Tag Archives: Sock Yarn

Onion, Nettle Sock Yarn, Lise Bogevald, 4ply, socks

The Yarn in Review: Onion Nettle Sock Yarn

Looking for an alternative to nylon based sock yarns? Search no more! Onion Nettle Sock Yarn is a beautiful blend of 70% wool and 30% Nettle that will keep your feet cozy and warm all year round. To give you a little taster of what it would feel like to knit with the Onion NSY, we Read the full article…

Nesting, Kate Metherell

Nesting Mitts Relaunch

Nesting, designed by Kate Metherell was first released last year, along with patterns by Renee Callahan and Rachel Coopey, to celebrate the Birds of a Feather colourways dyed exclusively for YAK by Life in the Long Grass. Now, freshly revised, the pattern is now available on Ravelry. There are a few projects up on Ravelry Read the full article…

Book of Haps, Kate Davies, Montbretia, Carol Feller

Summer Holiday Project – Wendy’s Montbretia

Today in the second episode of our summer holidays trilogy, Wendy introduces us to her latest knitting project!   As a big fan of Ravelry I don’t tend to buy many knitting books. However, a quick flick through the new Kate Davies The Book of Haps had me standing at the till purse in hand! Along with Read the full article…

Bird Feature

Birds of a Feather Collection: Exclusive Colours from Life in the Long Grass

  A little secret has been up my sleeve for the past couple of months. When I first contacted Caroline from Life in the Long Grass about becoming a stockist of their gorgeous yarns she mentioned that they really enjoy creating custom colourways. They host yarn clubs so creating new unique colours regularly is right up 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…