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Welcome to The Yarn Blog

The Scottish Borders is famous for its writers and storytellers. We plan to bring you our own stories including behind the scenes at My Cosy Store, history and heritage, Scottish country lifestyle, guides to knitwear and much more…

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Cosy Pleasures – Autumn Drinks

23 September 2021

The world is ever-changing, and we are all feeling stress and pressure in new ways. It is becoming ever more important for us all to take a little […]

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What is Cashmere?

11 August 2021

Your frequently asked questions about cashmere – what it is, where it comes from and how it turned into fibre – answered. What is Cashmere? In short, cashmere […]

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Cashmere vs Lambswool vs Merino

11 August 2021

Cashmere, lambswool and merino are all types of wool from natural animal fibres.  Here, we explain the differences between these popular luxury wools – where they come from, […]

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How to look after your cashmere accessories

11 August 2021

There are a few basic rules for care that if you stick to will extend the life of your cashmere and keep you cosy for longer.  Well cared […]

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Caring for Your Cashmere Socks

11 August 2021

Cashmere socks are a treasured self-care item, and a little TLC can extend the life of your favourite cashmere socks and bed socks.   Wearing Cashmere Socks When […]

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Caring for Your Cashmere Scarves

11 August 2021

A cashmere scarf is an absolute winter season essential.  Caring for your cashmere scarves will give you years and years of cosy comfort from your favourite winter staples. […]

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Caring for Your Cashmere Beanie Hats

11 August 2021

A cashmere beanie hat can be worn all year round and like any cashmere item needs some care for its enduring cosiness.   Wearing a Cashmere Beanie Hat […]

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Caring for Your Cashmere Gloves, Mittens & Wristwarmers

11 August 2021

When it comes to staying warm and cosy you will have a favourite pair of gloves, mittens of wrist warmers that springs to mind.  We frequently wear our […]

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Is cashmere worth the money?

11 August 2021

In a word – yes! Once you have worn cashmere you will fully appreciate the worth of cashmere. Cashmere is extraordinarily soft and warm, yet is also durable, […]

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How long does cashmere last?

11 August 2021

Ultimately cashmere can last a lifetime if you treat it well! A little TLC – when you wear, wash and store – will extend your cashmere accessories for […]

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