What exactly is Baby Camel yarn? Baby camel yarn comes from the soft, warm undercoat of the two-humped Bactrian camel, which lives in cold climates like Mongolia. The yarn is spun from the downy fibre on the camel’s underbelly, which
Seacell as a fibre is universally used as a blend with something like Silk for knitting or crochet, to make a beautiful non-wool yarn.
The Seacell itself is derived from seaweed, but you won’t smell the sea when you use it!
Ever wondered where I find my colour inspiration when dyeing your knitting yarns? In today’s blog post I’m going to take you behind the scenes, to show you exactly where I source my colourways from. My biggest colour inspiration –
So you find yourself in the yarn shop again looking through the shelves, trying to find the ‘perfect’ knitting yarn for your latest project, after you realise they don’t have the yarn the pattern calls for. You feel stuck, not entirely sure if the yarn you have your eye on will do the job.
Choosing the right knitting yarn for your project can feel daunting, but today on the blog I want to help by giving you some tips that I find help me.
Happy New Year! This year I have lots of beautiful, luxurious hand dyed yarn coming your way and to start us off I wanted to spend some time with you by looking at some of the popular options I have
With the Coronavirus pandemic closing down the yarn shows and events that were planned this year, I had some time to create a couple of new projects. You may have been one of the lucky few to pre-order my very
I’m super-excited to launch the very first Perran Yarns Advent calendar! It’s the perfect way to treat yourself (or your favourite yarn-lover) every day in December leading up to Christmas. The calendar includes 24 cute mini skeins of assorted 4ply
Just in time for summer, I’m thrilled to introduce you to my latest new yarn base – a wonderful linen bamboo blend 4ply! This plant-based yarn may feel a little stiff to start with, but should soften and get even
Over the first weekend in April, we were excited to take part in the very first Wool & Yarn Fest held at RHS Garden Rosemoor in Devon. It was my first visit to Rosemoor, and the brief wander we had
Well that was an unexpected break! The second half of March was filled with preparation for Buckfastleigh Wool Gathering and then RHS Garden Rosemoor Wool & Yarn Fest, but I’m not sure what happened to the rest of April! Both