Thursday, 19 May 2022  |  Admin
Yarn of the Month - YarnArt Jeans Plus

It's that time again! We are sharing with you one of our (many) favourite yarns! (AND this month, you can win a bundle of this awesome yarn - so be sure to read to the end to find out how!)

This May we are all about the YarnArt Jeans Plus - this is the aran weight version of the very popular Jeans cotton/acrylic mix yarn from YarnArt. Perfect for making summery versions of pretty much any pattern that uses aran weight yarn, including tops, summer hats and bags, and it's ideal for amigurumi, too!

What's not to love!!

Friday, 13 May 2022

We are very much heading into holiday season now, and this year perhaps more than ever people are excited to get away, even if it's just for a mini-break!

If you are planning a getaway anytime soon, then you're probably going to want to take your yarn projects with you. There's nothing more relaxing than putting your feet up and getting to work on a yarn project (unless you start an epic project that requires a lot of brainpower - maybe leave that one behind for another time)

Wednesday, 27 April 2022  |  Admin
Yarncrafts for your next Street Party

We want to inspire you to get crafty with your get-togethers, and share some yarncrafts that would be perfect for a small tea party or a large street party!

Whether you are celebrating the Queen's Jubilee, getting ready for a festival, or you're hosting a back garden shindig, there's something for everyone :)

Tuesday, 5 April 2022  |  Admin

It's no secret that we are huge yarn crafting fans (the clue's in the name wink) but we largely focus on knitting and crochet, which are the most popular forms of yarn crafting.

In this blog post however, we are venturing out, and taking a look at the art of Stick Weaving!

Thursday, 24 March 2022  |  Admin
15 Easter Yarn Crafts To Try This Spring

It's time to crochet up those bunnies, knit up those chicks, and just get creative with yarn this Easter!

We love any excuse to get out the crochet hooks and knitting needles, and there are just so many great Easter inspired patterns out there that we just can't wait to share with you!

Friday, 11 March 2022  |  Admin
Yarn of the Month - YarnArt Baby Cotton - 4ply Acrylic and Cotton Mix

March is well and truly here, and with it a brand new Yarn of the Month!

This Month we are all about the new YarnArt Baby Cotton, which is an acrylic and cotton mix yarn that has just landed at the Secret Yarn Stash shop!

Thursday, 3 March 2022  |  Admin
18 Spring Yarn Projects to bring a little sunshine

Spring is on its way! (If you ignore the persistent drizzle and embrace the sun as it tries to make itself known...)

March comes with the promise of warmer weather, blossoming flowers, and brighter days - and we are here for it!

We have pulled together some creative, bright, and fun makes for you this spring. We've got a bit of everything, from crochet flowers to knitted shawls - all inspired by the beautiful season that is spring.

Thursday, 3 February 2022  |  Admin
Yarn of the Month: Cygnet Scrumpalicious Super Chunky Chenille Yarn

It sounds like something out of Willy Wonka's chocolate factory... but it is in fact a range of yarn - and a truly scrumptious one at that!!

Cygnet's Scrumpalicious Super Chunky Chenille Yarn (it's definitely a mouthful!) is as delicious as it sounds. It is soft, squidgey and cuddly, with a gorgeous range of colours for a myriad of projects.

And that is why, it is our yarn of the month for February!

Tuesday, 25 January 2022  |  Admin

This month it's all about the utterly gorgeous Cygnet Chunky Chenille Velvet Yarn! The photos on our website do not do this yarn justice (you'll understand when you hold it in your hand for the first time!)

This squishable and velvet-textured yarn is just gorgeous, with its silky-smooth texture and super-soft feel it is a pleasure to work with. There are 12 shades to choose from with some gorgeous deep, jewel-like tones as well as pastel colours perfect for baby projects.

As you might be able to tell, we're a little bit in love with this one...

Wednesday, 8 December 2021  |  Admin

With Christmas just around the corner, you have either got everything sorted and are looking for some enjoyable projects for the festive season (give yourself a pat on the back whilst the rest of us frantically run around chaotically!!) Or, you are in need of some inspiration for some quick gift ideas that you could make (because you're short on time, and who doesn't love a handmade gift?!)

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