Yarn Bases

BIG BOY

70% EXMOOR BLUEFACE /20% ALPACA / 10% NYLON 500M/150G - £18

A fabulous British Exmoor Blueface (70%), with added nylon (10%) for strength, makes this yarn superb for strong yet soft projects. The super soft Alpaca (20%) adds something special, and almost gives the yarn a halo to make it glow.
What makes Big Boy special is that it is a 100% British sourced and produced yarn, and of course its size, just 2-3 150g skeins will be enough to knit an entire adult sized sweater. 

USE 2.5-4MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN 

CHERISH

80% SUPERWASH MERINO /10% CASHMERE / 10% SILK 400M/100G - £19

One of our treasured favourites, Cherish brings a touch of luxury to easyknits.co.uk. Cherish has all the bounce and spring of any merino based yarn, with the added 'plump' of cashmere and strength from the nylon. 

Though this yarn is indeed a great strong 4-ply yarn it knits up so thick and full that it would be suitable for any project from sock to sweater and anything else you care to knit.

USE 2.5MM-3.5MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN

 

DANDY

100% SUPERWASH BLUEFACE LEICESTER
400M/100G - £16

Dandy is a splendid strong and robust yarn that knits up so soft and beautifully. Made from 100% Bluefaced Leicester the long staple of this fibre when superwashed makes for a tough yarn that gives garments a subtle sheen and perfect stitch deffinition that just 'pops'.

Perfect for socks, shawls, scarfs and light weight sweaters/cardigans Dandy is a great allrounder 4-ply fingering weight yarn.

USE 2-3.5MM NEEDLES
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN

 

 

 

DEEPLY WICKED

100% SUPERWASH MERINO
400M/100G - £16


Deeply Wicked is a range of yarns so wickedly saturated with dye that your mouth will begin to water when you see them. Skeins are so vibrant and rich in their extremes that your eyes can get lost in pools of colour. 

Perfect for shawls, sweaters, and any next to skin project. 

USE 2.5-4MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN

DEEPLY WICKED DK

100% SUPERWASH MERINO
220M / 100G - £16


Deeply Wicked DK is the newest addition to the Deeply Wicked family. This has to be the most beautiful Double Knitting yarn we've ever had the pleasure of dyeing or knitting with.

The merino is deliciously smooth and gives the yarn a beautiful bounce. Perfect for any one skein project, or why not treat yourself to a sweater or cardi out of this delightful yarn?

USE 3.5-5MM NEEDLES.
DOUBLE KNITTING YARN

DUSTED DREAMS

75% SUPERWASH MERINO /25% NYLON
425M/100G - £16


Dusted Dreams are a range of yarns so wickedly saturated with dye, and at the same time dusted/speckled with flashes of colour, that your mouth will begin to water when you see them.

So on trend right now, a striking background colour broken up with flecks of fabulous colours, Dusted Dreams are perfect for all those fabulous fun projects. 

USE 2.5-4MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN

DUST'D DREAMS DK

100% SUPERWASH MERINO
220M / 100G - £16


Dusted Dreams DK is the perfect sister to DW DK, pairing one of these fabulous speckled skeins with a solid colour works wonders for all your Brioche needs.

The merino is deliciously smooth and gives the yarn a beautiful bounce. Perfect for any one skein project, or why not treat yourself to a sweater or cardi out of this delightful yarn?

USE 3.5-5MM NEEDLES.
DOUBLE KNITTING YARN

EXTRAVAGANZA

70% SUPERWASH BLUEFACE /20% SILK / 10% CASHMERE
200M/100G - £19

Extravaganza is possibly one of the most opulent yarns we have ever dyed here at EK, with silk AND cashmere blended with the delicious BFL, and an extra 'zing' of twist added to give it more bounce and body, it's just beautiful.

With 115g per skein, you will have enough for some gorgeous and glamorous knits.

USE 3.5-5MM NEEDLES.
DOUBLE KNITTING YARN

FIDGET

100% SUPERWASH MERINO365M/100G -£16 


Fidget is a wonderfully soft and beautiful yarn to work with. The low twist single ply yarn is delicate and super soft.

Perfect for all those next to skin projects. Works beautifully with any lace shawl patterns and lightweight cardigans. 

USE 2.5-4MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN

GOBSTOPPERS

75% SUPERWASH MERINO 25%NYLON
425M/100G - £22

Gobstoppers are the same vibrant and vivid colours asDeeply Wicked in nature, using the same robust base, but are dyed to give perfect stripes.

Knit in the round between 50-100sts and  you will get perfect stripes every time.

USE 2.5-4MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN

SMOKE

55% EXMOOR BLUEFACE / 25% MASHAM/ 10% GOTLAND / 10% ZWARBLES
500M/150G  - £19


A fabulous British Exmoor Blueface (55%), mixed with subtle shades of grey ( the gotland and zwarbles) gives the yarn a beautiful depth and lustre. 

What makes Smoke special is that it is a 100% British sourced and produced yarn, and of course its size, just 2-3 150g skeins will be enough to knit an entire adult sized sweater. 

USE 3-4.5MM NEEDLES.
HEAVY FINGERING YARN

SUSHI ROLLS

75% SUPERWASH MERINO / 20% NYLON
425M/100G  - £22


Sushi Rolls bring the vibrant colours you expect and love from us in transitional colour graduations. 

We sell two types of rolls:
Single Transition: ST - where the roll only transitions through it's colours once (perfect for garments knit in 1 piece shawls, scarfs hats)
Double Transition: DT - where the roll will transition through it's colours to the centre of the roll and back out to the start colour again,

USE 2.5-4MM NEEDLES.
FINGERING WEIGHT YARN