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Autumn/Winter shade and pattern inspiration - part 2

18 November 2020

There are few things I like more than putting together shade combinations, and I have far too many innovative designs using colour to share with you in a single post, I’m back with a second… Read more

Autumn/Winter shade and pattern inspiration - part 1

11 November 2020

We’ve created many new colourways this year and we’ve been itching to suggest ways to use them with other shades, but until now we’ve been missing so many of our old favourites thanks to lockdown.… Read more

FO: Ups + Downs crochet blanket

9 November 2020

It feels like a long time since I last posted a finished object, and while that’s had a lot to do with not having much free time or energy during lockdown, it’s also because I… Read more

What's in a skein?

25 April 2020

We know that hand-dyed yarn is not cheap and for most of us it's a luxury. Ever wondered why it costs what it does? We thought you might be curious to see where your money goes. Read more

Introducing... Karma Blend fibre

19 March 2020

Our newest fibre is a tweedy blend with sustainability at its heart. Like many of the best inventions, Karma Blend was born out of a particular quandary. It had been bothering me for some time… Read more

What we're doing to ensure everyone's safety at this time

17 March 2020

We know that many of you are feeling especially anxious at the moment, and we are too. These are unprecedented times and it is very much not “business as usual” for us. I hope it… Read more

First steps in Macramé

5 March 2020

A few weeks ago I decided that I needed to learn macramé, and when I get an idea into my head there is really no stopping me, so by the next day I had acquired… Read more

Unravel Festival 2020

28 February 2020

With over 80 exhibitors and numerous classes and talks, Unravel is one of the biggest fixtures on the UK yarn calendar. It takes place annually over three days at Farnham Maltings, 1h by train from… Read more

FO: Flaum Cardigan

12 February 2020

Over the last couple of years there has been a definite change in my approach to knitting and making in general. I have become far less easily seduced by interesting-looking techniques and details, and much… Read more

Kits for Tregrensa supporting Australia bush fire relief

3 February 2020

We’ve joined forces with three awesome UK dyers – RiverKnits, Felt Fusion and Hooking Marvellous – to offer yarn + pattern kits for our Tregrensa Cowl, supporting bush fire relief in Australia. The shades we… Read more

12 Days of Yarn-mas unwrapped

31 January 2020

Every year, in the throws of dyeing for our Yarn Advent Calendar it’s all too much, and I say to my self “I’m never dyeing another mini-skein”, but for the last two years I’ve ended… Read more

Introducing...the Tregrensa Cowl

22 January 2020

Our newest pattern is a celebration of colourwork traditions, with a design inspired by Scandinavian mountain landscapes. Read more