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If I want exposure I'll get my tits out: On the Mersey the TitsOutCollective!

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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 decided to take part. First off, when I first saw the Countess shout out for collaborators – I knew immediately I wanted to be involved. This type of thing is what I want in my community – positivity and collaboration. Anyone who has talked to me about my business or the fibre industry knows that I am a big subscriber to the notion that we are more powerful when...

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Woolly news: Spring cleaning and workshop news!

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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 to make way for this years colours and bases! All sale items can be found - here - so grab a bargain!  We have a new page for workshops - here - There is currently two workshops available - Weaving a Wall hanging and Introduction to Acid dyeing, but there are a few more in the planning stages. If you are interested in the knitting workshops, let...

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Weekly notes 15: Rebooting 2017 - Writing off January!

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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 all ok, vehicles less so) and personal business that has meant the entire month has felt like wading through treacle. But February is waving at me from next week and I have high hopes and excitement for the rest of 2017! So after a bit of downtime over the past week, working on some knew knitting designs and workshop ideas, its time to reboot and throw ourselves into 2017! So what do we have...

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Weekly notes 14: Hello 2017

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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 January, and what have we been up too? Last week: Our Mini skein subscription boxes have launched and the first boxes went out late last week – We still have 5 Geek boxes available in DK and 4ply due to people dropping out, if you are interested send us an e-mail – here - and we can get one posted out to you – they contain 5 x 10g...

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Our first yarn club: Yarn minis box!

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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 of the month from January 2017. In 2016, we ran 3 successful and well received Limited edition mini skein sets - from 2017, these sets will only be available as part of a 3 month subscription service. This change allows us to bring you better colour ways and extras - not just stitch markers!  Each box will contain 5 X 10g mini skeins hand dyed to that months theme, and an added extra (that will...

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