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June 6, 2019

We all love to knit and/ or crochet for babies as it is such a satisfying experience. From hats and booties to baby blankets and sweaters, to cuddle toys and pretty little dresses. There are endless patterns available for babies and toddlers and a number of beautiful y...

May 23, 2019

The Word 'CROCHET' comes from the French word 'CROCHE' meaning Hook, with one of the first published crochet patterns appearing in the 1800's. Starting from humble beginnings, shepherds would create slip stitch textured fabric for a warm and naturally waterproof garmen...

May 9, 2019

Whopper Cotton is a cotton revelation! With few super chunky cotton mix yarns on the market, this wonderfully fun and bright range creates perfectly colourful and chunky clothing and homewares in no time.

This 50 % Cotton / 50% Acrylic has a beautifully soft feel. Knitt...

May 8, 2019

Finally signs of Spring have arrived, blooming Daffodils, lighter evenings, 'warmer' temperatures, it calls for a lovely lightweight yarn perfect for crochet and knitting.

Prism DK is a lightweight double knit yarn available in 5 shades including green colourways, neutr...

February 20, 2019

Stitches 2019 was another busy show for us, it is always a pleasure to see existing customers and meet lovely new customers, thank you for popping by.

Our stand K31 in Hall 12 took on a modern theme this year, teamed with our signature colours Black, Orange & White....

January 15, 2019

2018 was another exciting year for Cygnet Yarns, we launched new ranges and new colours, keeping our collections fresh and setting new trends. We worked with new and our favourite designers bringing you some fantastic patterns. 

Cygnet Yarnstars was a huge success on ou...

August 17, 2018

With Festive Knits and Christmas Crochets on crafters' minds we look at our new glitter and metallic yarns and inspirational designs.

Glittery DK has long been a popular DK sparkle yarn with classic shades as Red, White Ice and Emerald, along with Royal, Pink, Turquoise...

March 22, 2018

February was all about our brand new Helter Skelter Chunky. Inspired by all things fairground, this yarn is available in five fab shades, featuring a black thread twist.

Our entrants all had to make something using just one ball in shade Tornado. We had some incredible...

March 20, 2018

Due to the popularity of last year's 12 months of Knitmas, we decided we wanted to create another Facebook group to get everybody involved.

Cygnet Yarnstars offers budding designers the chance to have a go at designing something using just one ball of our yarn. Group me...

February 26, 2018

Thank you to all that made the trip to this year's Stitches at Birmingham's NEC. We had a fantastic and very busy 3 days at the show. It was lovely to see old faces and new faces.We enjoyed a massive footfall to the stand and thoroughly enjoyed chatting all things yarn...

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