Super chunky weaving yarn // wool // hand dyed // art yarn // rustic yarn // textile & fiber craft // tapestry weaving supplies

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from United Kingdom

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Extra bulky, rustic handspun & hand dyed art yarn for tapestry weaving and fiber craft:
- hand dyed
- spindle spun
- sheeps' wool
- fair trade*
- sold by metre. If you require a quantity different to that shown, please contact me to check availability and price.

I love using these super-rustic yarns for adding textural interest to my tapestry weavings.
In Chile, where this yarn is spun, this type of yarn is known as 'chascona', a wonderfully evocative word that describes a tangled mop of hair. The description is apt - please do expect variations in thickness and tightness of spin, as well as many shaggy tufts!

For my 'day job' I run a small fair trade business (añañuca) supporting spinners and weavers in Chile. These rustic yarns are spun and dyed for me by rural women who work at home to supplement their family income.
If you would like to know more, why not take a look at my website:
* añañuca is a supplier member of BAFTS, The British Association of Fair Trade Shops and Suppliers.

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Preparation takes 1-3 business days
Arrives from United Kingdom
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UK Delivery:
Free UK Delivery on all orders over £12: items will be sent by Royal Mail Second Class or courier.
Want something fast? I also offer:
Royal Mail 1st Class signed for: £4.50
Royal Mail Next Day Delivery: £7.60
If you choose either of these options at checkout, items will require a signature on receipt.

EU Delivery:
All orders are shipped using Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed (3-5 days):
Yarn orders up to 2kg: £8.75 + £1.45 for each additional item.
Orders which include weaving frame: £11.60 + £4 for each additional item.

United States Delivery:
All orders are shipped using Royal Mail International Tracked & Signed (3-5 days):
Yarn orders up to 2kg: £10.15 + £2.75 for each additional item.
Orders which include weaving frame: £15.10 + £5 for each additional item.

PLEASE NOTE: If your order exceeds the 2kg weight limit I will email you with a quote for delivery, this is due to the potentially high cost of international shipping above this weight.

SPECIAL NOTE FOR MULTIPLE ORDERS (EU & US): It can be very difficult to precisely predict shipping costs for orders that involve several items. If you are concerned that your shipping total seems excessively high, please contact me and I will weigh your package and give you an accurate quote.

I WILL REFUND TO YOUR ACCOUNT ANY OVER-PAYMENT IN SHIPPING COSTS ONCE THE ITEM HAS BEEN SHIPPED. I will consider as over-payment any amount in excess of £1 over actual shipping cost.

CUSTOMS ETC. Customs charges are the responsibility of the customer. I cannot be held responsible for delays due to customs.

I endeavour to ship items on the day following receipt of your order. Occasionally we will need to make an item specially (such as a weaving frame), in which case, I aim to ship within 3 days of receipt of order.
I will message you as soon as I receive your order (normally on the same day), to let you know when exactly I intend to ship your item.

I am happy to ship to other overseas destinations. Please contact me for a quote.

Little by little I am trying to do my bit for the environment by using recycled packaging where possible.
I re-use old cardboard packaging and bubble wrap for frames and kits.
Yarn orders are currently packed in polybags - I am using up my supply before switching to a compostable alternative.
If for any reason you require 'new' packaging (for example, for a gift), please let me know when you make your order.


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Returns & exchanges
I gladly accept returns, exchanges, and cancellations
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Ship items back within: 21 days of delivery
Request a cancellation within: 4 hours of purchase
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalized orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
  • Items on sale
Conditions of return
Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.
Questions about your order?
Please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Additional return information
I hope that you will love your purchase, but I understand that sometimes something just isn't right.  If you wish to return something I will be happy to offer an exchange or refund. Please contact me by email at within fourteen days of receiving your goods to arrange a return. Returned items will only be accepted unused, undamaged and in perfect condition within twenty one days of the purchase date. Please obtain proof of posting from the Post Office. Goods are returned at the purchaser's own cost. The delivery charge and any import duties paid on the original order are non-refundable.  Refunds will be issued in the same way that payment was made. For example, if you paid by card the refund will go to the same card that the payment was made on.

Cancellations: I have a four hour cancellation window. This is because I aim to ship orders as quickly as possible, sometimes on the same day that the order is received.

Additional policies


I do my best to represent the true colours of the yarn, but please be aware that colours may vary between my monitor and yours.

I am happy to make bespoke orders in colour and dimensions of your choice. Please contact me for details. Normal turnaround speed for yarns and kits is 3-5 days depending on availability of yarns. Turnaround for bespoke weavings is 14-28 days depending on size, complexity and availability of yarns.

FOR TRADE ORDERS: please message me via my website -

PETS: I process orders in a house with three cats. I am unable to provide information as to the pets that may be present in the houses of the women in Chile who spin my yarn, although I am aware that some do keep dogs.

PLANTS: My handspun Chilean yarns are spun in the home. The women wash, comb and prepare the raw sheeps' fleece themselves. Some of my yarns are also plant dyed. You will expect to find small pieces of plant debris tangled in the wool fibres. A certain amount of dirt and plant debris may come out of the wool on washing. Colour fastness is not affected.
If you do have any concerns/questions, please ask before you order!