Creating Colour on Dull days…. I’ve been creating more colour and its helped brighten these dull days. The endless rain, dark clouds and windy weather we have been having here in Cornwall has been quite … read more ›
Happy New Year! Gorgeous Yarns has lots planned for this new year: new shows to go to, new patterns and designs hot off the needles, a new pattern appearing in a magazine, new plant dye … read more ›
Gorgeous Colours for Autumn. What do you think of the Pantone London gorgeous colours for autumn 2017 ? I think there is something for everyone, and I like the way several colours can be combined … read more ›
Shawls are everywhere at the moment, have you noticed? They are the perfect fashion accessories, dressed up over an evening outfit, daytime over a tunic or jumper, even with jeans and a blouse/jacket combo. Their … read more ›
Colour, cold, counting and more colour! Doesn’t sound very inspiring, especially when I tell you that the counting bit was a stock take! But, it was amazingly inspiring, a sensory experience not to be missed. We had to stop ourselves “oooh-ing” and “aah-ing” too much at the Gorgeous Yarns, and we soon forgot how cold we were. Mixing the colours in new, exciting combinations was great fun and the stock take was soon done.
The weather is turning colder, its time to wrap up warm! I have been busy making a crochet blanket with one of our 100% pure new wool yarns, Pirkka Lanka. This yarn is from Finland … read more ›