All wool is yarn but not all yarn is wool. Yarn can be manufactured from a huge range of fibres – both natural and synthetic. Natural yarn content includes wool, cotton, bamboo, linen, alpaca, cashmere, silk, angora and many more. Synthetic fibres are human-made and are composed of acrylic filaments. There are many reasons to use both types of yarn and in the end, it is a personal choice. Yarn also comes in a variety of forms – lace weight, 3 ply, 4 ply or fingering, 5 ply or sport, 8 ply or DK, 10 ply, Aran, Chunky to name a few. Whatever your preference for fibre, Wool n Yarn aims to provide excellent quality yarns for everyone.