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New Hand-painted Yarns

We’ve just listed some new hand-painted yarns, dyed in-house (well, actually, just out of the house!).

These are strictly limited editions of five skeins per batch! The current series were inspired by the hot dry summer we are having, and with a bit of ‘celebrity’ culture.

Here are the yarns!

Hot Enough For Ya?

Hot Enough For Ya? emerged from a high of 38.1C. The landscape is dry, with just glimmers of green here and there, and always the threat of fire.

Conserve Water

Conserve Water was the reminder given when our well started to run dry. Inspired by clean fresh water, with a few extra colour blings to take our minds off the worries.

Kanye West? Never Heard of Her

Kanye West? Never Heard of Her was inspired by some recent controversy (there seems to have been a lot over the years) and one of my favourite Dave Grohl memes, as can be seen on t-shirts from a variety of sources. I don’t think Dave ever said such a thing, but it makes me smile.

Dee Gees

Dee Gees pays tribute to the fun of the Foo Fighter’s spin-off band honoring the Bee Gees. Great times for all. And coincidently, the colours are not unlike in a video of one of the songs included on that album, Hail Satin… You Should Be Dancing. This yarn was dyed with this playing in my head, so of course, it had to be named this! All Hail Dave Grohl – he’s My Hero!


75% wool, 25% nylon
4 ply Superwash
Needle Size: 2.75 – 3.25 mm
Tension: 26-28 sts x 36 rows per 10 cm/4 inches
Length: 400 m per 100 gm
Gentle Machine Wash

You can find them here.

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New Noro Shipment In

New Noro June 2023

Right in the middle of our winter a wonderful, colourful new shipment of Noro has arrived! It is full of inspiration.

There are eight new shades of the old favourite 100% wool yarn Kureyon, and two new shades of the classic Silk Garden (45% silk, 45% mohair, and 10% wool). The colours of the Kureyon are so vibrant and I particularly love the dark shades amongst them.

Colour 90 is just my cup of tea, and colour 457 with it’s stunning yellow/mustard shades would be a great contrast for something with dark vibes.

Along with these the new Noro Magazine Issue 22 has arrived! As always, it’s crammed with some wonderful patterns to show case the amazing yarns in the Noro range. You’ll also find some great articles and interviews.

At the time of writing the new magazine is not featured on the official website yet but when it is you will find the patterns (and any errata!) here.

Noro Magazine 22
Noro Magazine 22

I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but it’s drizzly and cool here. Perfect for picking up some delicious yarn, a colourful magazine, and planning a new project!

You can find the magazines here: Noro Magazines

And now allow me to introduce you to the yarns themselves….

You can browse the full Kureyon range here: Noro Kureyon

You can browse the full Silk Garden range here: Silk Garden