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To fresh starts and new focus - All change for 2020

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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 has not been an easy decision to come to, and unlike opening the first unit at Red Brick, there has been a lot of planning and analysis going on. There are several reasons that I've come to this decision, but the biggest one is time. Time the shop takes from my family and from the dyeing side of the business. When I first started Ovis Yarns back in 2015, it was...

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Workshops and plans afoot

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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!

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

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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 decided to take part. First off, when I first saw the Countess shout out for collaborators – I knew immediately I wanted to be involved. This type of thing is what I want in my community – positivity and collaboration. Anyone who has talked to me about my business or the fibre industry knows that I am a big subscriber to the notion that we are more powerful when...

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10 things to check out at Red Brick Hangar

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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. The hangar allows me to have a wee place to fill with yarn dreams, in a place where there is still lots to see and do (and eat!)  So here are my 10 things to do at Red Brick Hangar* 1) Art for the Soul - unique and quirky prints and artwork at great prices! I'm eyeing up a Kurt Cobain print as a reward when I hit my next sales target....

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Let me tell you a story...

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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.

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