Scheepjes (Scheepjeswol) is a Dutch wool make that has its origins in 1855 when the “Royal DS Van Schuppen” company was founded for the manufacture of industrial yarns and knitting wools. Nowadays it is the only Dutch wool of international renown.


  • Whirl

    WHIRL: Scheepjes Whirl - What is your favourite flavour? This delicious gradient yarn comes in different scrumptious colour ways. Made from a blend of 60% cotton / 40% acrylic to produce projects that are lightweight and breathable. Unlike other gradient yarns, Whirl has a generous twist to enable speed while working the yarn and to help prevent splitting. The beautiful drape of this yarn makes it perfect for shawls, accessories, garments and stylish home décor projects. Whirl has a unique twisted plied section, which gives it a characteristic ‘flavour’ all of its own! This Extra Large yarn cake holds an enormous 1000 meters of softly colour changing yarn, more than enough for a large shawl or wrap. Each colour change is carefully tied in an optimum way to ensure the knot can be discretely hidden within your stitches. Composition: 60% cotton, 40% acrylics Weight and footage: 225g approx. 1000 m (1094yards) Tension: 10x10cm = 25 stitches x 44 rows Needles: 3,5mm to 4mm (US 4-6)

  • Stone Washed

    STONE WASHED is a light and at par medium cotton thread. The calculated ratio of cotton and acrylics gives it lightness, flexibility and resistance without losing the cotton’s characteristics: freshness and breathability. Its stone washed colours make it a perfect yarn for cardigans, sweaters and summer tops. It is suitable for any kind of project, from clothing like jackets or summer tops to smaller accessories like bags, caps etc. Composition: 78% cotton, 22% acrylics Weight and footage: 50g approx. 130 m (142 yards) Tension: 10 x 10cm = 24 stitches x 32 rows Needles: of 3 mm to 3,5mm (US 2,5-3)

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  • Invicta

    INVICTA is a traditional wool for knitting socks, fine, resistant and machine washable, which due to its broad and modern colour spectrum, makes it perfect for knitting socks, jumpers and jerseys, shawls, collars and scarves, bonnets and gloves, blankets and cushions, etc., in short, any kind of project which requires a delicate, modern and resistant wool. Composition: 75% super wash wool 25% polyamide Skein of 100 g, aprox 420 m (459 yards) Gauge 10x10 cm = 28st x 40r Needles: 2,5mm to 3 mm

  • Colour Crafter

    COLOUR CRAFTER yarn has a superior quality 100% super soft premium acrylic without the ‘acrylic squeak’ and with a silky touch. The extra-large balls of 100 grams (run length 300 m) are ideal for making great home decorating projects such as blankets and pillows, as well as clothes and for crocheting amigurumi. What you make, crochet or knitting is and will remain beautiful! COLOUR CRAFTER VELVET has a gentle variegated effect that gives the appearance of aged and worn velvet. The VELVET yarns were inspired by the Golden Age of Hollywood with each colour being named after one movie star. Composition: 100% Premium Acrylic Weight and footage: 100g approx. 300 m (328 yards) Tension: 10 x 10cm = 20 stitches x 24 rows Needles: 4 mm (US 6)