What exactly do you get in a yarn advent calendar?

what exactly do you get in a yarn advent calendar

Yarn advent calendars can often be spotted for sale any time in the year from Spring through to Autumn. Have you ever wondered why that is, and what you might get in a yarn advent calendar?

In this blog post I’m going to take you behind the scenes of my previous years yarn advent calendars, so you can see exactly what you can expect to find in one, and how I create them for you.

Each indie dyer’s yarn advent may be a little different, so this is a guide to the kind of yarn quantities and types you may find.

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

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

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