Blog & features

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

Our 2019 Yarn Advent Calendar unwrapped

20 January 2020

Every year our Yarn Advent Calendar is one of the biggest projects we take on, and this year was no exception. The box included 24 limited new, edition shades of Favourite Sock minis and extra gifts… Read more

Yarn suggestions for the Westknits Starflake Mystery Shawl KAL 2019

9 September 2019

There’s a new Stephen West shawl MKAL on the horizon! Several of you have asked us our shade recommendations for Starflake MKAL and we’re happy to oblige! We thoroughly enjoyed in 2015 but have not… Read more

Together we raised over £275 for Refugee Support!

3 September 2019

A heartfelt thank you for all your donations and orders supporting our August fundraiser for Refugee Support. We smashed our target, raising over £275! With a flurry of orders at the end of the month,… Read more

Pattern release: Fluro Sox by Anneknitty

19 August 2019

This fantastic new pattern Fluro Sox by Anneknitty Designs and is knitted in our Favourite Sock and Favourite Sock Minis yarn! These easy toe-up socks have a comfortable gusset heel, but the real star of… Read more