A Silky Smooth Hat

DK Silky Smooth in shade Soft Denim

A yarn I started stocking and dyeing recently is this gorgeous DK Silky Smooth yarn, and I’m totally in love with it! Shown here in the beautifully wearable shade ‘Soft Denim’, this yarn is supersoft and smooth to touch, with

New Speckle Yarn Collection!

4ply Bambino in shade Sea Mist At Sunset

In preparation for cooler days (hopefully not for a while yet though!) we’ve launched our new Speckle Yarn collection! We have small limited edition batches of three colourways, each dyed onto a different yarn base, all available to purchase from

Yarn retailers

Devon DK in shade Fields Of Gold

We were excited to take a fresh batch of Perran Yarns to Knitcraft in Pool today! They join a huge assortment of yarns, patterns, notions and buttons – well worth a visit if you’re in the area! The lovely owner,

The wedding season

Lace Sparkle Merino yarn in shade Champagne Wedding

We’re well and truly into wedding season and our latest colourway is proof of it! Champagne Wedding is the result of a custom dye request from a lovely local customer. It’s a beautiful shimmering blend of golden yellow, lemon, and

Etsy sale time!


Etsy is celebrating it’s 13th birthday this week with a site-wide sales event. You’ll find all Perran Yarns have a delicious 20% discount for this week only, so you can add some gorgeous supersoft handdyed yarns to your stash for

Summer knitting

Summer knitting

As the weather continues to heat up, I find that I still need a lightweight cardigan to wear in the office or outside in the evening. Our cotton boucle megaskeins are the perfect yarn, and with 475-500grams per skein, one

To swatch or not?

Stripey sock

Do you take the time to knit and measure a tension square with your chosen yarn before starting on your latest shiny new knitting project? Often the answer is a resounding ‘”Pfft no I can’t be bothered with/haven’t got time

John Arbon Wool Mill Trip

John Arbon Wool Mill Trip

Last weekend I finally got round to going to one of the John Arbon Textiles Wool Mill Open Days, which I’ve been wanting to do for several years! The trip was organised by Lucy from Purl A Row yarn shop in Par.

Warm weather yarn

Warm weather yarn

Finally (fingers crossed!) we seem to be heading towards warmer weather, which of course will affect the projects and yarn you want in your hands and lap. One of the most useful summer garments I ever knitted was a cap-sleeved