies” to wear again in the cold! We have some lovely new yarn & fibre craft supplies in stock: […]
The new Nurturing Fibres Eco-Cotton colourways have arrived & are available on our Eco-Cotton page. Eco-Fusion and Eco-Bamboo to follow soon!!
Dear Natural Yarn Lovers The Winter cold has almost given way for warmer weather, but there are still some cool days ahead! Read about our new products, some information towards learning to spin on a drop spindle, and which yarns are on sale in our Spring Sale! with your coupon code below! […]
As much as I absolutely love Winter, January is quite magical with it’s late sun, balmy evenings that go on and on, and the odd cooler night that a light shawl does the perfect job of keeping me just warm enough to enjoy being out in the evening air. […]
Winter is almost upon us again here in South Africa, and we have been busy bees with lots of new and lovely products & yarns added to our site in 2014 so far! I hope you've already dusted off your needles/hooks, organised your yarn stash & started planning your Winter-woolies!
Have you seen Heidi of HeidiBears’ awesome crochet turtle? […]
These Nurturing Fibres Colours of the month will only be available for order during February 2014 - SeaShore - SeaScape & Coral Reef + Mini Skein option!
Preview of some of our 2013 Nurturing Fibres Winter Colourways...
We have been inundated with emails and phone calls from those of you who are looking for LeLana Handspun Yarn! […]