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  • Colourway: Drayton
     
    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.
  • Erntedank – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £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
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    Erntedank – Nene DK 100g

    £18.00
    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
  • Colourway: Everdon
     
    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.
  • 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.
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    Excalibur – Lyn DK 100g

    £22.00
    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.
  • 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.
  • First Footing – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £22.00
    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
  • 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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  • Gathering – Aysgarth 4 Ply 100g

    £23.00
    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.
  • Gathering – Lyn DK 100g

    £22.00
    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.
  • Giant Squirrel – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £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
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    Giant Squirrel – Nene DK 100g

    £18.00
    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: DK weight – 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • 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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  • Golden Hour – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £22.00
    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
  • Gradient Mini Skein Sets

    £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
  • 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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  • Haul Away – Severn 4 Ply 50g

    £9.00
    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!
  • Honey Sunrise – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £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
  • 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.
    Display Full Colour Range
  • 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.
    Display Full Colour Range
  • Jingle – Severn 4 Ply 50g

    £9.00
    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!
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    Kastanie – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £18.00
    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
  • Kiefernwald: Pine Forest
    This colourway is a deep blue-green and it looks great as a single colour or as a backdrop in an exciting palette. 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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