ECY Glossary of commonly used yarn craft terms

Posted: June 12, 2019

Do you ever see anything on the website and wonder what it means? Well you need wonder no longer!!  Cottage Original - This is our name for OOAK dyelots. They tend to be experimental and if they work out well they may become regular named colourways.* FO - Finished Object. This refers to any finished project (knit, crochet or other). eg "Now that I have one FO I can start a new project!" Frog - This term refers to when you have to undo a large amount of progress on a project. You rip-it ("ribbit") back and so you frog it! ...

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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