Tuesday, 18 June 2019

Pom Pom Summer 2019 issue in the shop

Summer Time Pom Pom


Latest issue in the shop!  You can see the patterns on Ravelry... and browse the whole book in the shop!

West Yorkshire Spinners Signature Sock yarn


Winwick Mum shades in the shop!

Classic wool/nylon mix, this 4ply sock yarn comes in 100g balls. 

1 ball makes 1 pair of socks, or 2 pairs of short socks, or 2 short cowls. You could make 2 hats, or at least 2 pairs of small hand warmers, or several small gift bags or 20 small bunting flags!

 100g will also give you a decent length of scarf/shawl or a jumper for a baby.

Or how about mixing it up with our other sock yarns including Opal and Socks Yeah 4ply

neutrals... including Erika Knight Studio Linen

Top - Rico Merino Plus Tweed, Middle - WYS Illustrious Naturals, Bottom - Erika Knight Studio Linen

We've rearranged the DK shelves to make space for our new linen yarn from Erika Knight so we've now got a little neutral oasis on the main yarn wall!

Studio Linen is in 50g/130m hank

It is made from 100% linen. 85% is recycled rayon-linen fibre, and blended with 15% premium natural linen.

These fibres are twisted and dyed by a specialist Italian spinner to produce a unique yarn with a dry hand feel and subtle sheen.

Cool to the touch, and with a delicate drape Studio Linen is the perfect yarn for summer.

We've got some patterns too for the Studio Linen and a bundle of ideas on Ravelry too.

Shop sample on the way!

You can see our Garter Stripe Shawl in Rico Merino Plus Tweed here and our Copenhagen Calling in West Yorkshire Spinners Illustrious DK here!


Opal Cotton Premium



Opal's 2019 cotton collection is in the shop

This sock yarn is  38% wool 30% cotton 32% polyamide.  So... still hardwearing but a little lighter!

One 100g ball will make you at least one pair of socks. 

We have a basic sock pattern in the shop and we're happy to help you get started,  Check out out sock tips board on Pinterest for more helpful hints and tips!

If you're looking for a no wool sock yarn then check out our Regia Tutti Frutti range in 100g balls...


72% Cotton 18% Polyamide, 10% Polyester

Opal Hundertwassers



The Hundertwasser range is inspired by the artwork of the Austrian-born New Zealand artist and architect.

As usual it comes in 100g balls (you only need 1 ball for a pair of socks).

The classic 75% wool with 25% nylon mix - warm and hard wearing and they hold their sock shape! 

1 ball makes 1 pair of socks, or 2 pairs of short socks, or 2 short cowls. You could make 2 hats, or at least 2 pairs of small hand warmers, or several small gift bags or 20 small bunting flags!

100g will also give you a decent length of scarf/shawl or a jumper for a baby. Or how about mixing it up with our solid colour Socks Yeah 4ply.