Opal are well-known all over the world for their distinctive printed sock and sweater yarns and are a strong favourite among knitters looking for colourful and unique yarns for accessories and garments. They currently make multicolour print, stripes, confetti and flame effect yarns but are always on the hunt for new and exciting ideas in colour.

Opal’s most popular base is 75% wool 25% nylon – a superb blend suitable for creating hard-wearing knitwear, especially socks. They also offer other compositions with polypropylene, cotton, silk or bamboo.