Yarn retailers

Yarn retailers

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

The wedding season

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 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?

To swatch or not?

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