WHAT’S HER STORY?
Billie Jean looks and feels like a light, smooth cotton, but it’s actually leftover denim. Offcuts get scooped up and re-spun rather than heading to a landfill. Billie Jean saves 20,000 litres of water for every kilogram of upcycled denim – he’s one good guy.
Find out more about our Billy Jean Yarn.
WHAT’S IT LIKE TO KNIT WITH?
Unique, Cool and Light, with beautiful drape, a year-round yarn that is especially perfect for the warmer months.
WHAT CAN I MAKE?>
Billie Jean Yarn is the perfect yarn for those summer knits – or year–round wardrobe staples. Use it for sweaters, tops and accessories.
WORKS WELL WITH...
Stocking Stitch, Arcade Stitch, 1x1 Rib Stitch, Double Crochet
Please Note: Bille Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn that will perform like most blue jeans, with the possibility to fade a little during the first wash and with a small amount of colour transfer.
18sts / 24 rows in stocking stitch on 5mm (US8) needles
Suggested Knitting Needle Size
3.5mm - 8mm US 4 - US 11
Suggested Crochet Hook Size
5mm - 8mm US 8 - US 11
100g = 135m/148 yds Aran/worsted
How to wash
Hand wash cold to last longer. Do not use bleach, dry flat. Billie Jean Yarn is upcycled denim yarn and will perform as most blue jeans, which have the possibility to fade a bit during the first wash and have a small amount of colour transfer.
80% Upcycled Raw Cotton, 20% Upcycled Denim OR 60% Upcycled Denim, 40% Upcycled Raw Cotton OR 100% Upcycled Denim