Ovis Yarns - Hand dyed UK yarns

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...
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 6: The one where I've sat in front of the computer way too much.

Weekly notes 6: The one where I've sat in front of the computer way too much.

Week 6: * As predicted, admin heavy - creating listings (in advance) photographing, creating labels, skein dry skeins, making packaging... It has ...
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 3: Site and Etsy update and lots of Bluefaced Leicester

Weekly notes 3: Site and Etsy update and lots of Bluefaced Leicester

Week 3: * The site and etsy store were updated this weekend - the ever popular mini skein sets are back in - including these Firefly themed sets an...
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...
The other big debate at Ovis Yarns - The Merino Question

The other big debate at Ovis Yarns - The Merino Question

So the UK is in meltdown over the Referendum today, well at least I am, my anxiety levels have been set to max. However as all I can do is use my o...
Sunday Sale - Hand dyed yarn reduced and why

Sunday Sale - Hand dyed yarn reduced and why

The sale is now live and there are bargains to be had! ` Today we have launched our sale section - it was supposed to be yesterday but after a gr...
Yarn of the Month! - June 2016 - In Bloom

Yarn of the Month! - June 2016 - In Bloom

Today sees the launch of our Yarn of the Month. Yarn of the month yarns aim to showcase and highlight one of our brilliant bases or colour ways. Fo...