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Stripey Socks Two Ways in Be Reyt Yarn

Stripey Socks Two Ways in Be Reyt Yarn

Be Reyt sock yarn comes in 50 gram skeins, making it perfect for colour work socks. I'm a huge fan of stripey socks, and they're the perfect way to play with colour while keeping life simple. With...

Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

Christmas Gift Ideas for Knitters

A collection of christmas gift ideas for knitters and crocheters. Some of these come from our shop. Most come from other small businesses. Links will take you to individual shops. Before you start...

Lettuce Eat Cake.Tories Are Toxic.

Lettuce Eat Cake.Tories Are Toxic.

I mean, there are so many puns you could make about the Tory government right now. They're a continuing joke as they seem to try ever harder to prove they're not fit to run - well anything really....

Yarndale 2022 Bundles

Yarndale 2022 Bundles

I've been busy putting together Yarndale 2022 bundles. Yarndale takes place at Skipton Auction Mart on the 24th and 25th of September. I moved to North Yorkshire a few weeks before the first...

Knitting With Tweed Yarn

Knitting With Tweed Yarn

Over the last few weeks I've been knitting with tweed yarn - and it's fair to say I'm smitten. Our tweed yarn is a 100% British Bluefaced Leicester wool with dark flecks of tweed though it. They add...

New Self Striping Sock Yarns

New Self Striping Sock Yarns

There are three new self striping colourways in the shop this week. Self striping sock yarns are great fun - maximum colour pleasure for minimum effort. I'm sure they knit up faster too, because...

What is Stripey Stripes Yarn?

What is Stripey Stripes Yarn?

Stripey Stripes are what we call the short lengths of our self striping sock yarns. So when you use them to knit a stripe in socks or mitts your stripe will have stripes. Stripey stripes. Straight...

New Yarn in the online shop

New Yarn in the online shop

There's lots of new yarn in the shop this week including a couple of new to us bases . Let's start with them. Our new tweed base is available in both 4ply and DK. The the yarn is 100% British BFL...

New Self Striping Sock Yarns Online Now

New Self Striping Sock Yarns Online Now

This week's shop update is about self striping sock yarn. I'm a huge fan of yarns where the colours stripe as you knit socks and mitts. They're great fun to work with and they're perfect for...