Category: Yarn

Dame Zandra Rhodes stands against a pink background that matches the colour of her hair. She is wearing a hand knitted wrap cardigan in shades of pink and blue.

Make a Statement – WYS x Zandra Rhodes collection

Earlier this year, I was chatting to my friends at West Yorkshire Spinners. “We’re really excited that we’re going to be working with an iconic designer this year,” they said.  “Would you like to...

Blogtober 2021 : Day 10

Today, I have washed and mended my car seat belt cover. I have done other things as well, such as my menu plan for the week – I do this for a while and...

A pair of blue variegated socks on wooden sock blockers against a white wooden board background. There is a shell and a ceramic starfish next to the socks.

Avoiding colour pooling and flashing on sock gussets

There’s something very exciting about knitting with a variegated yarn and seeing how the colours turn out – often it’s not at all how you’d expect! Take a look at the pair of Mermaid’s...

A pair of green, blue, pink, red and purple sparkly socks modelled on feet. The model is surrounded by tinsel, baubles and rolls of gift ribbon.

Vintage Tinsel – WYS Christmas 2021 yarn

Psst!  I know it’s a bit early to be talking about Christmas, but would you like to see something new? You would?  I thought so! Ta dah! These socks are called Twinkle Toes and...

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