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 quite believe their luck in what they’ve been able to...
3 Reasons We Reskein Yarn

3 Reasons We Reskein Yarn

When our yarn arrives with us it’s in skeins (or hanks).  We dye it – and then we reskein it. Why? These days the majority of our yarn is dryed indoors, but that hasn’t always been the case. Yarns which were dried outside often got blown about...
What makes a good sock yarn?

What makes a good sock yarn?

Sock yarn needs to be hard wearing. I can’t think of anything else I knit that receives close to the same type of punishment. Socks take a fair amount of time to knit. It always surprises me how quickly the sleeve of a sweater knits up in comparison. So when I knit...

Walnut Needle Gauges

When we first introduced our wooden needle gauges they were an immediate hit. Now they’re back and they’re even better. Walnut wood needle gauge Isn’t that solid walnut gorgeous? Our needle gauges still fit into neat little tins. They swivel open in a pleasing way....