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  • Natissea Pernelle – 100% European Hemp Yarn

    Color
    Ecru
    Vanilla
    Natural
    Caramel
    Honey
    Potimarron
    Vermeil
    Pomegranate
    Raspberry
    Baby Blue
    Delphinium
    Sage
    Forest Green
    Silver
    Gray Blue
    Black

    Pernelle is a 100% European hemp yarn, perfect for lightweight spring and summer garments and shawls.

    The hemp fibers used in Pernelle are grown in Romania, where they are harvested and, after they've gone through various stages of retting, drying and scutching, wet-spun. The entire production process is done by a small family-run mill - something that we love to support.

    After spinning, the hemp yarn is transported to Northern France where it is dyed in a GOTS-certified dye house. The stunning color range with options for everyone, no matter whether you love neutrals, gentle pastels or glowy jewel tones, is one of the best I've ever seen!

    Pernelle knits up like a fingering-weight yarn – its yardage is slightly lower with 190 meters / 207 yards per 100g, but as it's a plant yarn, it won't bloom a lot after blocking. You can knit it at quite a few different gauges, depending on how drapey you'd like your fabric!

    The best part? Hemp, like linen, only gets softer with wear – and with being washed in the washing machine! The yarn is completely non-superwash, but as it's a plant yarn, you can throw it into your washing machine without any concerns.

    Please note: All colors showing up as "preorder" have a turnaround time of 3 - 4 weeks. If you order something as a preorder, all items purchased alongside the preorder will ship with the preorder.

    • Non-superwash
    • 100% European Hemp (Romania)
    • Fingering-weight: 190 meters per 100 grams / 207 yards per 3.53 ounces
    • Recommended needle size: 3 mm / US 2.5
    • Wet spun, 5 plies

    • Hemp grown, processed and spun by a small family-run mill in Romania
    • Yarn dyed in a GOTS-certified dye house in Northern France
    • Entire production process kept within Europe, reducing the transport footprint of the yarn
    • Non-superwash
    • Plastic-free
    • Fiber origin: Romania
    • Yarn origin: Romania (Mill) | France (Dye House)

    We're always excited to talk yarn and knitting and answer any questions you might have!

    Simply send us an email to hello@making-stories.com or use the chat box at the bottom.

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    caroline
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    Wonderful color and texture. Can’t wait to wear!