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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  • A pile of skeins of Nene DK in deep turquoise teal A pile of skeins of Nene DK in deep turquoise teal
    Sommerlicher Nachthimmel: Summertime Night Sky
    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: 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 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Violet.
    Nene 4 Ply Mini:
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 80m / 20g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
     
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  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Crimson.
    Nene 4 Ply Mini:
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 80m / 20g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
     
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  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Yellow.
    Nene 4 Ply Mini:
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 80m / 20g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
     
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  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Fuchsia.
    Nene 4 Ply Mini:
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 80m / 20g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
     
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  • 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
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    A pile of skeins of Nene DK in charcoal grey A pile of skeins of Nene DK in charcoal grey

    Sturmwolke – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Sturmwolke: Storm Cloud
    Charcoal grey, the understated and elegant neutral. Sturmwolke can be warmed up or cooled down depending on what you pair it with. 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 un-dyed ecru skeins A pile of un-dyed ecru skeins

    Baa – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £15.00
    Baa! The colour of sheep! Because sometimes you need that neutral ecru in the exact same yarn as your hand dyed beauties.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, un-dyed
  • A pile of skeins of Nene 4 Ply in ginger brown A pile of skeins of Nene 4 Ply in ginger brown

    Rost – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Rost: Rust
    Why must corrosion be so pretty? There are also cinnamon and ginger hints in this warm colourway. 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
  • Skeins dyed in variegated soft blues, greens, and pink Skeins dyed in variegated soft blues, greens, and pink

    Stealing Strawberries – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Inspired by vintage William Morris.
     
    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 in orange, blues, and browny greens A pile of skeins in orange, blues, and browny greens

    Navvy – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    It was thanks to the dangerous and back-breaking work of the Navvies that the canals were cut and built. This colourway is a nod to our industrial heritage with its brick red and canal-inspired blues and greens. 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
  • Skeins dyed in variegated wine red, browns, and blue-green Skeins dyed in variegated wine red, browns, and blue-green

    Morris – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Inspired by William Morris, the British craftsman and activist. He is well regarded for his contributions to the revival of the British textile arts. This colourway is highly variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The warm hues blend beautifully in the finished project. 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
  • Skeins of Kingfisher in colours reminiscent of the bird: blue, turquoise and orange. Skeins of Kingfisher in colours reminiscent of the bird: blue, turquoise and orange.

    Kingfisher – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    We always say it's a good day when you spy a kingfisher. These elusive birds are stunning with their iridescent coats of blue, turquoise, and that orange belly..! We had to have a colourway inspired by them. This is highly variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with as every stitch is a different colour. Looks great in simple knit and crochet 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
  • Skeins of Shroom - highly variegated autumnal colours Skeins of Shroom - highly variegated autumnal colours

    Shroom – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    A firm favourite, this autumnal colourway is inspired by the softer colours found at that time of year. It’s highly variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The gentle colours blend beautifully in the finished project. 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
  • Skeins of yarn that are variegated from dark to light blue with bright yellow speckles Skeins of yarn that are variegated from dark to light blue with bright yellow speckles

    Starry Night – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Inspired by the famous impressionist painter Van Gogh - this colourway knits up as a deep variegated blue with bright stars speckled throughout. Knit or crochet in a simple pattern to show off your own starry night!
     
    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 4 Ply in variegated greys, slate blue-grey, and moss green A pile of skeins of Nene 4 Ply in variegated greys, slate blue-grey, and moss green

    Cairn – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    It was the tradition of carrying a stone up a mountainside to place on the cairn at the summit that inspired this colourway. Slate greys sit in perfect harmony with the mossy green, giving it a timeless look. It is subtly variegated and can be used for both simple and textured designs.
     
    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 un-dyed ecru skeins A pile of un-dyed ecru skeins

    Baa – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £15.00
    Baa! The colour of sheep! Because sometimes you need that neutral ecru in the exact same yarn as your hand dyed beauties.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, un-dyed
  • Skeins of Giant Squirrel - in burnt reds, oranges, mustard, and grey Skeins of Giant Squirrel - in burnt reds, oranges, mustard, and grey

    Giant Squirrel – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £22.00
    Inspired by the Malabar Giant Squirrel. A stunning creature with burnt reds, oranges, and golden mustards in its coat. This colourway is highly variegated and makes for a very enjoyable process as every stitch is a different colour. The colours blend beautifully in the finished fabric.
     
    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
  • Skeins of Shroom - highly variegated autumnal colours Skeins of Shroom - highly variegated autumnal colours

    Shroom – Nene DK 100g

    GBP £22.00
    A firm favourite, this autumnal colourway is inspired by the softer colours found at that time of year. It's highly variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The gentle colours blend beautifully in the finished project. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    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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