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Pattern Round Up

Pattern Round Up – October 2017

Our Pattern Round Up of October releases. This month as we finally hit a cold snap we have got lots of patterns to share with you for inspirational winter knitting (and crochet!).  Bendigo Hat by Jessica Gore looks to be the prefect winter hat, relatively simple with some fun texture and pattern this hat uses Read the full article…

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The Croft by West Yorkshire Spinners

We have had our latest delivery of West Yorkshire Spinners yarn! Within our box of goodies was The Croft! The Croft is the latest yarn from WYS, they have teamed up with Jamieson & Smith to create a stunning range of  speckle dyed Shetland yarn in an Aran weight. We cant wait to see what it Read the full article…

Know Your Sheep, Wensleydale

Know Your Sheep – Wensleydale Sheep

Many elements should be taken into account when assessing the quality of a yarn and the most important of all is of course the fleece it is made from. Fleece – or wool – varies from one breed of sheep to another, carrying specific structural elements that impact the softness, strength and drape of the yarn. Knowing about the Read the full article…

Dove, 100% Jacob DK, Kim Hargreaves, Rowan Pattern

Yarn in Review – Jacobs DK

Three weeks ago we introduced you to this wonderful breed of sheep that is Jacob.  Jacobs can be commonly seen grazing all over the country and is usually a good breed to look for when you want to buy a yarn made from 100% British wool. Spun in Yorkshire, the West Yorkshire Spinners – 100% Jacob DK is one of Read the full article…

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West Yorkshire Spinners – New Yarn Alert!

  There is nothing better than knitting socks and there is nothing more satisfying that supporting an independent British company. West Yorkshire Spinners is very independent and very British so we are very happy to be able to support them.  The fact that they also produce wonderful sock yarn is just a very happy coincidence. Read the full article…