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Day 9 - let's meet some yarn!

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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 we will be showcasing our Poppy Roving yarns: Gorgeous, single spun, Blue faced Leicester pencil rovings. These yarns are bright and vibrant, with a lovely sheen and drape. I can't wait to get my personal stash knitted up into a medium weight shawl for the Christmas holidays, these yarns are so soft you want them to be snuggled next to your skin. Yellow Rattle - inspired by the flowering plant of the same name,...

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The countdown begins! Launch give-away worth £118!

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So the countdown to our launch officially begins today - 10 days! 10 days and all of the yarns and colour ways that have been brewing and steaming away will be available for you all to purchase.  To celebrate we will be running a few give-aways to say thank you for your support of our new venture - the biggest of which will be available to those of you who have signed up to our newsletter! Everyone who signs up to our launch newsletter (before midnight 29th September) will not only receive at 10% of code on the day of launch, but...

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Experiments in colour

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Dyeing has begun here at Ovis yarns - with 37 days till launch creating a colourful and woolly world is well underway. To give you a sneak peek at what is to come here are three skeins that came off the drying rack today.  They've yet to be reskeined, but I'm falling in love with them already! (nb.photos have been taken on a HTC M8) Swirling through seaweed on Poppy twist. This is so soft and has a gentle sheen to the yarn that doesn't quite come through on the photo. This skein is destined to become a chunky knit...

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So this is the start...

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Of our big adventure! The shop is no longer password protected, we have over 150 skeins of wool ready to dye for the launch and a myriad of ideas to bring to you all! Short but sweet for our first post, follow us on social media or sign up to our newsletter to stay updated, and also be treated to some extra special treats come the 30th September! Everyone who signs up to our newsletter will receive a 10% off code on launch day, as well as exclusive give-aways!

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