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 – she's one cool yarn.
Our Billie Jean Yarn is made from pre-consumer denim scraps and offcuts which are ground back into fibres and re-spun into yarn. We don’t use any nasty dye fixers or chemicals in this process, however this does mean some dye may transfer to your needles or hands while you’re stitching.
Raw Denim: 100% upcycled denim
Washed Out Denim: 20% upcycled denim, 80% upcycled cotton
Ecru White 100% upcycled cotton
100g = 135m/148 yds Aran/worsted
Suggested Knitting Needle Size: 3.5mm - 8mm US 4 - US 11
Suggested Crochet Hook Size: 5mm - 8mm US 8 - US 11Tension Swatch: 18sts / 24 rows in stocking stitch on 5mm (US8) needlesHow 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