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Not just knitting: Fruity crochet bowl recipe

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Not just knitting: Fruity crochet bowl recipe

This months update is all about the chunky wools! With four new colour ways on our Poppy Twist, I have been experimenting and playing with creating texture and fun with this soft, chunky wool that just loves yarn. So it only seemed right that our Not just knitting series kicked off with a project that this yarn is perfect for! A crochet (fruit) bowl - I say fruit, you could store all sorts of goodies in this soft yet sturdy bowl, I've already started on a second to store balls of leftover yarns. With this quick recipe, even the most novice...

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Not just knitting - wonderful ways with wool coming soon!

Posted by Rebecca Pennington on

Not just knitting - wonderful ways with wool coming soon!

If you follow Ovis Yarns on Social media you would be forgiven for thinking that my sole craft and intrest is knitting. For the past year in particular, everything has been about those two pointy needles. However this couldn’t be further from the truth, I love wool so much, I will try and use it in absolutely anything! So why has it been all about knitting so far? Well quite simply, ease… I had my little boy last March (he is one today!) and it suddenly became important to be able to quickly discard a WIP and stuff it away....

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Coming soon! Sneak a peek!

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Coming soon! Sneak a peek!

So our first store update is upon us tomorrow! Take a sneaky peek at some of the bright and exciting yarns available in our store up date tomorrow! Lady Macbeth is our new dramatic colour way on our most popular Archie Aran base. Blood reds and purples with hidden hints of black, I cannot wait to show you all how this knits up!  City of Oz - originally this colour way was created on Poppy Twist, however the wonderful bright greens are a perfect match for our silk like Poppy Roving. This yarn base is so soft, it really is...

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Day 3 - Big, Bright and Bold

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3 Days to go! Well technically as it is so late this Sunday, it is a little less than 3 days, but given the size of my to-do list I prefer to stick to 3 days. Tonight I am introducing our wonderfully chunky and soft Poppy Twist yarns. On a 100% Bluefaced Leicester wool base, sourced and spun completely in the UK (like all of our yarns) these yarns are soft and squishy, yet give a great stitch definition and take up colour readily when we hand dyed them.  Solar Flare  - Bright, sunny and warm. This colourway only needs...

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