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  1. Moonbroch Dark Pride Rainbow Mini Skeins

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    There are lots more rainbows to come in this weeks shop update, and I wanted to start with something special.

    moonbroch dark rainbow mini skein set kid mohair silk fluffy hand dyed yarn

    We've taken the original Pride Rainbow colours and overdyed them with black to give eight glorious shades on our Moonbroch base.

    moonbroch dark rainbow mini skein set kid mohair silk fluffy hand dyed yarn

    Each set of mini skeins gives you 40 grams and 332 meters of kid mohair and silk. As the yarn is a laceweight it goes a long way for little weight.

    moonbroch dark rainbow mini skein set kid mohair silk fluffy hand dyed yarn

    The kid mohair gives this yarn a beautiful haze. This yarn works well on its own as the silk core gives it plenty of strength, and it's also a delight when combined with other yarns.

    moonbroch dark rainbow mini skein set kid mohair silk fluffy hand dyed yarn

    We're going to donate 50% of the proceeds from the Pride rainbow mini skeins to charity. We're going to split that money equally between Stonewall UK and BLMUK (Black Lives Matter UK) 

    We've chosen to donate to the UK arm of both charities as both racism and homophobia are still rife in the UK. It's not a problem that only exists elsewhere. 

    Donating 50% of the proceeds from each sale means we cover the cost of materials,  tax and VAT and contribute to studio costs. That means we can continue to support charities on an ongoing basis.

    If you'd like to support the charities directly the links are

    BLMUK

    Stonewall UK

    These yarns will be in the shop at 1900 on Thursday 18th June, so if you're browsing before then you won't see them. Make sure you never miss an update by signing up for our newsletter.

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  2. New Superhero Genes Colours on Moonbroch Yarn

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    It turns out there are lots of people who love blue just as much as I do. When we added a sock yarn in a set of superhero genes colours several sold out fast. We'll be dyeing more of these when the next batch of sock yarn arrives.

    For now, there's something rather special.

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    Superhero Genes dyed onto our Moonbroch base

    Moonbroch is luscious stuff. It's a blend of kid mohair and silk, spun so that the mohair forms a haze round the silk core. The silk core produces a yarn with plenty of strength, so the yarn can be used on its own or combined with other yarns where the mohair will contribute a gentle haze of fluff.

    As always with our Superhero Genes colours we're donating 50% of the proceeds from these to Genetic Disorders UK. 

    The eagle eyed amongst you will have spotted an addition to the Superhero Genes lineup - Midnight Blue.

    moonbroch superhero genes midnight blue kid mohair silk haze hand dyed yarn

    Darker than a navy this would be stunning paired with a black yarn so you'd geta slight colour shift.

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    Superhero Genes Navy Blue

    moonbroch superhero genes steel blue kid mohair silk haze hand dyed yarn in

    Superhero Genes Steel Blue

    moonbroch superhero genes slate blue kid mohair silk haze hand dyed yarn in

    Superhero Genes Slate Blue

    moonbroch superhero genes phantom blue kid mohair silk haze hand dyed yarn

    Superhero Genes Phantom Blue

    The Superhero Genes colours - and more - will be in the shop update on Thursday 4th June at 1900 so if you're browsing before then they won't be visible. moonbroch superhero genes group kid mohair silk fluffy hand dyed yarn indie