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...


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...


Reintroducing Bowland DK - British Bluefaced Leicester at its best!

Posted: March 10, 2022

Reintroducing Bowland DK - British Bluefaced Leicester at its best!

Bowland DK is one of my longest-stocked yarns and has been with me since the very beginning of ECY in 2011!    Like the other siblings in the Bowland range, Bowland DK is pure superwash British Bluefaced Leicester (BFL). This wool is quintessentially British and isn't produced on a commercial scale anywhere else, so with a limited supply and ever-high demand it can be pretty costly. However, there's a reason it's always in high demand - it is so soft as well as being lustrous and shiny, and hard wearing too.  As with many other types of wool, there are...


Pendle Aran: Projects and Patterns using our extrafine merino yarn

Posted: December 15, 2021

Pendle Aran: Projects and Patterns using our extrafine merino 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.  Pendle Aran, formerly Langdale Superwash Aran (a bit of a mouthful!!), is a fantastic all-round machine washable pure merino yarn which is squishy, smooth and soft...


Rosedale 4ply and Silverdale 4ply: projects and patterns using our stellina sparkly merino yarns

Posted: September 17, 2021

Rosedale 4ply and Silverdale 4ply: projects and patterns using our stellina sparkly merino yarns

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.  Rosedale 4ply - our gold sparkle sock yarn - is a luxurious blend of superwash merino giving softness, nylon for durability and a strand of gold...


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