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  • Khaki greens and browns make up this gently variegated yarn, inspired by canal locks. It will work up with some visual interest, but not so busy that it will overwhelm textured stitch patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Pfauenauge – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £22.00
    Pfauenauge: Peacock's Eye
    An intense almost iridescent blue, this colourway looks stunning by itself and can also be paired with both warm and cool colours. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project. The group photo shows it sat in between colourways Ocean Welle and Unterwasserwelt.
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Ocean Welle: Ocean Wave
    A dreamy turquoise teal, this colourway looks stunning by itself and can also be paired with both warm and cool colours. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Fibre Content: 100% British Bluefaced Leicester
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 195m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire and hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Hocus Crocus – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £22.00
    Who doesn't love spring? All the colours of fresh new leaves and blooms can be found in this colourway. Becci wrote a blog post about it here. The yarn is gently variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The colours blend beautifully in the finished project as you can see in the knit and crochet samples. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Fibre Content: 100% Wensleydale Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight - 350m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced in the UK
    Processing: Spun and hand dyed in Britain
    Recommended needle & hook size: 2.0mm - 3.75mm (always check the pattern)
     
    Aysgarth is 100% lustrous British Wensleydale wool. Its appearance is similar to the shine and the halo of mohair and it feels like a warm woolly hug. Seriously, you won't be able to stop stroking this yarn! It comes from sheep who have amazing long curly locks and it is a hand dyer's favourite for its colour uptake. The yarn is worsted spun and plied, and has a draping handle, making it ideal for statement pieces. Remember to always block your projects for the best outcome. Please note that this is a non-superwash yarn, so it can be felted if you want.
  • Out of stock
    Colourway: Braunston
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Blisworth
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Out of stock
    Colourway: Buckby
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Out of stock
    Colourway: Bruerne
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Out of stock
    Colourway: Ashby
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Shetland Wool
    Specification: 4 Ply / fingering weight - 200m / 50g and Lace weight - 430m / 50g
    Fibre: Sourced from Braunston, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Wales, dyed in our studio in Northamptonshire
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes mostly from a flock of Shetlands in Braunston (with additions from neighbouring flocks); a major canal destination that can be reached by boat from our studio in one day! Flock owners Lynne and David have been breeding Shetland sheep for 16 years, focusing specifically on the quality of the wool, which is incredibly soft. The yarn has a heathered appearance, as many different coloured fleeces have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Fibre Content: 50% Exmoor Blueface
    30% Bluefaced Leicester
    20% Wensleydale Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 233m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced in Devon, UK
    Processing: Spun and hand dyed in Britain
    Recommended needle & hook size: 3.5mm - 4.5mm (always check the pattern)
     
    Lyn is spun in Devon by John Arbon Textiles, from wool sourced locally to the mill. It's a worsted, plied DK weight yarn with a fabulous sheepy texture. The Exmoor Blueface and Bluefaced Leicester wools provide super softness and warmth, while the Wensleydale wool lends lustre and a subtle shine to the blend. It's a yarn dyer and crafter's dream! We recommend it for a wide range of stitch patterns and projects.
  • Unterwasserwelt: Underwater World
    With hints of inky sapphires, this colourway sits somewhere between navy and royal blue. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Out of stock
    Zwergpflaume: Damson
    A luxurious plum purple, this colourway is sophisticated and looks great on a wide range of skin tones. It works up with a subtle variance in tone, bringing texture and life to your project.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: DK weight - 225m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in the UK, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Honey Sunrise – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £22.00
    One of those magical, otherworldly sunrises inspired this colourway. Honey coloured autumn leaves were hanging over the canalside and the pink, violet, and blue sky was reflected in the water. Stunning. The yarn is gently variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The colours blend beautifully in the finished project as you can see in the knit and crochet samples. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Copper Gasket – Nene 4 Ply 100g

    £22.00
    Our boat has a lovely old engine in it, and during a major overhaul we removed the cylinder head to discover a beautiful copper gasket. This colourway is an homage to many hours spent in the engine bay! It's gently variegated and that makes it a lot of fun to work with because every stitch is different. The colours blend beautifully in the finished project as you can see in the knit and crochet samples. You can use this for textured as well as simple patterns.
     
    Fibre Content: 100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool
    Specification: 4 ply / fingering weight – 400m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from UK flocks
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, hand dyed by us in Northamptonshire
  • Colourway: Muscott
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Fawsley
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Everdon
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Snorscombe
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Catesby
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Nobottle
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Drayton
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.
  • Colourway: Coton
     
    Fibre Content: 100% British Leicester Longwool
    Specification: Sport weight / heavy 4 Ply - 300m / 100g
    Fibre: Sourced from Astcote, Northamptonshire, UK
    Processing: Spun in Yorkshire, dyed in the UK
     
    We're delighted to introduce you to our most local wool yet: from flocks in Northamptonshire. This comes from a single flock of Leicester Longwool sheep in Astcote, just down the A5 from our Weedon Bec studio. Flock owners Chris and Barry favour black Leicesters, which is why the yarn has a heathered appearance, as all the shades of black, grey, silver, and white have gone into this delightfully local spin.

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