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Summer yarns for 2020

We are having some lovely sunny weather at least part of the time and even if you are still mainly at home you will be in need of some summer knit and crochet ideas.

There are some lovely cotton and other lightweight yarns around at the moment, so we’ve picked out a few examples for you.

Stylecraft Naturals Bamboo + Cotton


This blend of cotton and bamboo fibre creates a lovely cool fabric with a bit of drape. It comes in more than 40 colours to suit everyone’s tastes.

Rico Creative Lazy Hazy Summer Cotton


Creative Lazy Hazy Summer Cotton has a solid core colour wrapped with an additional print coloured thread. This gives an interesting variegated effect. The yarn is available in numerous of colours which are from pastels to bold.


Sirdar Sublime Eden

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For fans of colour change yarns, this is a great summer version with 45% cotton and 55% wool. Great for fun cover ups and summer wraps for chilly evenings.

King Cole Opium Palette

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Summer yarns don’t have to be on 4-plys and DKs, this thick and thin cotton and acrylic blend from King Cole knits as chunky to give fun, draping knits.


James C Brett Glisten


This cotton DK yarn with a subtle sparkle is just the thing to add a little glamour to summer knitwear. A good choice for lacy cardigans and pretty tops.


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