Bowland DK: Projects and Patterns using our bluefaced leicester DK yarn

Posted: October 13, 2021

Bowland DK: Projects and Patterns using our bluefaced leicester DK yarn

It occurred to us that it might be really useful to have an ECY way to browse patterns and projects made using specific yarns, for inspiration and ideas. It's one of those things where once you think of it it seems blatantly obvious 🙈🤣  Just FYI - there are no links to Ravelry here. We've linked to patterns and projects that are available to purchase/view elsewhere.  Bowland DK truly is an ECY favourite - it's super-soft, smooth, and silky. It's ideal for such a wide range of knitting/crochet projects - being machine washable plus next-to-skin soft means it's perfect for babies...


Milburn: How is the yarn produced? What's involved?

Posted: February 06, 2018

Milburn: How is the yarn produced? What's involved?

Whenever I talk about yarn production and what’s involved the reaction I get is “oh wow, I didn’t know”. So I thought I would pop it up here on the blog for you all to have a read, and I hope you find it interesting and insightful. It will also help explain why we don’t have all the yarn all of the time! Anyone who’s been involved in stock management will know how complicated it can be, trying to re-order with a long enough lead time for the item to be produced and shipped to you without losing the momentum...


Unveiling the new yarn colours

Posted: November 14, 2016


New yarn: Malham DK

Posted: January 25, 2016

New yarn: Malham DK

Many of you will have seen snapshots of this on social media already, so here's a proper introduction to one of our new yarns. After lots of deliberation we decided to name it Malham DK - we like to use local-ish place names, and we love Malham, but I think the name sounds quite rustic, which this yarn is. Once it's in stock, it'll be HERE on the website - it'll be available in the next update, which is on Sunday the 31st of January at 12 noon UK time.  It's 100% British wool, comprising of cream coloured Bluefaced Leciester...

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