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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...
Workshops!

Workshops!

Well if you met me during the Autumn Markets, we may have chatted about my hope to launch workshops in the New Year. I've gotten my head together w...
Weekly notes 15: Rebooting 2017 - Writing off January!

Weekly notes 15: Rebooting 2017 - Writing off January!

The month that has been:Well here at Ovis Yarns we are rebooting 2017 - January so far has been an unpleasant wash out, with car accidents (humans ...
Weekly notes 14: Hello 2017

Weekly notes 14: Hello 2017

Well we are hurtling straight into 2017 – the first week has been and gone in the blink of an eye. So what do we have planned for the rest of Janu...