December 2032 Shop Update December 14 2023, 0 Comments

December's Shop Update Is A Bumper Woolly One!    


So here we are at the last shop update of the year! Thank you to everyone who came to the open studio last Saturday, I'm sorry if I didn't get to speak to everyone as it was quite busy. There is lots of new yarn today as we dyed up all the new colours on several bases for the open studio as well as some non repeatable colours and there's even a little bit of Luminosity left.

As well as the open studio we had the Christmas Tree Decoration workshop last night and everyone had fun making lots of little knitted Icord christmas trees. I have written instructions up for these - would there be any interest in me tidying them up and making them available?

I've not had much time to knit this month on my projects, but my Geogradient and my mitre square blanket are both growing slowly. My kids have had several extra christmas/end of term activities so that has reduced the knitting time. The finish for Christmas is on Friday so they are looking forward to that, although Ashley gets the results of his mocks on Thursday so fingers crossed there.

I will be in the studio next week up to Wednesday so all orders placed before midday on 20th will be posted before Christmas, then we will be on holiday until 3rd January. Hopefully I'll get time to do some knitting over the break.

The shop update is nearly all on line so do check the preview page out, or read on for more information. This month there is Crush, Crush DK, Selkino, Lustrous Lace, Desire Marble DK, Slinky Twist, Sonsie DK and Luminosity as well as a couple of odd skeins of other bases.


Fingering Weight Yarns



This is our 100% Mulberry Silk fingering weight yarn. We don't dye this often and this is all that's left after the open studio so grab it while you can as I don't know when we will dye it again.



Slinky Twist

One of my favourite bases, Slinky Twist combines merino and silk with a high twist to make a lovely smooth yarn that works for socks or other projects equally well.




Our every popular sock yarn that can be used for so much more! We have dyed up lots of colours so we have plenty in stock for those 'Must cast on now' projects.






We have dyed up all the new Autumn and Winter colourways on Selkino so its ready to post. Don't forget we can dye any of our repeatable colours for you if we don't have them in stock..





DK Weight Yarns



Desire Marble DK

This interesting yarn is spun with some natural black fibre making up part of one ply giving a random effect which still shows through after dyeing. Softly spun and lovely and warm this soft 100% merino yarn is lovely to work with.



Sonsie DK

This is our custom spun yarn that is created for us in Devon from 100% British fibres. Its a blend of Corridale and Polworth which are both closely related to merino sheep. Its soft and strong due to its long fibre length and takes the dye beautifully. All these colourways are non repeatable. Great for garments and comes in big 200g skeins.


Crush DK

The same as our sock yarn, just slightly thicker. Lots in stock and ready to post. This is a great option for any last minute gifts you might still be wanting to make.





 Laceweight Yarns



Lustrous Lace

All the new colourways on this lovely merino silk laceweight. The colours look slightly more blended as the merino is non-superwash so the dye doesn't strike quite as fast. This is why there is a slight difference in the look.




Thank you for reading this long update and thank you so much for being a part of SQ this year. We really wouldn't be here without you. Take care and keep crafting!

Rachel x

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