Nateby 4ply: Projects and Patterns using our silver sparkly sock yarn with lurex

Posted: June 15, 2022

Nateby 4ply: Projects and Patterns using our silver sparkly sock yarn with lurex

This blog post is designed as a useful resource for inspiration for Nateby 4ply. There are projects that use it, and patterns that call for it. It's so handy to have all this in one place!  Just FYI - there are no links to Ravelry here. We've linked to patterns and projects that are available to purchase/view elsewhere. If they're only available on Ravelry we will say that, but not link to it.  Nateby 4ply is a luxurious blend of superwash merino giving softness, nylon for durability and a strand of silver lurex large enough to sparkle without being scratchy. It's got...


Coniston Fingering: projects and patterns using our sumptuous blend of merino and mohair

Posted: June 15, 2022

Coniston Fingering: projects and patterns using our sumptuous blend of merino and mohair

This blog post is designed as a useful resource for inspiration for Coniston Fingering. There are projects that use it, and patterns that call for it. It's so handy to have all this in one place!  Just FYI - there are no links to Ravelry here. We've linked to patterns and projects that are available to purchase/view elsewhere. If they're only available on Ravelry we will say that, but not link to it.  Coniston Fingering is one of our ever-growing collection of singles yarn! It is a blend of beautiful extrafine merino with luxurious superkid mohair (the finest and softest...


Introducing Bowland Lace: our new BFL laceweight yarn

Posted: May 23, 2022

Introducing Bowland Lace: our new BFL laceweight yarn

We are proud of all our yarns, but of course our British wool ones are a particular source of joy. Our Bowland and Milburn yarn ranges have been an intergral part of our offering for years, with Bowland going right back to the beginning of ECY in 2011. Bowland is 100% superwash British Bluefaced Leicester wool; and Milburn is that but with silk blended in - plus it's mill-dyed (also in Yorkshire). I am quite cautious about adding new laceweight yarns to our range as they are not as popular as 4ply/DK yarns (understandably!). However... when a laceweight version of...


Brimham DK: Projects and Patterns using our merino/nylon yarn

Posted: April 07, 2022

Brimham DK: Projects and Patterns using our merino/nylon yarn

This blog post is designed as a useful resource for inspiration for a specific yarn. There are projects that use it, and patterns that call for it. It's so handy to have all this in one place!  Just FYI - there are no links to Ravelry here. We've linked to patterns and projects that are available to purchase/view elsewhere. If they're only available on Ravelry we will say that, but not link to it.  Like its lighter-weight counterpart Brimham DK is a very soft, squishy yarn which has just the right amount of bounce but also a little drape. The...


Bowland Aran: Projects and Patterns using our British Bluefaced Leicester yarn

Posted: March 10, 2022

Bowland Aran: Projects and Patterns using our British Bluefaced Leicester yarn

This blog post is designed as a useful resource for inspiration for a specific yarn. There are projects that use it, and patterns that call for it. It's so handy to have all this in one place!  Just FYI - there are no links to Ravelry here. We've linked to patterns and projects that are available to purchase/view elsewhere. If they're only available on Ravelry we will say that, but not link to it.  This gorgeous superwash wool has quickly become a favourite - it's super-soft, a bit woolly, and silky. Bowland Aran is ideal for such a wide range...


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