About Us

About Us

Elle Yarns

Saprotex International is a spinner of high quality, hand-knitting yarns. Over time, we’ve become the largest spinner in Africa, and one of the largest in the world. Our brands,ELLE, CHARITY, MIRAGE and FIESTA are firmly entrenched both locally and internationally and cover the total spectrum of the hand-knitting market, from top end fancy yarns to budget acrylic yarns.


Our range includes acrylic, wool/acrylic blends, acrylic/viscose, 100% wool, 100% cotton, cotton / draylon blends, mohair and mohair blends. We invite you to browse our shade album, and patterns catalogues.

Browse Patterns

Free, downloadable patterns covering a wide array of styles.

Shade Album

View our comprehensive colour guide in our shade album

Store Locations

We have hundreds of partner stores nationwide

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