There's a lot happening at the moment!

I have just uploaded three of our brand new knitting kits, The Wool Queen, Cogs and Wheels and Lunch in York.

The Wool Queen knitting kit is  such a  stunning sweater.! It is a form fitting, roll neck, ribbed jumper with cables arranged asymmetrically, front and back, with raglan sleeves. Designed for us by our own Ruth Dorrington it is beautiful. Available in 6 sizes and your choice of colours in DK.

Cogs And Wheels is a wonderful Yoked Aran sweater. Slightly shaped at the waist, in two colours. Again another stunning sweater by Ruth Dorrington.

Last but not least is Lunch in York, a wonderfully smart jacket which can be dressed up for formal occassions and worn over a shirt and trousers for linformal ocassions. Designed by Hazel it is beautiful!

 

All of our  patterns are designed specifically for our rare breed, breed specific, single farm, slaughter free, ethically produced, 100% pure British yarns, and are available in all weights. Watch this space!!

 

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Our Yarn

Doulton Border Leicester Yarn SkeinesDoulton Border Leicester yarn is made from the fleeces of  rare breed ,British Border Leicester sheep that live to grow old.


These native, rare breed sheep, from our slaughter free, ethically produced flock, produce beautiful fleeces with a long staple length and distinct crimp. This fibre spins to a wonderfully lofty yarn with a lovely natural spring and bounce to it. The handle of the yarn makes it a joy to work with for quick and easy projects and intricate colour work alike: it slips smoothly on and off the needles without losing the strength needed for structured garments.

Available in three weights, Aran, 4ply/fingering and DK/Double knitting in 100g skeins.

The high quality of this yarn is due to the wonderful fleeces that the sheep produce and those with a discerning eye will be pleased to know of the high level of welfare that is afforded to the flock. All with full provenance.

Doulton Border Leicester yarn: High welfare, high quality.

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