Stranded

Stranded

  Strand yarn was developed in the 1990s by Ruth Mary and Neville Beach in con­sulta­tion with the New Zea­l­and Wool Research Insti­tute as an embroid­ery yarn. They had been run­ning Angora goats on their Ohariu Val­ley prop­erty and were look­ing for dif­fer­ent uses for their mohair fibre. Strand yarn is com­posed of 50 percent […]

Small indugences

Small indugences

Stressed-out con­sumers want to indulge in afford­able lux­ur­ies and seek ways to reward them­selves” — one of the 17 Trends from Faith Popcorn’s Brain­Re­serve. What does this quote and a 70-plus-year-old busi­ness in Naenae have in com­mon? Just pick up a ball of Zeal­ana Air yarn and you will under­stand that pure lux­ury can come […]