I am happy to announce that the third instalment of the British Yarn Selection Box is now available for pre-order! British Yarn Selection box 3 is a little different from the first two boxes. This box is all about blends of yarn and how blending two or more fibres together can create interesting yarns. This has been an interesting project for me. In the previous boxes I wrote about each breed of w00l and its characteristics. For this box I’ve… Read More »British Yarn Selection Box No.3: DK Blends Now Available!
I’d grown pretty lax about adding posts to the blog by the end of 2020, but I’m back to try again this year. I’m going to start with talking about the February Yarn Club theme, Carrot Cake Day. When I was searching for themes for my Celebration Day yarn club I was trying to stick to international and UK based days. However I couldn’t resist some of the US based ones, and Carrot Cake Day is one of these. I… Read More »Carrot Cake Day – The Theme for February’s Yarn Club
I can’t quite believe it’s the middle of August already! This year has been so strange, yet seems to have sped by. You may have already seen, but I’m excited to say that from today Bluebell Yarns is now my full time job! I’ve just returned from a week off so I thought now would be a good time to do a round up of everything you can find in the shop at the moment. Sale! As there are now… Read More »August Update
After the success of the first British Yarn Selection Box, I’m excited to announce the British Yarn Selection Box DK No. 2. It will be available to order at 7pm BST on Friday 10th July. I put the type of box to a vote on social media and while it was very close, a second DK box won. A box including blends of different wools was the second most popular choice so is the box I will be working on… Read More »British Yarn Selection Box DK No. 2
I’m excited to announce that you can now sign-up to be guaranteed the chance to order a British Yarn Advent Calendar or a non-Christmas alternative. I’m doing this so everyone who’s interested can officially register to make sure an Advent Calendar or alternative is available for them without having to worry about them going out of stock. All you have to do is fill in the form on this page and I will make sure there’s one available for you… Read More »British Yarn Advent Calendar & Non-Christmas Alternative Available Now
The Bluebell Yarns Hand Dyed British Advent Calendars are now available here! There is a choice of three different yarns – BFL 4ply, BFL DK or no-nylon sock. I have also done something a little different this year with the packaging. You can choose from three different options: Advent Calendar: Each mini-skein will be individually wrapped, and everything will have a Christmas theme Mini-skein Mystery Bag: All the mini-skeins will be in a project bag, so you can pull a… Read More »Yarn Advent Calendars
My Hand Dyed British Yarn Advent Calendars are available to pre-order in my Etsy shop now! These calendars are designed so you get to open a skein a day from 1st-25th December. Also included will be small Christmas and Yarn related treats. The yarn bases available are: Sock (50% British Mohair, 25% Falkland Corriedale, 25% South American Corriedale) 4ply (75% British BFL, 25% British Masham) DK (75% British BFL, 25% British Masham) You can choose from receiving 25 10g skeins… Read More »Advent Calendars Available Now!
The funny thing about being an indie dyer is that you have to think about things far ahead of when you want to. Currently, this means Christmas. Due to the success of my Yarn Advent Calendars last year, and the fact that there’s a rather major event happening for me in September, this year I’m starting early. I’ve spoken to the mill and they’ve agreed to wind the mini skeins for me which will save me so much time.… Read More »Thinking about Yarn Advent Calendars
A New Box From the Monday 16th January you’ll be able to order both the Valentines and the Anti-Valentines boxes. I wanted to create the Anti-Valentines box because I know some people just hate all the pink and fluffy stuff so I want them to be able to have something for themselves too. They will be available to pre-order in my shop, and are limited in number. They will be available until Thursday 9th February unless I sell out first. Valentines… Read More »Valentines box, and an Anti-Valentines box