Introducing: The Shawl Project Book 5 from The Crochet Project, featuring laceweight yarn!

Posted: July 21, 2020

Introducing: The Shawl Project Book 5 from The Crochet Project, featuring laceweight yarn!

The latest book from Joanne and Kat of The Crochet Project has arrived. Book 5 is a bit different from those that have come before as it features designs using laceweight yarn. Using laceweight yarns for a shawl or wrap gives you great value for money and produces a lovely light summery accessory. This book combines the great design you would expect from Joanne and Kat along with the delicate elegance created with laceweight yarn. Find it on the website HERE. All five designs are pitched at intermediate crochet skill level but the Love Triangles Shawl can be adjusted to...


Milburn 4ply and DK in Dogwood - not just for Christmas! ❤️

Posted: February 18, 2020

Milburn 4ply and DK in Dogwood - not just for Christmas! ❤️

Our beautiful classic red, Dogwood, was initially a colour found on Whitfell DK. Due to its popularity and the discontinuing of the base we wanted it to live on and so it was included in the fourth wave of new colours of Milburn 4ply. As alluded to in the title, this is definitely a very festive red, evocative of holly berries and the suits of jolly men, but we don't think it should be confined to the winter months!   Designs using Dogwood These are patterns where the colourway featured in the photos, and called for in the pattern is Dogwood. 😍...


Purple Yarn

Posted: February 09, 2016

Purple Yarn

Yesterday I was in the main office/stockroom and noticed a few purples near to each other, which took my fancy. So today I give you: a gallery of purple yarn.     From left to right (above) they are: Whitfell Chunky in Damson; Malham DK in Salvia; Derwent 4ply in Salvia; Tempo DK in Buddleja; Bowland DK in Buddleja; Milburn 4ply skein in Damson; Milburn 4ply ball in Damson; and Theseus Lace in Salvia.     And of course, they're all over at the ECY website. Or at least they are until they sell out. Then they may or may not be. ...

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