25.02.16

We’ve got another very exciting update for you this week (although hopefully not quite as exciting as Sunday’s mayhem!). We have a gorgeous new British base to introduce to you:

Bryony Lace

Limited Edition. A lace weight yarn, made from 100% British merino. 875 yards (800m) per 100g. £15.60 (including VAT), £13.00 (excluding VAT) per 100g skein.

This has a very similar feel to Bridget Lace (now discontinued), a very soft plump merino, but this one is 2ply, so a little sturdier (without losing any of its softness). I should probably clarify – this isn’t just British merino, it is processed and spun entirely in Britain too (which is why it is priced higher than some of our other merino bases).

Just how limited edition this is very much depends on you! It is a custom spin for Posh Yarn, and I have bought 50kg of it – we will decide on whether to re-order based on your feedback (but I have a feeling that this one is going to become a staple!).

The shop preview is now up, I hope you enjoy it!

18.02.16

Well, this is a week of firsts and lasts! It’s our last Sock Week, and the very last few skeins of Miranda Light Sock. But!! It’s the first week of a brand new style of dyeing. As you know, Tony likes to experiment, and to push the boundaries of colour, and yowzer, has he pushed them this week!

Some of you may have noticed that the amount of yarn each week has been reduced; we do roughly 250 skeins now, where we were doing 300 before. That’s deliberate; we felt that both we, and Posh Yarn, would benefit from reducing the quantity we produce weekly, in order to concentrate more on the quality, and on expanding ourselves creatively.

This is the result! All I can say is, this is one update you are NOT going to want to miss. So, without further ado, the preview is now up for your delectation!

(There’s a little glitch, the Miranda Light Sock appear twice in the list, but we’re working on it!)

11.02.16

We’ve got a fabulous new yak base to introduce to you this week!

Winifred Sock

A sock weight yarn, made from 70% superwash merino, 20% yak, 10% nylon. 440 yards (400m) per 100g. Recommended needle size is 3mm (US 3). £14.40 (including VAT), £12.00 (excluding VAT) per 100g skein.

The full shop preview is now up – I hope you like it!

Incidentally, while I’ve got your attention, here’s a little announcement about our update schedule. February 2016 will be the last month that we do themed weeks (Lace Week, Sock Week). From March onwards, we will go back to doing a mix of bases each week.