Ovis Yarns - Hand dyed UK yarns

Striped short socks - Free recipe

Striped short socks - Free recipe

I wanted to see how big a pair of socks I could get from a single set of 10g minis (so 50g of yarn) - I have UK size 8 feet, so not exactly small, ...
July Clubs - Food and Rebels

July Clubs - Food and Rebels

July's blanket club was inspired by my love of frozen milk when the sun starts to shine. With each colour way taking inspiration from a different I...
June Clubs - Here comes Summer!

June Clubs - Here comes Summer!

The theme for June's blanket clubs was Summer Solstice - As the month moved towards the longest day of the year, I decided to draw inspiration for ...
My Fat knitted wardrobe - part 3 - I discover I'm a jumper person.

My Fat knitted wardrobe - part 3 - I discover I'm a jumper person.

This blog post has been two weeks in the making… and it took me a while to realise why. Then last night when I was looking over the pictures I’d ta...
My fat knitted wardrobe - part 2 - Peak shawl

My fat knitted wardrobe - part 2 - Peak shawl

Peak Shawl – The realisation that you have more knitted shawls in your collection than months (even weeks!) in the year and that you do not even we...
My Fat knitted wardrobe - part 1 - The first garment

My Fat knitted wardrobe - part 1 - The first garment

I am fat. I am a knitter* and I am fat. Fat as a word doesn’t bother me, it is a descriptor and I will happily use it to accurately describe myself...

To fresh starts and new focus - All change for 2020

So there is some big news here at Ovis Yarns - on the 20th December, the unit at St Johns Market will close for Christmas and not re-open.  This ha...

Workshops and plans afoot

Plans are afoot to expand here at Ovis Yarns - and workshops play a big part in that! So let me explain just who will be behind the workshops at Ovis Yarns, and what else I hope to introduce!
If I want exposure I'll get my tits out: On the Mersey the TitsOutCollective!

If I want exposure I'll get my tits out: On the Mersey the TitsOutCollective!

So on the eve of the launch of the Tits out collective, I thought I’d pop a blog post up explaining who my chosen charity is, as well as why I deci...

10 things to check out at Red Brick Hangar

So when I chose to open at Red Brick Hangar one of the plus points was the fact I would be surrounded by other creatives and interesting stores. Th...

Let me tell you a story...

About how I decided it was time to move into some premises - Ovis Yarns will be opening in Red Brick Hangar, Cains Brewery Village, Liverpool on the 21st April 2018.
Woolly news: Spring cleaning and workshop news!

Woolly news: Spring cleaning and workshop news!

Spring is here and with it we have decided to do a spring clean here at Ovis Yarns! A few of our DK and Aran yarns are now reduced to £10 a skein t...