Yarns Unspun

Yarns Unspun No. 3

… the one where we got shortlisted, again!


Welcome Back!

Hellooooo –You wonderful humans have got us shortlisted again in the British Knitting and Crochet Awards for Best Local Independent Retailer for the North of England 2022.

Thank you so so much, you are all fantastic! We really cannot thank you all enough for the amazing support you give us, we could not do what we do without you.

And I couldn’t do what I do ,without the girls working with me too, thank you Yarnistas for all your hard work.

These awards mean so much to all us yarn stores, they highlight our shops and bring in those valued extra customers that keep us all going.


So, please can we ask you to do one final vote to get us a winning place  

… and see if we can make it SIX YEARS IN A ROW! YES! SIX! Isn’t that incredible!


Vote Closes 30th September


😁🏆 Let’s bring it home 🥰





Sunkissed Market Bag Pattern


What’s on your hooks this weekend? Fancy making your own eco shopper? This Sunkissed Market Bag is our very own crochet pattern using 100g of either DK or 4ply cotton… Download Instantly   for only £3

We have lots of cotton too, such as Stylecraft Naturals Organic Cotton or how about our Adriafil Tintarella Kits currently on offer… kits that include the pattern & two balls of Adriafil Tintarella 5ply cotton with a special discount:

Usually RRP £13 NOW £6.50 for all three! 




We are exhibiting at The Summer Wool Festival at Redbourne School, Ampthill, this weekend.

Find us in the Sports Hall on stand S7, with our lovely big stand showing off all the lush Yarn etc… to everyone and anyone who walks within 20 feet of our stall.

Do pop in if you’re local, we’d love to see you 🙂





Monday 1st of August is Yorkshire Day… a great reason, opportunity, excuse (you choose) to support local Yorkshire businesses… such as our very own The Harrogate Yarn Company just launched last weekend.

We are very proud that a collaboration has culminated in our beautiful Mercer DK being a sustainable, elegant, British Fleece being created by a fabulous heritage of long-standing Yorkshire Businesses. 

BUY ONLINE  or come and have a squish instore…



As we rolled out all the shades on social media this week we’ve been delighted with your warm response and interest … seeing who likes what shade best and those who want a combination or indeed one of each! What about you? Got a favourite or two… or three…

Keep an eye out this week for more news on the origins of the yarn and how we came up with the shade names too … now that was a fun afternoon. And all amazingly done on Earl Grey too! Not a drop of Prosecco insight!

And there’s also some daily mini quizzes coming up with a chance of winning a prize!

Keep Crafting, and please don’t forget to vote!

Fi xx


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