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  • Broken Flower - Devonia DK Devonia DK

    Devonia DK – 100g

    GBP £17.50
    Devonia:
    Fibre Content: 50% Exmoor Blueface, 30% Bluefaced Leicester, 20% Wensleydale
    Specification: DK weight - 233m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from local Devonshire flocks
    Processing: Spun in Devon, England
     
    We also produce a hand-dyed version of this yarn! Check out Lyn.
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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
  • Close up of skeins of naturally dyed Severn Skeins of naturally dyed Severn

    Naturally Dyed – Severn 4 Ply 50g

    GBP £9.00
    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% British Jacob wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / Fingering weight - 175m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Worcestershire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Ceridigion, Wales, dyed in the UK
  • 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 £22.00
    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
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    Hanging hanks of Appledore 4 skeins in each colourway of hand dyed Appledore

    Limited Edition – Appledore DK – 100g

    GBP £18.00
    Appledore:
    Fibre Content: 40% Devon Closewool, 40% Romney, 20% Exmoor Blueface
    Specification: DK weight - 250m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from local Devonshire flocks
    Processing: Spun in Devon, England
     
    The marvellous mill folk at John Arbon Textiles are celebrating their 20th anniversary and you’re all invited! Part of the festivities includes the launch of their Appledore yarn, and we were delighted that they asked us and Third Vault Yarns to dye some limited edition shades for the event.
     
    As Appledore is all about glorious West Country apples, Lola (Third Vault Yarns) looked slightly further afield - out into intergalactic space, in fact! She is a big sci-fi fan and has created shades inspired by tropical fruits which are often used as props in sci-fi films and TV shows - we just love the idea, and would well recommend googling a Kiwano if you're not familiar! Instead of zooming off into future realms, we stayed right here, inspired by the West Country but travelled back in time to the mythical court of Arthurian legends. Purple was a royal colour in the Middle Ages. Can’t you just imagine lady Guinevere wearing a garment in Excalibur? And Avalon is giving us all the lady in the lake feels... and as serendipity would have it, Avalon and Excalibur are both heritage varieties of plum trees, yum.
     
    So without further ado, we’d love to present you with not one, not two, but four glorious shades inspired by nature's bounty with a playful twist that is out of this world. We just love the way all four shades play together and would love a big old stripy sweater...
  • 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
  • Close up of skeins of Northampton Shear Leicester Longwool in the colourway Astcote Skeins of Northampton Shear Leicester Longwool in the colourway Astcote
    Colourway: Astcote (undyed/natural)
     
    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 natural grey heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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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    Ashby 4 Ply Ashby Lace
    Colourway: Ashby
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Buckby 4 Ply Buckby Lace
    Colourway: Buckby
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Close up of Ankh-Morpork on Cormo yarn Two skeins of "Ankh-Morpork" with a crochet and knit swatch
    We had a lot of fun collaborating with Third Vault Yarns for this year's Open Day Special yarn!
     
    Third Vault Yarns are inspired by fantasy and sci-fi. When deciding on what theme to go with, Lola listed numerous fantasy series, all of which I haven't read! We finally realised that we both enjoyed Terry Pratchett's Discworld, and love the original cover art from the books.
     
    We dyed two different yarn bases:
    50% Corriedale 50% Mohair - this yarn has all the lustre and drape you'd expect from its constituent fibres and that beautiful fuzzy halo too.
    100% Cormo wool - a bouncy 4 ply / fingering weight that is soft and smooth. This is the one used in the swatches.
    Both yarns are 400m per 100g skein.
  • 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
  • Out of stock
    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 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
  • Out of stock
    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
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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
  • 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
  • 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 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
     
    Select an option to see the individual colours in this listing, or click the button to see the entire range.
    Display Full Colour Range

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