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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...

Quicker Knitting – Now 20% Less

Quicker Knitting – Now 20% Less

If you're one of those lovely folk who knits or crochets gifts for others, it's possible that right now you're thinking that next time round you'd like it to be a little easier. Maybe you'd like to...

Save 20% on Britsock Mini Skeins

Save 20% on Britsock Mini Skeins

Mini skeins are brilliant fun. They can be used to add a pop of colour to a project or to create something with masses of colour. Mini skeins have been one the most popular things we've ever dyed -...

20% off Self Striping Sock Yarn

20% off Self Striping Sock Yarn

Self Striping sock yarn is one of the most popular things we sell. That's understandable - there's something almost magical about watching the stripes grow as you work. It takes more work to produce...

The Boxing Day Sale Starts Today

The Boxing Day Sale Starts Today

It's become tradition that our annual sale starts on Boxing Day. There's 20% off everything apart from yarn clubs and gift vouchers. So if you've been panning on treating yourself - right now you...

Reworking the Linen Stitch Cowl

Reworking the Linen Stitch Cowl

The original linen stitch cowl has always been one of my favourite designs. I love the very different front and back of the work - either could easily be in the right side. In a double length cowl...