Nene is our staple yarn and it is gorgeously soft and versatile. It is spun in Yorkshire from fibre from UK Bluefaced Leicester flocks.

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  • Close up of Hocus Crocus on Nene 4 Ply Skeins of Nene 4 Ply in the Hocus Crocus colourway
    Who doesn't love spring? All the colours of fresh new leaves and blooms can be found in this colourway. Becci wrote a blog post about it here. The yarn is gently variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The colours blend beautifully in the finished project as you can see in the knit and crochet samples. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Close up of skeins in an intense peacock blue Skeins in an intense peacock blue
    Pfauenauge: Peacock's Eye
    An intense almost iridescent blue, this colourway looks stunning by itself and can also be paired with both warm and cool colours. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project. The group photo shows it sat in between colourways Ocean Welle and Unterwasserwelt.
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Close up of the khaki and olive greens and browns in this colourway A pile of skeins of Mind The Cill on Nene 4 Ply
    Khaki greens and browns make up this gently variegated yarn, inspired by canal locks. It will work up with some visual interest, but not so busy that it will overwhelm textured stitch patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins of Nene DK in a deep blue A pile of skeins of Nene DK in a deep blue
    Unterwasserwelt: Underwater World
    With hints of inky sapphires, this colourway sits somewhere between navy and royal blue. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Close up of skeins in a dark teal turquoise Skeins in a dark teal turquoise
    Ocean Welle: Ocean Wave
    A dreamy turquoise teal, this colourway looks stunning by itself and can also be paired with both warm and cool colours. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
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    A pile of skeins of Nene DK in a rich plummy purple A pile of skeins of Nene DK in a rich plummy purple
    Zwergpflaume: Damson
    A luxurious plum purple, this colourway is sophisticated and looks great on a wide range of skin tones. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Close up of skeins in zesty green with pops of yellow and purple Skeins of Nene 4 Ply in zesty greens with pops of yellow and purple
    We created this colourway partly out of longing for summer after the rather wet and cold spring of 2021, and partly due to the kids bringing that oh-so-annoying phrase out of hibernation since we’ve been coming out of lockdown and travelling further afield! This colourway is moderately variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because almost every stitch is a different colour. Textured patterns will show up in this yarn, alternatively, use it for something simple and let the colours do the work!
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Close up of skeins in a hot pink colour Skeins of Nene 4 Ply in a hot pink colour

    Cosmos – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    A super popping hot pink, this colourway is not for the faint of heart! It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Knit and crochet samples of Honey Sunrise Skeins of Honey Sunrise

    Honey Sunrise – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    One of those magical, otherworldly sunrises inspired this colourway. Honey coloured autumn leaves were hanging over the canalside and the pink, violet, and blue sky was reflected in the water. Stunning. The yarn is gently variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The colours blend beautifully in the finished project as you can see in the knit and crochet samples. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
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    Skeins dyed in variegated greens with hints of copper and red Skeins dyed in variegated greens with hints of copper and red

    Towpath – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Another canal-inspired colourway; the towpath is the path travels alongside the cutting. Originally it was for horses to tow working boats, hence the name, but now it is home to wildlife, walkers, cyclists, and boaters alike. Although quite highly variegated, the colours are light and will allow textured patterns to shine through while lending visual interest to simple ones. The gentle colours blend beautifully in the finished project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Close up of Copper Gasket Skeins of Copper Gasket

    Copper Gasket – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Our boat has a lovely old engine in it, and during a major overhaul we removed the cylinder head to discover a beautiful copper gasket. This colourway is an homage to many hours spent in the engine bay! It's gently variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The colours blend beautifully in the finished project as you can see in the knit and crochet samples. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Weißdornbeeren skeins dyed in a deep rich red Weißdornbeeren skeins dyed in a deep rich red

    Weißdornbeeren – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Weißdornbeeren: Hawthorn Berries
    A deep, rich red, just like the berries. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins of Nene DK in faded rose pink A pile of skeins of Nene DK in faded rose pink
    Brombeer-Zweig: Bramble Twig
    The duskiest of rose pinks, a late summer romance. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of chocolate chestnut brown skeins A pile of chocolate chestnut brown skeins

    Kastanie – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Kastanie: Chestnut
    Rich, chocolate brown or chestnut depending on how the light catches the yarn. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.

    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins of Nene DK in forest green A pile of skeins of Nene DK in forest green

    Tannenbaum – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Tannenbaum: Christmas Tree
    This deep forest green is great all year round. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Skeins in a gentle blue-green Skeins in a gentle blue-green

    Salzbrise – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Salzbrise: Salt Breeze
    This soft blue-green reminds us of sea glass and days at the beach. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Skeins in a warm golden mustard yellow Skeins in a warm golden mustard yellow

    Erntedank – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Erntedank: Harvest Thanks
    A warm golden mustard, this colourway is reminiscent of late summer days. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • 5 crimson mini skeins in a gradient from dark to light 5 jade green mini skeins in a gradient from dark to light

    Gradient Mini Skein Sets

    GBP £22.00
    What's your Colour Mood today?
    Scroll down to view the characteristics of the 13 types of Mini Skein Gradient we have available.
     
    Nene 4 Ply Mini:
    Each of these sets comprise 5 mini skeins in a monochrome gradient
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification (per skein): 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 80m / 20g
    Specification (per set): 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins of Nene DK in olive mossy green A pile of skeins of Nene DK in olive mossy green

    Moosbedeckter Waldboden – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Moosbedeckter Waldboden: Moss Carpeted Forest Floor
    The ultimate mossy green! It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Skeins of Nectarine dyed in variegated warm purples, browns, and golden mustard Skeins of Nectarine dyed in variegated warm purples, browns, and golden mustard

    Nectarine – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Luscious purples and sweet golden browns meet in this fruit-inspired colourway. We love how the warm tones blend as they are worked up in this variegated yarn.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight – 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
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    A close up of a naturally dyed skein of Nene 4 Ply A pile of naturally dyed skeins on Nene 4 Ply

    Naturally Dyed – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Limited Edition Naturally Dyed Yarn
    These very special skeins have been dyed by extracting natural colours from plants that have either been foraged by us or come from a sustainable source. They are true one-of-a-kind shades that cannot be repeated. They have been hand-dyed in a semi-solid / tonal style so there will be some gentle variation in tone that lends a bit of extra interest to your project.
    The colourway name indicates firstly the source of the dye and secondly, a colour description. For example: "Madder Coral" is dyed with madder and has a coral colour.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins of Nene DK in golden mustard A pile of skeins of Nene DK in golden mustard

    Erntedank – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Erntedank: Harvest Thanks
    A warm golden mustard, this colourway is reminiscent of late summer days. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins of Nene 4 Ply in forest green A pile of skeins of Nene 4 Ply in forest green

    Tannenbaum – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Tannenbaum: Christmas Tree
    This deep forest green is great all year round. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • A pile of skeins in sky blue, white, and sandy brown A pile of skeins in sky blue, white, and sandy brown

    On The Cut – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    The Cut is an old boating term for the canal, because it is cut (or dug) into the landscape. So "on the cut" means cruising on the canal, and the colours are reflected in this yarn. Sky blue, white fluffy clouds, and the green-brown sliver of the water. Although quite highly variegated, the colours are light and will allow textured patterns to shine through while lending visual interest to simple ones. The gentle colours blend beautifully in the finished project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire

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