Our yarns

Spring 2017

I’m so delighted to let you know that batch number 2, Spring 2017, is ready.  There’s a new blog post up with all the details of the various special yarns included in this batch.  I have a completely different set of farms and sheep breeds this time round and some of the resulting yarns are very small batch and completely unique.  Photos and information about the sheep and farms are on the blog and in ‘Meet the Sheep’.

Three yarns from Orrinside Flock’s (ewes called Horse, Frankenstein and Monkey Face!) will be released in kit form alongside my friend Emily’s beautiful Eathie Shawl Pattern, designed specially for these gorgeous yarns, on the evening of 4th May.

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Once again every stage has taken place in Scotland – grown and naturally dyed in the Highlands and spun in the Borders.

We will be attending a number of shows and festivals during 2017.  The latest plans are:

Dingwall Highland Wool and Textiles Fair – Dingwall Auction Mart – Saturday 27 May

Loch Ness Knit Fest – Inverness Icerink – Friday 13 to Sunday 15 October

Nottingham Yarn Expo – Nottingham – Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 November

Autumn 2016

Sold out – wow!  Thank you so much for your support, it is very much appreciated!

£37 per 3 x 60g skeins - 180g

Orrinside Flock Eathie Shawl Kit

Eathie Shawl - simple lace knitting

Eathie Shawl kits are a special collaboration between myself and my talented friend Emily Williams. Each kit will include a printed copy of the Eathie Shawl pattern (and download code for Ravelry) plus 180g of yarn (spun by The Border Mill at 300m/100g) with 60g each of::

Horse ~ Double Cream ~ Blueface Leicester-Cotswold Cross

Frankenstein ~ Rugged Grey ~ Bluefaced Leicester-Cotswold-Cheviot Cross

Monkey Face ~ Hazy Charcoal ~ Gotland-Hebridean Cross


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