Ultra Fine Yarns
Making things with your hands is a fantastic way to express your creativity. Fans of needlework, bobbin lace, or other micro crafts are aware that the materials they select can have a significant impact on the final product's quality. Ultra-fine yarn is one material that can advance your crafts.
What Crafts Are Suited for Ultra Fine Yarns?
As mentioned, ultra fine yarns are particularly well-suited for embroidery and bobbin lace. These crafts require precise stitching and detailing, which is where the thinness of ultra fine yarns really shines.
But ultra fine yarns can be used in other crafts as well. They're great for adding small details to knitting or crocheting projects, for example. They can also be used in weaving, especially for creating intricate patterns or designs.
How to Choose the Right Ultra Fine Yarns
When choosing ultra fine yarns, there are a few factors to consider. Here are some of the things you need to look out for.
Project requirements: First and foremost, you'll want to choose a yarn that's appropriate for your chosen craft. For example, if you're doing bobbin lace, you'll want a smooth, even yarn that won't snag or catch on the bobbins.
Fibre content: You'll also want to consider the fibre content of the yarn. Silk is a popular choice for ultra fine yarns, as it's strong, lustrous, and has a beautiful drape. Cotton is another good choice, especially if you want a more matte finish. Rayon is also a popular choice, as it has a lovely sheen and is often blended with other fibres for added strength.
Colour and texture: You'll want to consider the colour and texture of the yarn. Ultra fine yarns come in a wide range of colours, from soft pastels to bold jewel tones. Texture-wise, you can choose from smooth, shiny yarns or those with more texture and personality.
Buy Ultra Fine Yarns Online in Australia
Our range of fine yarns is suited for embroidery, bobbin lace and other miniature crafts. We also stock lace-blocking kits and fine knitting needles to complement your projects.
Thread Collective can source a range of fine yarns so if what you are looking for is not currently available, please send us a message and we will try to help.