The textile traditions of Järbo goes back to the 1890’s as “Yllefabriken” (Wool factory) and then included in addition to yarn production including weaving, dyeing and finishing. In the 1960’s, they concentrated into yarn and then primarily industrial yarns for the manufacture of upholstery, carpets, curtains and more. Manufacture of handicraft yarns have in previous years been on a smaller scale but from the early 1980’s, this sector has increased greatly in scope.
The company has a family background and is since 1980 as Järbo Garn operated by the siblings Jan Blomberg and Kristina Yttermyr, which are also active in the company. Järbo Garn focused from start to trade with a focus on craft yarns and the range was expanded significantly, as well as market share in Sweden.