Spring is fast approaching and what better way to get in the mood than with some stunning Mulberry silk? This gorgeous 100% silk DK yarn from Louisa Harding comes in 15 jewel-like colours and is perfect for projects you’ll want to wear when the weather finally warms up. Equally stunning in stocking stitch or lace, you’ll enjoy making every shimmery, smooth stitch whatever project you choose! Here we’ve chosen to do a swatch (in colour 36 Golden) of our free pattern, the Beginners Lace Shawl – absolute luxury knitting on some rosewood needles (try our short ones for swatching and …

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Those of you who have been to our shop in London will know about the lovely, cosy corner upstairs where, nestled in their own little cubby-holes, are over 100 different coloured 25-gram balls of pure, delicious, Shetland yarn. We’ve long been fans of this wonderfully traditional British wool; spun and dyed in the Shetland Isles, Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift is a 4-ply or fingering weight yarn that’s perfect for colourwork. Lucky for us, a new book has arrived that will put all these wonderful colours to good use – writer, designer and blogger Kate Davies’ Colours of Shetland. As Kate says, …

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We are delighted to announce that we now carry over 100 colours of Jamieson’s of Shetland, Spindrift yarn. We even bought as special case to showcase each of the colours! Spindrift is a 2-ply yarn that knits up like 4-ply. It  is traditionally used for FairIsle knitting. The colour range allows immense potential to play with colour, while the texture of the yarn makes it easy to work up colour patterns. It is spun and dyed in the Shetland Isles from 100% pure Shetland Wool. While many of you may be used to buying Shetland wool by mail, we thought …

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