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    Close up of skeins of Northampton Shear Leicester Longwool in the colourway Fawsley Skeins of Northampton Shear Leicester Longwool in the colourway Fawsley
    Colourway: Fawsley
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Skeins of Feisty Fox - a burnt orange and red colourway Skeins of Feisty Fox - a burnt orange and red colourway

    Feisty Fox – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £19.90
    Sometimes you really need a good burnt orange. Or at least that's how we felt when we came up with this colourway! The fiery reds and oranges will keep you toasty for sure. This one is subtly variegated and won't hide textured 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 First Footing, a festive pine green and jade colourway Skeins of First Footing, a festive pine green and jade colourway

    First Footing – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £19.90
    This colourway takes its name from the New Year's tradition of First Footing; bringing gifts and good luck to a home at the stroke of midnight. The dark pine greens and jades work up with a subtle variegation so you can show off textured patterns in this yarn.

    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
  • Sunflower mini skein set shown with sock knitted in same colours The sunflower mini skein set for Marie Curie

    Flower Power Fund Sunflower Mini Skein Set

    GBP £20.00
    The Flower Power Fund is a UK based nonprofit organisation raising funds to help Marie Curie to support folk living with terminal illness. Each month, a different indie dyer is chosen to support this cause and this time it's our turn!

    Available until 30th October, £5 from every set sold will go to Marie Curie UK

    We've chosen the sunflower as our theme, this gloriously cheerful flower that always turns towards the sun is one of our faves and is also very appropriate for this wonderfully warm September we've been enjoying.

    Nene 4 Ply Mini:
    This set comprises 5 mini skeins in a sunflower themed 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
  • 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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  • A pile of skeins of Aysgarth in the Gathering colourway A skein of Aysgarth 4 Ply in the Gathering colourway

    Gathering – Aysgarth 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £20.00
    Fibre Content: 100% Wensleydale Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 350m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun and hand dyed in Britain
    Recommended needle & hook size: 2.0mm - 3.75mm (always check the pattern)

    Aysgarth is 100% lustrous British Wensleydale wool. Its appearance is similar to the shine and the halo of mohair and it feels like a warm woolly hug. Seriously, you won't be able to stop stroking this yarn! It comes from sheep who have amazing long curly locks and it is a hand dyer's favourite for its colour uptake. The yarn is worsted spun and plied, and has a draping handle, making it ideal for statement pieces. Remember to always block your projects for the best outcome. Please note that this is a non-superwash yarn, so it can be felted if you want.
  • A skein and two swatches of Lyn DK in the Gathering colourway A skein of Lyn DK in the Gathering colourway

    Gathering – Lyn DK 100g

    GBP £19.90
    Fibre Content: 50% Exmoor Blueface
    30% Bluefaced Leicester
    20% Wensleydale Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 233m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced in Devon, UK
    Processing: Spun and hand dyed in Britain
    Recommended needle & hook size: 3.5mm - 4.5mm (always check the pattern)

    Lyn is spun in Devon by John Arbon Textiles, from wool sourced locally to the mill. It's a worsted, plied DK weight yarn with a fabulous sheepy texture. The Exmoor Blueface and Bluefaced Leicester wools provide super softness and warmth, while the Wensleydale wool lends lustre and a subtle shine to the blend. It's a yarn dyer and crafter's dream! We recommend it for a wide range of stitch patterns and projects.
  • 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 £19.90
    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
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    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 DK 100g

    GBP £19.90
    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: DK weight – 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Gold.
    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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    Skeins of Golden Hour - a bright golden yellow Skeins of Golden Hour - a bright golden yellow

    Golden Hour – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £19.90
    Inspired by that magical golden light beloved by photographers everywhere as the sun rises in the morning and sets in the evening. It's an irrepressibly happy yellow, guaranteed to put a smile on your face as you knit or crochet!
     
    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 £20.00
    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
  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Green.
    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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  • A group of 4 skeins in rich brown, navy blue, teal, and green A skein of Severn 4 Ply in dark navy blue

    Haul Away – Severn 4 Ply 50g

    GBP £8.50
    Fibre Content: 100% British Jacob wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 175m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Worcestershire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Ceridigion, Wales, dyed in the UK
    Recommended needle & hook size: 2.5mm - 3.75mm (always check the pattern)

    This is a light and airy woollen-spun and plied yarn from a single farm in Worcestershire. Jacob sheep are one of the oldest native breeds in the UK. They are striking in their appearance, with white and brown fleeces and multiple horns! We sorted the fleeces by hand, separating the white from the brown. We have natural and dyed shades available. The wool is hardwearing and makes lightweight, warm garments that soften beautifully with age. Use it for hats, mittens, jumpers, and house socks and slippers. The yarn is made up of 2 plies, which lends itself well to lace patterns and stranded colourwork. This yarn hasn’t been superwash-treated, so it will felt if you want it to. This also makes it an excellent candidate for steeking, if you’re brave enough!
  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Indigo.
    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 Jade.
    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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  • A group of 3 skeins in dark red, natural brown, and a strong burnt red colour A skein of Severn 4 Ply in a deep wine red colour

    Jingle – Severn 4 Ply 50g

    GBP £8.50
    Fibre Content: 100% British Jacob wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight – 175m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Worcestershire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Ceridigion, Wales, dyed in the UK
    Recommended needle & hook size: 2.5mm – 3.75mm (always check the pattern)
     
    This is a light and airy woollen-spun and plied yarn from a single farm in Worcestershire. Jacob sheep are one of the oldest native breeds in the UK. They are striking in their appearance, with white and brown fleeces and multiple horns! We sorted the fleeces by hand, separating the white from the brown. We have natural and dyed shades available. The wool is hardwearing and makes lightweight, warm garments that soften beautifully with age. Use it for hats, mittens, jumpers, and house socks and slippers. The yarn is made up of 2 plies, which lends itself well to lace patterns and stranded colourwork. This yarn hasn’t been superwash-treated, so it will felt if you want it to. This also makes it an excellent candidate for steeking, if you’re brave enough!
  • A pile of chocolate chestnut brown skeins A pile of chocolate chestnut brown skeins

    Kastanie – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £19.90
    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
  • 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 £19.90
    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
  • Lake Bacalar from the shore. There is a palm tree in the foreground and the water graduates from light, bright aqua to deep blue. A pile of skeins of Laguna de Bacalar, an aqua / blue colourway

    Laguna de Bacalar – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    GBP £19.90
    Chris and Bek are part of the extended RiverKnits family and they designed this fresh and funky limited edition colourway, based on a special holiday memory! They showed us beautiful photos of Lake Bacalar from their travels around Mexico and we dyed yarn to match. Lake Bacalar is often referred to as the “lagoon of seven colours” due to the number of striking aquas and blues in the famously clear waters. It’s also home to one of the oldest living organisms; stromatolites, basically layers of rock formed by cyanobacteria. Very very cool.
    This is a limited edition colourway and will be available while stocks last.

     

    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
  • 4 skeins of Severn 4 Ply in chartreuse, mustard, ecru, and light teal A skein of Severn 4 Ply in a pale teal colour

    Lichen Fancier – Severn 4 Ply 50g

    GBP £8.50
    Fibre Content: 100% British Jacob wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 175m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Worcestershire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Ceridigion, Wales, dyed in the UK
    Recommended needle & hook size: 2.5mm - 3.75mm (always check the pattern)

    This is a light and airy woollen-spun and plied yarn from a single farm in Worcestershire. Jacob sheep are one of the oldest native breeds in the UK. They are striking in their appearance, with white and brown fleeces and multiple horns! We sorted the fleeces by hand, separating the white from the brown. We have natural and dyed shades available. The wool is hardwearing and makes lightweight, warm garments that soften beautifully with age. Use it for hats, mittens, jumpers, and house socks and slippers. The yarn is made up of 2 plies, which lends itself well to lace patterns and stranded colourwork. This yarn hasn’t been superwash-treated, so it will felt if you want it to. This also makes it an excellent candidate for steeking, if you’re brave enough!
  • BFL 4 Ply Mini skeins ranging from dark to light Lime.
    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
     
    Select an option to see the individual colours in this listing, or click the button to see the entire range.
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