Yarns, Patterns & Needles
Born to Knit sell selected high quality natural yarns, patterns, pattern books and knitting needles.
We stock a selection of the following Rowan yarns:-
Fine Lace (80% baby suri alpaca, 20% fine merino wool)
Fine Tweed (4 ply) (100% wool)
Pure Wool 4 ply (100% superwash wool)
Rowan Tweed (100% wool)
Felted Tweed (50% wool, 25% alpaca, 25% viscose)
Pure Wool DK (100% superwash wool)
Cocoon (80% merino wool, 20% kid mohair)
‘Purelife’ British Sheep Breeds Chunky undyed wool (100% British wool)
Big Wool (100% merino wool)
Kidsilk Haze and Kidsilk Stripe (70% super kid mohair, 30% silk)
These spring/summer weight yarns are available in season too...
Siena 4ply (100% mercerised cotton)
Cotton Glace (100% cotton)
Denim cotton (100% cotton)
Handknit Cotton (100% cotton)
from Designer Yarns
Baby Cashmerino (55% merino wool, 33% microfibre, 12% cashmere)
A blend designed specifically for knitting for babies and children
Maxima (100% superfine merino wool)
Artesano Aran (50% alpaca, 50% Peruvian highland wool)
Local Ronaldsay wool
Light Aran weight wool from locally-sourced North Ronaldsay sheep.
These sheep are an endangered species, and their wool comes in an undyed, plain grey shade.
2 patterns (for a tea cosy and a rabbit toy) have been specially designed, and are free with purchases of the yarn.
Special orders can sometimes be arranged - we will do our best to accommodate your requirements.
We stock a range of patterns - both in brochures/books, and individual pattern leaflets.
Born to Knit sells a range of wooden knitting needles. They are warm, smooth and ‘soft’ compared with metal or plastic needles, and much easier on the hands, as many arthritis sufferers have discovered.
Brittany (birch wood) needles 3.25mm - 10.0mm
Clover (bamboo) needles 2.0mm - 3.25mm, 7.0mm and 10.0mm
Knit Pro ‘Symfonie’ wooden circular needles - 2.0mm - 3.25mm in 40cms and 80 cms lengths, and 10.0mm in 80cms length.
We also sell knitting accessories...
Point protectors, row counters, sewing-up needles, stitch holders, bag handles and beads.
We have a range of hand-knitted accessories on display, to buy or to inspire your next project.
Call in and see!