Ovis Yarns - Hand dyed UK yarns

September Clubs - Autumn arrives and celebrating my wedding anniversary

September Clubs - Autumn arrives and celebrating my wedding anniversary

 In September I took inspiration from all things Autumnal - the changing colours of the leaves, hot drinks, darker nights. This was my favourite co...
October Clubs - Lets get spooky

October Clubs - Lets get spooky

This months theme was an obvious one, it being October - Spooky times! But I wanted to try and not be too obvious in my colour combos.  L-R Witchi...
August Clubs - Festivals and Pokemon

August Clubs - Festivals and Pokemon

August blanket feeder clubs were inspired by my previous life in my late teens/early 20s when I used to work at music festivals in the summer. I us...
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...