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Isla BritYarn
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Knitting, gin and wine lover. A newby to crochet. My blog Isla of Axholme is about me, my hobbies and a little bit of history!
Knitting, gin and wine lover. A newby to crochet. My blog Isla of Axholme is about me, my hobbies and a little bit of history!

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Come and join me on Saturday 6th May at Countess Ablaze, Manchester
Yes it is happening again! BritYarn is returning to the wonder of the Countess Ablaze studio on Saturday 6th May 2017.  I will be bringing along a section of yarns, books and of course  Ethel canvas shopping bags .  This time I will be joined on the day by ...

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Samite Silk Blend - A New Yarn from Blacker Yarns
The new yarn from Blacker Yarns, Samite Silk Blend launches on 23rd March and of course BritYarn will be stocking it.   I thought it might be useful to share some of the thoughts of bloggers and podcasters who have tried this amazing yarn already.   First u...

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Christmas and New Year
I can’t believe it is this time again!! May I wish you all the very best of seasons greetings and a very happy 2017. Just to confirm the posting arrangements then.......... Orders will be posted up to and including 21st December. This is also the last recom...

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Shetland Wool Week 2016
I have been home for just over a week and think I am now ready to try and sum up in words my amazing week on Shetland.   The preparations had been ongoing for nearly a year so it seemed hard to believe that the time had come to catch the train up to Aberdee...

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Blacker Cornish Tin 11th Birthday Blend
Many of you will remember this time last year we were all getting very excited about Blacker Yarns 10th Birthday and their very special limited edition 10th Birthday Blend.  It sold out so quickly, it wasn't long before both the shelves at BritYarn and Blac...

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The Great British Socks Away KAL is returning
That's right everyone The Great British Socks Away KAL is coming back next Friday 23rd September.  Everyone who took part last year had a great time.  It has brilliant to hear how the KAL has inspired so many of you in your sock knitting adventures.  Like l...

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Monday 11th July and Tuesday 12th July 2016
Hello everyone.   Just a little note to say no orders will be posted on Monday 11th July and Tuesday 12th July.  Any orders which are placed after the Friday 8th July post office run will not be posted until Wednesday 13th July.   I will however try and pos...

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A little meet up at Leeds Wool Festival 2016
It is Leeds Wool Festival this Saturday and Joeli Creates and myself are holding a little meet up at 1pm.   I went last year and had a brilliant day.  You can read all about my day last  here . We will meet up outside on the grass area which is to the right...

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A chat with Jane Burns - Lazy Sunday Socks
Hello Jane  Many thanks for taking the time to answer a few questions for BritYarn.  If you are sitting comfortably with a beverage to hand lets begin! Could introduce yourself to BritYarn’s readers?    I am Jane and I design knitting and occasionally croch...
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