Nunnaba Artisan Yarns
We are very proud to have Nunnaba Artisan Yarns at Skein Sisters, and we are the only place where you can buy Nunnaba's fabulous gradient yarns on a permanent basis.
Based in Glen Innes, NSW, dyer Jenna Robinson says, "Beautiful yarn is a feast for senses. An interplay of texture and colour that becomes something wonderful when, stitch by loving stitch, you create magic. We source single-origin, Merino wool from White Gum Wool farm in Tasmania, Australia that specialises in ethical, sustainable farming practices. After it is spun into balanced yarn it is dyed carefully with minimal waste and environmental impact. With the land, the sheep, the farmer and the creator in mind, we strive to create something beautiful that brings comfort and slows life down, one stitch at a time.
The name ‘Nunnaba’ (nun-ah-bah) is a bit of an odd one I know, but it has a special meaning within our family. When our second was born, we were living in Wongai country in outback W.A and working in an Indigenous school. I took him to school with me each day and the kids would gush over him saying “Aww! Nunnaba!!”, which basically means ‘little’ and ‘cute’ in Wongai language. Although there is not much that is little and cute about Nunnaba Artisan Yarn, the name retains its special meaning to us and reminds me of some wonderful, truly amazing young people, that I taught in the outback. Hopefully, in years to come, you will have equally wonderful and amazing memories of the creations you have made with Nunnaba Artisan Yarns."