the knitting goddess Blog

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...

Skint Skeins – the yarns on offer

Skint Skeins – the yarns on offer

I'd like to say a huge thanks to Laxtons for sending us the yarns which make up this batch of skint skeins. What's a skint skein? It's yarn that's available free to anyone who can't afford to buy...

Shop Update 26.01.22 – Mini Skeins and More

Shop Update 26.01.22 – Mini Skeins and More

This week's shop update is a real mix of lots of colour and lots of neutrals. Let's start with the colour. Our rainbow mini skein sets are always popular - and now we've added them in our BFL nylon...

What Colour Is Hope?

What Colour Is Hope?

I suspect that if I dyed yarns based on my mood there would have been a LOT of angry reds recently. It feels like the Tory government seems to delight in setting new lows - almost like they can't...

New Britsock and Self Striping Sock Yarns

New Britsock and Self Striping Sock Yarns

There's lots of new yarn in this week's shop update - and as always we're happy to post worldwide. First up is Britsock. Neutrals are always a popular choice , probably because they work so well...

Can I Knit Socks From Mini Skeins

Can I Knit Socks From Mini Skeins

One of the questions I get asked a fair bit is if there's enough yarn in a set of mini skeins to make socks. Our smaller sets of mini skeins have 80 grams and either 320m or 340m of yarn depending...

March Yarn Club is Open Now

March Yarn Club is Open Now

The March Yarn club is now open. The January yarn clubs have all been posted (including the one which snuck in under the wire on New Years Eve. That was a gift for someone who knitted their partner...

Our Sale Ends At Midnight

Our Sale Ends At Midnight

Time is running out of you want to save 20% in our year end sale. The sale ends at midnight on the 30th of December, giving us the 31st to get everything packed up and ready to post early in the new...