How do I contact Sirdar?

If you have any questions or need clarification, please contact us directly at [email protected] One of team will get back to you in everyday English.

Is Sirdar a British company?

Sirdar is the UK market leader in hand knitting yarns as well has having a growing presence in exports markets, most notably the USA. In the UK Sirdar now also distributes all Sirdar, DMC and Wool and The Gang products making the company the premier destination for needle crafting.

Where is Sirdar wool from?

The decision was taken to stop manufacturing and move the machinery out to a new plant in southern Turkey where the yarn is now spun and imported back to the UK. Yarn is also brought in from mills in Italy and China.

What weight is Sirdar Jewelspun?

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Brand Name Sirdar
Ball Weight 200g
Length 500 metres
Needle Size 5mm
Blend 100% Acrylic

Is Patons yarn good?

I love this wool yarn, it is soft and sturdy, and holds up well if you have to unravel a section and then re-do it. I have done other small projects like hats and scarves with this yarn and have found them to hold up really well in the wash, but I always remember to hang-dry, just to be on the safe side.

Where is Stylecraft yarn made?

Our yarns reflect the latest fashion trends together with essential classics and irresistible baby yarns. We now supply more than 1,000 shops in the UK as well as exporting to many countries around the world, all from our beautiful working mill in Slaithwaite, West Yorkshire.

What ply is Sirdar Country Style DK?

4 Ply
About This Yarn A firm favourite in a finer weight, Country Classic 4 Ply is perfect for light layers. Boasting beautiful shades inspired by the British countryside, the 50/50 blend of pure wool and acrylic feels wonderfully soft on the skin.

What is self striping yarn?

Self striping yarn is a particular type of yarn. As the name suggests, it creates stripes as you crochet. You do not need to change colors. In fact, you do not need to do anything at all. You can crochet in any stitch, working on any project, and self striping yarn will give you stripes.

What is Aran yarn?

Aran yarns are also called “medium yarns”. They are thicker than the DK yarns and are often stronger and more rigid. Sometimes this term gets mixed up with the original Aran sweaters. These so called cable knit sweaters owe their name to the Aran Islands in Ireland and have nothing to do with standard weight of wool.

What brands of yarn are softest?

Check out our list of the softest, dreamiest yarns available from Lion Brand, LoveCrafts, Red Heart and Yarnspirations!

  • Debbie Bliss Paloma.
  • The Yarn Collective Bloomsbury DK.
  • Red Heart: Hygge.
  • Dreamy Stripes.
  • Soft.
  • Yarnspirations: Bernat Blanket.
  • Bernat Velvet.
  • Caron Simply Soft.

Is Scheepjes yarn made in China?

The yarns, two different lines both with Scheepjes pull-tabs are listed as being made in China.

Are there any handknitters that make Sirdar yarn?

But wherever you first heard our name, you’ll know that handknitters have passed their love of Sirdar yarns from generation to generation.

Is the Sirdar logo a reliable mark of quality?

And we triple check every Sirdar pattern so you can be sure of a successful knit with the recommended Sirdar yarn. That’s why the Sirdar logo has become a reliable mark of quality for hand knitting yarns and patterns. Hand knitting is in our genes.

When did Harrap Wools Ltd start making yarn?

Established as Harrap Bros. (Sirdar Wools) Ltd. in West Yorkshire in 1880, we believe we’ve earned our place at the heart of the British knitting community, as well as our growing reputation around the world for yarn innovation and trend-led design. We rigorously test every Sirdar yarn so you can rely on our quality.