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Introducing the Tsunami Cowl - our latest knitting pattern

18 April 2019

Our latest knitting pattern is cosy cowl designed especially for variegated hand dyed yarn. This is our first design for our super-chunky Phlump Merino yarn, showcasing our striking shade of the same name. is a… Read more

We're in May's edition of Knitting Magazine!

4 April 2019

We’re thrilled to be featured in the knitting press again, and this month we’re in the brilliant Knitting magazine not once but twice! There’s a lovely review of our Dynamite DK in ‘Shinjuku’ by Sarah… Read more

Postage prices

3 April 2019

Every year Royal Mail increase their prices in March. For the previous two years, the increases have been small and we’ve been able to absorb the costs without increasing our shipping prices. This year, the… Read more

Tips for knitting wool socks that last

19 February 2019

I have never cared for rules in creative pursuits, so naturally when I heard “sock yarn need Nylon” I took it with a pinch of salt. Humans have been wearing woollen socks for millennia, and… Read more

We need to talk about Nylon

15 February 2019

Occasionally (actually quite rarely these days) we’re asked why we don’t offer a Nylon blend sock yarn. Sustainability is always in our minds and we try to use only recycled and reusable plastics within the… Read more

2018 Advent Calendar day by day

4 January 2019

This year our Yarn Advent Calendars travelled to customers all over the world, with many more folks following along on Facebook and Instagram as each day’s parcel was opened. In case you missed, it we… Read more

Our Yarnporium Diary

31 December 2018

At the beginning we hauled a mountain of yarn and goodies over to Westminster and set up temporary shop at Yarnporium – London’s best loved festival of yarn and knitting. This was our first ever real-world… Read more

Our Yarn Dyeing Kits featured in Knitting Magazine

13 December 2018

We’re thrilled to let you know that our Yarn Dyeing Kits are featured in Knitting Magazine‘s ‘Creating Differently’ feature from their January 2019 issue, out today! The feature pulls together a fabulous collection of ideas… Read more

Last order dates for the holiday season

4 December 2018

We know that many of you order for gifts this time or year, or for your own holiday knitting! To make sure you get your goodies on time, please take note of the last order… Read more

We're exhibiting at Yarnporium 2018!

16 July 2018

London, 2-3 November 2018 If you’re the kind of person who likes to ‘look with their hands’, then you’ll want this in your diary. We’re exhibiting at Yarnporium 2018, and it’s the ONLY show we’re… Read more

2018 Yarn Advent Calendar Preorders

21 June 2018

Christmas is probably the last thing on any knitter’s mind right now, but we’re already planning and souring goodies for our . Last year we only produced a handful, which sold out in just a… Read more

Pattern and kit launch: Blend In, Stand Out fade shawl by Brixton Purl

21 May 2018

Last week I was lucky enough to be joined in the dye studio by Brixton Purl aka independent knitting pattern designer Therése Hedlund ahead of the launch of her stunning new fade shawl, Blend In,… Read more