Ovis Yarns - Hand dyed UK yarns

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...

How to "read" hand dyed yarn online

How to "read" hand dyed yarn online
I was just asked on facebook how to tell if a skein on-line will knit up, without being able to see it in the flesh. So I thought I'd pop up a few ...

Our first yarn club: Yarn minis box!

Our first yarn club: Yarn minis box!
Today we are launching our limited edition mini skein boxes - these little packages of colour and fun will drop on your doorstep every second week ...

Weekly notes 13: Christmas is nearly here!

Weekly notes 13: Christmas is nearly here!
The past few weeks: * Preparation for Christmas is in full swing! We have a busy schedule in the run up to the end of December - we can be found he...

Weekly notes 12: Fibre festival fun!

Weekly notes 12: Fibre festival fun!
The weeks that were:* So it has been a while! After the crazyness of Wool week, I went slightly quieter than usual on here - however I was still bu...