Venne of Holland is known for their high quality yarns in lots of yummy colors. Made from long staple Egyptian cotton, mercerized then gassed for exceptional strength and sheen.
Dyed by the strict European standards, this yarn won't bleed like other cottons. The quality is exceptional! This is the yarn used in the popular book, Weaving with Echo and Iris. The sheen of this yarn is very high, it looks like silk. Customers who have used the yarn give it rave reviews!
The US number is 20/2 Ne, European size is 34/2 Nm.
Sett suggestions: 30 for plain weave; 30-48 for twill and 36-48 for satin.
Available in 100 gram cones (3.5 oz) = 1,840 yards
White (7001) and Black (7099) - are now available in 1,000 gram cones (35 oz)= 18,400 yards.
Larger cones in all colors can be special ordered that are 1 kilo/1,000 grams = 18,400 yards. It take 4-8 weeks to get a kilo cone. Cost is $110.00 for the larger cones.
Projects Made from Venne 20/2 cotton -
Scarf kit woven using 20/2 cotton and cotton/wool
Designed by Marian Stubenitsky
Sett = 72 epi