Why we love bluefaced leicester AND merino!

Posted: April 09, 2019

Why we love bluefaced leicester AND merino!

Do you sell British wool? As a British company we use and sell a LOT of British wool - primarily Bluefaced Leicester which is found in our Milburn, Bowland and Harewood yarns. (For more background on how Milburn came to be have a read of THIS blog post). BUT we do also use and sell a lot of merino. Why? Well, put simply it ticks different boxes to our BFL yarns, and when it comes to choosing yarn I like to try and go for ticking boxes - that’s the pragmatist in me.  Which boxes does merino tick? It is super...


Crochet Project MCAL FAQs

Posted: June 01, 2018

Crochet Project MCAL FAQs

What is an MCAL? MCAL stands for Mystery Crochet-A-Long and is where a pattern is released piece by piece over a set period of time, usually in bitesized chunks. The idea being that all those taking part can be making their project at the same time. Where can I get the pattern? Purchase the pattern on Ravelry HERE. Please note that the pattern belongs to The Crochet Project. Eden Cottage Yarns will not be able to help with any pattern purchase queries. When does it start? The first part of the pattern will be released on Wednesday 20th June. How...


Did you know you can search by colour?

Posted: May 02, 2018

Did you know you can search by colour?

For some of you, browsing our website may usually be restricted to yarn released specifically as part of an update. With an increased frequency of updates and stock being available for longer afterwards, it would be understandable to become overwhelmed with choice. You probably already use the Shop Yarn menu with the options to select each yarn by name but what if you have a project in mind for which you have a rough idea of a colour you would like to use but are not that picky about which yarn to use? This is definitely something I struggle with...

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