A Bit of Sparkle

We’ve managed to find an amazing sparkly yarn which is British.


Spun in Yorkshire a whole 30 minutes from our workshop, the yarn is a bend of 96% Fine Falkland merino and 4% lurex. The lurex is the sparkly bit and what’s extra lovely about it is that it dyes – so the red yarn has red sparkles, the gold yarn has golden sparkles and so on.

It’s a really lovely yarn.

So lovely that Bobbie who is not always a fan of woolly things and almost never a fan of sparkly things has requested a hat.


The yarn is a DK weight and there are 240 meters to each 100 gram skein. Each skein is £15.00

The yarn will be coming to Fibre East with us this weekend, then will be appearing in the shop a week on Friday. I’m already thinking it would be beautiful for several of the hats in Painted Woolly Toppers – and we’ll have signed copies of the book at Fibre East and in the shop from next Tuesday.

What would you knit with soft sparkles?

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3 Responses to A Bit of Sparkle

  1. Yorkshire AND sparkles…does life get any better?! Not for us Yorkshire folk 🙂 xx

  2. I’d knit everything with sparkles if I could get away with it 🙂

  3. Isla says:

    I think everything is going to be sparkly from now on!!!

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