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LARA DOWNS LUXURY NATURAL FIBRE, YARNS & HANDCRAFTS

PRICE LIST : updated for 2017. Please visit my ETSY Shop for live shopping 24/7.

INDEX:

Yarns (Dyed & undyed)

Felting & Spinning Supplies - Hand dyed

Felting & spinning supplies (undyed)

Knitting Kits

Imported Yarns

Miscellaneous

Ordering procedures (Manual) or BUY ONLINE via ETSY

Metric converter web site (grams to ounces & metres to yards)

Currency converter web site (the A dollar to your currency) NB: overseas orders will have the 10% GST deducted from all prices.

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YARN PRESENTATION : our standard presentation for all yarn is in hank (or skein) form. However we can wind them into balls for you for a small extra charge of $2 per hank

 

 

NATURAL FIBRE HAND DYED (& Undyed**) YARNS (section 1)

Mohair, Silk, Merino, Cashmere, Baby Camel, a Bunny blend Sock yarn, a Rayon/Cotton blend , Rayon Chenille

Also see our new Yarns from around the World.

Colour /s

or Blend

 

Quantity

 

No

Price inc GST

$ AUD

(Overseas pricing = price shown less 10% GST)

Total

MOHAIR          

KISSS - 70% Kid mohair Super fine & Super soft with 30% Mulberry Silk

This is a true luxury yarn with our finest kid plus silk. Sensous to touch and a magnificent sheen although with a brushed finish. Use it to enhance any other yarn but on it's own to create floaty lacey fabric using largver needles than expected eg 5mm or higher.

1,000 mts/100 gms OR 250 mts/25 grams (hank size).

 

Lara Downs hand dyed range 25 gm hank  
$15.50
New stock now available

SilKiMo Kid mohair blended with mulberry silk ((Kid mohair/Silk72/28 ) brushed yarn 420 mts/50 grams (840/100 gms).

This is a delightful yarn we are now offering in lieu of Starry night & has similar yardage. It can also be stranded with a choice of fine metallic threads to resemble Starry Night. This option is called SilKiMoMent (silk, kid mohair & metal).

 

Lara Downs hand dyed range 50 gms hanks  

$22.50

or with metallic thread $24.50

New stock now available

‘Angoraglow’ **pure fine kid mohair knitting yarn 4 ply. (200 mtrs/100 gms). Hand dyed in any of Lara Downs' colourways or natural white. Worsted style with smooth lustrous surface.

 

Order in any LD shade

 

50 gms

100 gm hank

200 gm hanks

 

$18.00

35.00

65.00

SOLD OUT

Angoraglow’ ** laceweight pure fine kid mohair yarn 2 ply. (400 mtrs/100 gms).

 

 

 

 

50 gm hank

 

 

18.00

 

SOLD OUT

'Kool Kid' ** 1 ply ultra light mohair boucle (70% Kid mohair, 30% nylon) (925 mts/100 gms approx.)

 

 

 

 

 

50 gms  
17.00

Only Boucle style available.

See "Float" for our replacement brushed mohair yarn.

Moonlight - NEW yarn with a golden twinkle. Content mohair/silk/gold lame/nylon 75/15/6/4 Order in any LD shade    
15.00
 
Float - NEW brushed laceweight yarn mohair/nylon 70/30, 440 mts/50 grams. Order in any LD shade    
13.00
 
SILK          
Dazzle - NEW pure mulberry silk, many stranded fine yarn 750 mts/100 gms. Available only in 50 gram hanks. Order in any LD shade    
18.50
 

Silk Pearls" Fine Mulberry Silk Boucle (500 mts/100 gms)

Order in any LD shade

100 gm hank

50 gms

10 gms

 

$54.00

$27.50

$6.00

SOLD OUT

"Glossy" Mulberry Silk Fine High Twist S3 (270 mts/ 100 gms)

Order in any LD shade or order undyed - discounts apply.

 

50 gm hank

 

100 gms

 

$15.00

$30.00

SOLD OUT
"Gloss" Mulberry Silk Super Fine High Twist S4 (500 mts/50 gms) (34 wraps/inch) Lara Downs hand dyed range
50 gm hank
 
$15.95
new stock available
SEE also SILK/CASHMERE blends listed under Cashmere & SILK/MERINO blends under Merino yarns.          
MERINO WOOL          
"Softy" Merino/Cashmere 4 ply - 80% Fine Merino & 20% Cashmere; 400 mts per 100 gms. Lara Downs hand dyed range available .Order in any LD shade or order undyed - discounts apply 100 gm hanks  
$35.00
new stock available

Superfine Superwash Fine Merino Sock Yarn 85% merino wool, 15% nylon. 400 mts per 100 gms. Micron is16.5 equivalent to Cashmere & feels like it too! Gorgeous. It also has a high sheen. Very attractive yarn with lovely handle.

Lara Downs hand dyed range 100 gm hanks  

$28.00 for semi solid colors. Other styles vary in price Refer to our ETSY store..

 

new stock available

Pure merino worsted yarn in 8 ply. (200 mtrs/100 gms). Hand dyed to order in any of Lara Downs's Shades or undyed .

Lara Downs hand dyed range

100 gm hanks

 

25.00

SOLD OUT

           
"Shine" Merino/Silk (50/50 blend) 4 ply (350 mts/100 gms) Order in any LD shade or order undyed - discounts apply 100 gm hanks  
35.00
new stock available
"Shine" Merino/Silk (50/50 blend) 2 ply (700 mts/100 gms) Order in any LD shade or order undyed - discounts apply.
100 gm hanks
 
35.00
new stock available
WOOLLY BUBBLES wool/poly blend - super fine boucle 1000mts/100 gms (vintage yarn - exact content unknown). sandy brown only
25 gms
$5
 
CAMEL      
 
Pure Baby Camel in lovely natural browns (light & dark)- 8 ply (80 mts/50 gms) hand dyed shades: Red Camel, Green Camel or Shades of Africa, dark brown or black. 50 gm hanks  
$13.00
SOLD O UT
CASHMERE          
           
Pure Cashmere 4 ply yarn (90 mtrs). Hand dyed to order in any of Lara Downs' Shades (or natural white). Spun from 15 micron fibre. Lara Downs hand dyed range

Approx 180 mts (2 oz)

29.00

 

Limited stocks
Pure Cashmere 2 ply (364 mtrs/56 gms). Hand dyed to order in any of Lara Downs' Shades or natural white . Spun from 15 micron fibre. Lara Downs hand dyed range
Approx 364 metres (2 oz) hank
 

29.00

 

Limited stocks
Cashmere/Silk blend (55/45) yarn 4 ply (181 mtrs/56 gms). Hand dyed to order in any of Lara Downs' Shades or natural white. Lara Downs hand dyed range
Approx 56 gram (2 oz) hank
29.00
Limited stocks

Cashmere/Silk blend (55/45) yarn 2 ply (364 mtrs/56 gms). Hand dyed to order in any of Lara Downs's Shades or natural white.

 

Lara Downs hand dyed range
Approx 56 gram (2 oz) hank
29.00
Limited stocks
'MAGIC' Rayon/Cotton thick & thin. Rayon 71%, Cotton 29%, 95 mts/50 gms (190mt/100 gm) white ONLY

50 gm hanks

100 gm hanks

 

$11.00

$21.00

 
'GYPSY' Rayon Chenille - 100% rayon. Approx 2mm wide. natural cream

50 gms

100 gms

 

$10.00

$19.00

 
'COTTON BUBBLES' cotton/poly laceweight 1000 mts/100 gms (vintage yarn - exact content unknown). Strong but lightweight. natural cream cotton on charcoal core 25 gms   $5.00  
           
other YARNS from around the WORLD          
           
Adele's of South Africa - Magic Balls - assorted yarns & ribbons joined end to end to create fascinating ombre yarns. Several listed in our ETSY shop. 50 gms  
$16.00
 
Avril Woolley Wonder. See Imports page for colours
Sone colours still available. Please enquire.
25 gms  
$7.95
 
Avril Wool slub yarn Hand dyed by Lara Downs See Imports page Lara Downs hand dyed range or custom dyed. See some in my ETSY store. 25 gms  
$7.95
 
Embellishment Threads
         
Scrumblers packs - 100 gms mixed yarns in colour co-ordinated packs.      
$23.00
 
Yarn Lollies - 50 gms of mixed yarns in colour co-ordinated packs or random selection. Order by generic colours or mixes eg blue/green   50 gms  
$12.00
 
"Embellishing Bits" Silk & Wool threads. 25 or 50 gm packs of mixed silks, merino, merino/silk, camel and some mohair threads with various feltings wools included.. Some re-cycled silks as well. See our ETSY store for lots of colour options. Can be ordered by colourway. Lara Downs hand dyed range or mixed.

25 gms

50 gms

 

$15.00

$25.00

 
Knitting Kits
         
NEW Flowers Scarf pattern for KiSSS or SilKiMo brushed mohair yarns. Posting on FB Feb 2017.       free with any hank of KiSSS or SilKiMo.  
Kits for "Inara" and other Wraps in Sock yarn now available in my ETSY shop (Feb 2017)      

various

 

Peacock scarf in SilKiMo (yarn + pattern)

 

select from LD colourways    
$24.00
 

Fine Lacy Scarf in Kool Kid boucle mohair OR

in KiSSS super fine mohair/silk yarn.

select from LD colourways    

18.00 or

16.50

 
Lacy Medallion Wrap by Jude Skeers in Kool Kid boucle mohair select from LD colourways    
$22.00
 
           
    Total for Yarns. $      

LARA DOWNS LUXURY HANDCRAFTS PRICE LIST section 2

 

FELTING & SPINNING SUPPLIES

LARA DOWNS MOHAIR, MERINO & ALPACA & more (Greasy and undyed fibres)

NB: For UNDYED YARNS go to our new Natural Yarns page

Colour /s

or Blend

Quantity

No

Price inc GST $AUD

Total

           
Medium length Young Goat Mohair Pearls natural unwashed >12 cms < 18 cm (most fleeces approx 15 cms, but some longer)). Contains some grease and dust but only light veg matter (Home grown). Price varies according to length and quality. Please enquire about availability and pricing.
white

100 gms

500 gms

1 kg

 

$

$

$

 

SUPER long mohair curls (18 cm+) for felting fringes, knitting , long tail spinning or other uses. Home grown but scarce given it's unusual length.

NB: Standard mohair is usually shorn at approx 12 cms. See earlier item for this product

white

 

Washed locks 10 gms

 

 

 

9.00

 

 

Merino/Mohair 50/50 blend Top SOLD OUT white
100 gms
$

 

Kid Mohair Top ( natural undyed) (Australian grown & processed)

 

white

 

50 gms

250 gms

500 gms

 

6.00

$30.00

$55.00

SOLD OUT

Merino Wool Top natural white (Australian grown ) - 18.5 microns . Can be hand dyed to order.
white
   

$12.00 /100 gms

 

 
Alpaca Top (Australian grown & processed) natural grey,

50 gms

100 gms

 

$6.00

$12.00

 
Cashmere Top 17 microns (Australian grown & processed) - gloriously soft fibre and super light so it goes a long way blended with other fibres for spinning. It also felts quite well with added wool top to extend or in conjunction with pre-felt wool fabric. Natural white

25 gms

50 gms

 

 

 

$

$

 

 

Small sample lots only - see ETSY shop.
Silk Top - Mulberry white 30 gms   $9.00  
Silk Top - Natural Tussah honey shade 50 gms   sold out  
Silk Top - Golden Muga deep golden 10 gms   $15.00  
           

Mulberry Silk Laps - 125 grams 3 mts (full length) or

1/3 length approx 40 gms

white

white

125 gms

40 gms (1/3 lap)

 

$35.00

$12.00

 

Mulberry Silk/Merino wool 50/50 blend Lap/Roving 125 gms 3 mts

NB: Half laps are divided lengthwise.

white

62 gms (half lap)

125 gms

 

$16.50

$32.00

 

 

         

 

LARA DOWNS LUXURY HANDCRAFTS PRICE LIST section 3

Hand dyed FELTING & SPINNING SUPPLIES

Select Hand dyed colourways from LD Colourchart

 

Colour /s

 

Quantity

No

$ Price

inc. GST

 

 

 

 

 

Total

Medium length Young Goat Mohair Pearls washed and/or dyed , greater than 12 cms but less than 15 cm ( current stock approx 15 cms).
Lara Downs hand dyed range

20 gms

50 gms

 

 

 

$6.50

$15.00

 

 
Medium length Young Goat Mohair Pearls washed and/or dyed , greater than 15 cms but less than or = to 18 cm Lara Downs hand dyed range

20 gms

50 gms

 

9.00

22.00

 

SUPER long mohair curls 18 cm+ ( ie longer than 7 inches) for felting fringes, knitting or other uses. Home grown but scarce given it's unusual length.

 

Lara Downs hand dyed range

10 gms washed and/or dyed

 

 

9.00

 

 

 

Lara Downs Super Fine Merino wool top (18.5 microns)

 

Lara Downs hand dyed range

 

50 gms

100 gms

150 gms

 

8.50

16.50 

$24.00

 

Mulberry Silk Laps 125 grams

this product comes in wide flat sheets hand dyed in any Lara Downs colourway.

Also offered in 1 metre lengths when available, via ETSY

Lara Downs hand dyed range    
$39.00
 

Dream Silk/Merino Laps (50/50) also called roving or top but this product comes in wide flat sheets) hand dyed in any Lara Downs colourway. Note that the dyes can be applied in graded shades along the lap (semi-solid) or applied randomly. Please specify.

NB: These Laps felt easily without any other fibre additions as well as working beautifully in Nuno felting. Spinning is a dream!

 

Lara Downs hand dyed range

125 gm roll hand dyed or natural

Half roll (approx 62 gms) hand dyed

 

 

 

35.00

 

18.00

 

 

 

 

 
Mulberry Silk Top - hand dyed in any Lara Downs colourway  

15 gms or

30 gms or

100 gms

 

$5.50

$10.95

$36.00

 

Silk "hankies" - mulberry silk cocoons unwound over a small square frame gives a semi-transparent delicate and strong fabric wonderful in many forms of fibre art.

available in individual Lara Downs shade or random mixed shade packs. Mostly variegated. Please specify semi-solid shades if required.

Fabulous product for any embellishing or textile art project.

 

 

10 gms

 

 

 

$6.95

 

 

 

 
Lara Downs Alpaca fibre (home grown) - hand dyed in any Lara Downs colour way Good length for spinning or use in felting. Note this is raw fibre, NOT processed tops.
white

50 gms

100 gms

 

$7.00

$12.00

 

Silk (tissue) Chiffon fabric (3 momie) for Nuno felting 112 cms wide .

Hand dyed (or undyed) by the metre:

Tissue silk in 2.25 mts x 112 cm lengths for Wrap length (no hems). Fabulous when combined with our hand dyed merino wool top or merino/silk laps. NB: Silk tissue will be dyed randomly within Lara Downs colourways, unless a semi-solid version is requested. specifically.

     

$14.50/mt hand dyed; $12.50/mt undyed;

OR

Wrap length $36.00 dyed; OR

 

Silk tissue Scarf length (2.25 mts x 56 cm) hand dyed without hems.

NB: Silk tissue will be dyed randomly within Lara Downs colourways, unless a semi-solid version is requested. specifically.

      Scarf length $18.50 dyed  

Luxury Fibre Sampler packs - mixed natural fibres, colour co-ordinated packs including short length of wool top, mohair and silk top, silk hankies plus other bits & pieces to make up a wonderful blend for spinning or felting purposes. Not carded.

 

order in generic tones eg blues, purples, oranges or purple/orange etc

 25 gms

50 gms

100 gms

 

$6.50

$9.95

$19.95

 

Rolags - mixed hand dyed fibres carded & rolled into cigar shaped rolags ready to spin. Prices vary according to fibre content. May include wool mohair, silk, soy, alpaca and other lux fibres one off shades - see our ETSY shop for current stocks

25 or

50 gms

 

15.00

25.00

 

Embellishing Bits (threads) - re-cycled silk and wool yarn lengths hand dyed for felting and other embellishing (wrapping etc).

Note we also offer fine mohair threads in this form - see our ETSY store for current offerings

see colourchart or ETSY shop for colour options - some one off colourways included. Can be custom ordered.    

$15 /25 gms

$25/50 gms

 
    Total for Felt/Spin supplies $      
 
 
 

LARA DOWNS LUXURY HANDCRAFTS PRICE LIST section 4

MISCELLANEOUS
  section 5    
       
     
     
Felters & Spinners Scour & Wool Wash. These are excellent products derived from all natural ingredients. The Wool scour is fantastic for washing greasy fibre whether wool or mohair. The Felters Wash is designed as a leave in wool wash for moth repellence and added softness. Designed and manufactured in Australia. Support your local small business operator by trying these terrific products - the best we have found on the market for this purpose.
500 ml bottles
$9.50 + post  
Gift Voucher - any value. Add an extra $3 to the voucher value if paying by credit card. No extra charge if paying cash or by direct deposit.
eg Voucher of $100. If paying by c/c add $3.00 - total cost $103.00. If paying cash, cost = value of voucher.    

 


Precedures for ordering - by post (start at Step 1, by email (start at Step 6) or phone (start at step 7) or easiest of all buy online at our ETSY shop.

Step 1: Print off this order form, then add details to relevant boxes above, then complete the totals from each pricing section 1-5 and add the totals into the columns at right.

$

Total for Yarn

 

Total for Undyed Fibres

 

Total for Hand dyed Fibres & Fabric

 

Total for Stuffing supplies

 

Total for Miscellaneous

 

Total all sections ( add column)

 

Step 2: Add Postage (updated Jan 2015)

Parcels under 50 gms $3.50-$4.50 depending on weight (inc pack & post - vacuum packed where appropriate)

Add $8.95 for Regular Post satchel with tracking - orders weighing more than 50 gms & less than 500gms .

Add $13.90 for Regular Post satchel with tracking - orders weighing >500gms up to 3 kgs.

Add $17.50 for Regular Post satchel with tracking - orders over 3kg up to 5 kgs.

Note that Express Post can be requested for a small extra charge, (also available via ETSY).

NB: Post & packaging costs for extra bulky orders within the above weight ranges eg where orders include a lot of wool top or where orders are outside these ranges (including international orders), will be charged at cost. Note that there may be a small additional charge for these bulky items if special packaging is required.

Step 3: Please provide contact details below and we will confirm your order and postage charges. .........................................Postage = $

Order Total $_______

Name: ……………………………………………………………………………… (please print)

Postal address ……………………………………………………………………………………………. Postcode………….

Contact fax , email or phone for order confirmation & to advise postage ….……………..……………………………..

Step 4: Complete one of the payment options below :

I will pay by direct bank deposit ( account details will be provided on receipt of order ) Yes/No (delete whichever is not relevant);

OR I will pay by Credit Card Yes/No (delete whichever is not relevant). ( NB : a Credit card surcharge of 1.5 % of order will be charged for use of cards where orders >$150 )

Please enter your name as it appears on your card……………………………………………………………………….(print)

Your Card Number……………………………………………..Expiry Date………………Type of Card: Visa or Mastercard

Last three digits on reverse side of card................ .....Signature.................................................................................................

OR I wish to pay using PayPal. (if you opt for this method, we will arrange to send you an invoice via PayPal). Note that a 3 % surcharge is payable for PayPal payments (4% for International orders).

SORRY THAT WE CAN NO LONGER ACCEPT PAYMENTS BY CHEQUE, but POSTAL ORDERS accepted.

Step 5.  Print off order form, & return completed form to :

 D & P Goble, Lara Downs, 165 Buftons Rd Balliang 3340, Australia

Step 6: If you wish to order by email instead of post, simply email all the relevant details to lara-downs@bigpond.com OR

Step 7: Phone through your order direct to us - please be ready to provide all requested information..PH +61 3 5369 4355

Remember that most of our products are not mass produced and are dyed to your special order. It may take a week or two and sometimes more to deliver your order. We will always give you some idea as to turn around time. If your request is urgent, please discuss this with us and we will determine whether or not, we can do your dyeing in your required time frame.

  

Many thanks for your order and your understanding

Pam , Wendy & David