Baby Cocktails

Posted: December 16, 2016

Baby Cocktails

aka Thea Colman - I'm sure you knew that already though! We love Thea's work, and have collborated on a number of projects now, so I thought it'd be really nice to celebrate this with a gallery of Thea/ECY projects and a chat to her about her work. It comes at a time when she's just released Pimms Cup on Ravelry as a single pattern - this was part of the Drift Collection which we released in September 2015. On top of that I've got print copies of Dubonnet and Cardamom Rose which I'm putting together into kits. "V: How...


New pattern alert! (Cornhill)

Posted: December 09, 2016

New pattern alert! (Cornhill)

Afternoon! I hope today is treating you well. Seeing as it's a Friday and I'm blitzing through admin today, one of the things I had on the to do list was 'publish Cornhill'. So it's done. You can find it here on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cornhill It's a very simple shawl (or scarf) which uses 400m of each of two colours of 4ply. Or you could use different contrast colours which you could use smaller amounts for. (sorry about the grimace - it was very sunny) The rows do get long towards the end but they are very easy and it's worth...


DK Surprise

Posted: December 06, 2016

DK Surprise

We've not had much DK for a while so I thought it might be time to rectify that! Our schedule is slowly getting back on track as we make our way through the huge back log of work, hence the smaller-than-usual updates. Hopefully next year will be less disrupted. These yarns will go live on the website HERE at 7pm UK time tomorrow (Wednesday the 7th of December). There are six ten-skein batches of Oakworth DK.. from top to bottom we have Coppice, Dale, Wild Raspberry, Faded Bloom, Black Magic Rose, and Tide. Dale is a new colourway inspired by...


Club news!

Posted: December 06, 2016

Club news!

I'm sure you've all heard of Indie Untangled, the fabulous newsletter and blog aimed at promoting indie yarn businesses..? Well Lisa runs an annual club, which includes exclusive yarn and pattern pairings. And.. ECY is in the 2017 one! It's called Where We Knit and I'm teamed up with Mindy Wilkes, whose work I love and you can see on Ravelry HERE.  We chose this sunrise image, which you may recognise from my Instagram feed, because we agreed that we both tend to knit in the early mornings. So for more information you need to go HERE , and suffice to...


New hand-dyed stock available

Posted: November 22, 2016

New hand-dyed stock available
Freshly brewed hand dyed yarn is now up!

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