Ovis Yarns - Hand dyed UK yarns

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 ...
Oxygen series launch

Oxygen series launch

So if you live in the UK (as we do) then you will know that since early June everything has been a bit topsy turvy - politically speaking - and it ...
Weekly notes 5: Great things happen when you least expect!

Weekly notes 5: Great things happen when you least expect!

Week 5:  * The best news this week is that Mr Ovis Yarns has found a new job (he had been made redundant, we've spent all weekend celebrating!) th...
Weekly notes 4: August is here, 3 weeks to go.

Weekly notes 4: August is here, 3 weeks to go.

Week 4: * Our small wooden loom kits have proved very popular! So popular they have sold out. I've got some more in production, so hopefully I'll ...
Yarn of the Month: Klaxon

Yarn of the Month: Klaxon

How terrible has the British weather been lately? So to cheer everyone up I have chosen our brightest, most fluorescent colour way to be yarn of th...
February update - exciting news for Ovis Yarns

February update - exciting news for Ovis Yarns

So what an exciting week it has been at Ovis Yarn HQ! Today was supposed to be a shop update, however that has been postponed until Friday 4th Marc...
January Update - Hello Poppy Sock

January Update - Hello Poppy Sock

Today we launch our new yarn: Poppy Sock, a soft yet strong 4ply sock yarn. Spun in Yorkshire from 100% Bluefaced Leicester British wool, this yarn...
Coming soon! Sneak a peek!

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!...

Day 2 - Archie Aran, saving the best till last.

So two days to go, tomorrow the final countdown begins. Today however we have, in my personal opinion saved the best till last. Introducing our Arc...

Day 3 - Big, Bright and Bold

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...

Day 7 - The darker side of Rovings

Darker but no less beautiful! Our Archie rovings are made from Bluefaced Leicester and Masham wools, giving the yarn a dark marled base to begin wi...

Day 9 - let's meet some yarn!

Over the next week, we will be bringing you sneak peaks and previews of the beautiful yarns we have been dyeing up over the past few months.  Today...