Tag Archives: YARN

EYF

EYF 2018

In just over a couple of weeks we will be heading on up to Edinburgh Yarn Festival. But this year we are not just visiting… We will be exhibiting! We have our very own stand, and plan on filling it to the rafters with lots of fabulous yarns and other essentials for knitters. Its an Read the full article…

Cover

Know Your Sheep – The Bluefaced Leceister

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…

YARN the Movie

YARN: The Movie – Screening & KAL

On the 9th of October, Duke’s at Komedia will screen YARN, a documentary by Una Lorenzen, co-directed with Thordur Johnson and Heather Millard. YARN explores the relationship between arts & crafts and fine arts by following international artists who brought yarns into the street through wool graffiti, circus performances and structural designs, giving a new dimension Read the full article…