Monthly Archives: May 2008

Hemp is GOOD

This handspun wool is amazing — soft, with a really nice hand — see notes at the right regarding some of its properties. The hemp/wool and sari/wool special is on for this weekend. Buy 2 hanks of hemp and/or sari wool and get a pair of bamboo knitting needles FREE (while supply lasts).More hand-painted wools […]

Hemp is GOOD

This handspun wool is amazing — soft, with a really nice hand — see notes at the right regarding some of its properties. The hemp/wool and sari/wool special is on for this weekend. Buy 2 hanks of hemp and/or sari wool and get a pair of bamboo knitting needles FREE (while supply lasts).More hand-painted wools […]

Hemp Wool and more

New This Week: Hemp and Wool – ($8.00 per 50gm – hand-painted) (5ply equivalent) beautiful, natural, soft and warm. Hemp has excellent insulating properties and just the thing for people looking for an ethical alternative to Australian Wool. Spun for Stranded In Oz in Nepal by the same spinners who make SIOz’s sari and banana […]

Hemp Wool and more

New This Week: Hemp and Wool – ($8.00 per 50gm – hand-painted) (5ply equivalent) beautiful, natural, soft and warm. Hemp has excellent insulating properties and just the thing for people looking for an ethical alternative to Australian Wool. Spun for Stranded In Oz in Nepal by the same spinners who make SIOz’s sari and banana […]

From the Dye Pots this week…

From the dyepots this week: More miniloopy mohair — don’t miss it, as this version of a boucle mohair (99% mohair with 1% nylon binder) isn’t available anywhere else in Australia. 1000 yards of dk weight (equivalent) mohair with tiny loops — no snagging on the needles! Enough for a large shawl or vest. The […]

From the Dye Pots this week…

From the dyepots this week: More miniloopy mohair — don’t miss it, as this version of a boucle mohair (99% mohair with 1% nylon binder) isn’t available anywhere else in Australia. 1000 yards of dk weight (equivalent) mohair with tiny loops — no snagging on the needles! Enough for a large shawl or vest. The […]

Soooo Sari…

Greetings from the Land of Oz: A few words about recycled sari silk. Not all sari silks are the same. There are gorgeous, chunky ribbons silks, there are the looser-spun silks in the most OUTRAGEOUS range of wonderful colours (available from several vendors around Adelaide and beyond) and there’s SIOz’s sari silk, a different animal […]

Soooo Sari…

Greetings from the Land of Oz: A few words about recycled sari silk. Not all sari silks are the same. There are gorgeous, chunky ribbons silks, there are the looser-spun silks in the most OUTRAGEOUS range of wonderful colours (available from several vendors around Adelaide and beyond) and there’s SIOz’s sari silk, a different animal […]

new 8ply stock and roving

Thank you to everyone who has visited SIOz’s new home at the Port Adelaide Fisherman’s Wharf Markets — the fresh, chocolate and cinnamon donuts were taste tested on Sunday — and they’re some fine ones at that. Replenished 8ply knitting yarns and some serendipity, treasure skeins will hang out this weekend on the SIOz tables, […]

new 8ply stock and roving

Thank you to everyone who has visited SIOz’s new home at the Port Adelaide Fisherman’s Wharf Markets — the fresh, chocolate and cinnamon donuts were taste tested on Sunday — and they’re some fine ones at that. Replenished 8ply knitting yarns and some serendipity, treasure skeins will hang out this weekend on the SIOz tables, […]