NEW Northiam DK!

LInda Lencovic Kettle Yarn Co., NORTHIAM, patterns, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

YARN    |    BOOKS    |    PROJECT BAGS    |    SHAWL PINS   |    SALE  Its time for Northiam DK – my new small-batch, non-superwash British Bluefaced Leicester in thicker DK weight!  NorthiamBritish Bluefaced LeicesterDK 50 grams = 117 m • 127 yds Just in time for all your autumn projects, this delicious non-superwash yarn is a perfect yarn for …

Shop update and a Mystery Shawl KAL

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co., shop update, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

Some exciting news this week…American designer extraordinaire Kirsten Kapur has designed a new shawl using 2 skeins of Beyul fingering for this year’s Through the Loops Mystery Shawl KAL. Kirsten is well known for her stunning shawl designs and this one is no exception. Check out the link above for full details. I may have had the opportunity to test knit for …

Project Parade: Grey…how I love you…

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co., shop update, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

As those of you who have been following along on social media already know, the shop update today is all about the greys…and a bit of navy. Islington DK and fingering weights have been restocked in Icicle, Blighty, Old Smoke and L’heure Bleue navy. I’ve put together a project parade of some lovely finished projects in the hues for you to …

Unravel at Farnham Maltings!

LInda Lencovic Baskerville, BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., shows, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WALTHAM - 100% British BFL, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

The first show of the season is upon us and I am loading up the van today with many goodies for any of you that can make it to Farnham this weekend for the fun! I am lucky enough to be located in the beautiful Tannery again this year, directly up the stairs from the entrance to Farnham Maltings to …

First shop update of 2016 TOMORROW!

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., shop update, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WALTHAM - 100% British BFL

Happy new year all! Preview today of the first update of the year tomorrow – mouse over images to see details: Find them in shop at 9am GMT tomorrow! Also, I’ve been flat out since getting back on the work wagon Monday and haven’t yet had a chance to do the #TwelveDaysOfKNITmas draw, so extending the contest to next Monday to …

New STUFF!

LInda Lencovic gifts for knitters, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

I’ve been doing a bit more shawl knitting this week and blocked my new Angel in the Making Shawl the other day (kit in shop). It is enormous and dramatic! I need to take some better shots, but here is a shot of it blocking. HUGE. I love it. Some restocking in the shop this week – Beyul yak/silk/merino in …

20% off Asterisks!

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

We’ve got a bit of a treat for you this weekend, from designer extraordinaire Renée Callahan – aka ELK! Renée has offered a generous 20% off one of my favourite shawl patterns – Asterisks Shawl until Sunday Sept 13th! Use code YARNYHUG on Ravelry to get the offer. As the temperature in the UK has already dropped, I was wearing my own Asterisks this weekend and …

London calling

LInda Lencovic Antiprism, Aran, BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., Naloa, original designs, patterns, The Boardwalk Collection, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, Veil of Leiten, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

Heading to London this coming weekend for the Yarn in the City Marketplace Saturday and couldn’t be more excited! I’ve got some cute project bags sewn up as well over the last week. There are only a few of these in various different fabrics and sizes as they take me ages to sew! ;-P These are one-offs so get them …

Introducing…

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

A new design was published last week in Islington DK! Introducing the Artichoke Beret by Anni Howard: Anni designed this in Islington DK and the blends’s stitch definition is perfect for the lovely, tactile chevron stitch she used. There is a great  contrasting pom pom in Twist Macho Mint as well! Old Smoke is currently in the shop and I’ve got this minty green Twist in stock …

Introducing – Skua!

LInda Lencovic Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

Issue 84 of The Knitter Magazine has just gone live and I can now reveal Skua, a beautiful new pattern by sock designer extraordinaire Clare Devine! These lovely socks are knit from two 50g skeins of TWIST fingering – 100% British Bluefaced Leicester – a bouncy long staple yarn with a high twisted construction making it extra hard wearing and perfect for socks! Clare used …

One / Five – Rodmell

LInda Lencovic Kettle Yarn Co., One / Five, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

This One/Five is inspired by a new pattern release this week in Twist 100% British BFL fingering… the romantic Rodmell shawl by Anni Howard, which is hitting UK newstands today in Knit Now Issue 45! This issue’s Bloomsbury collection is inspired by the Edwardian Bloomsbury Group of artists and writers and the designs echo the fashions of the time. You could easily picture this shawl casually tossed …

One / Five – BT Winter 15

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, Kettle Yarn Co., One / Five, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

I’ve decided to start a new feature for the blog. The ‘One / Five’ feature will show five Kettle Yarn Co. colour combos for one design. I’ve gotten a lot of feedback from people saying that they really like it when I do this kind of thing, so trying to do it a bit more this year! I figure what better way to …

New pattern: Brownlow Wristwarmers!

LInda Lencovic HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, Kettle Yarn Co., Kettle Yarn Co. Brownlow Wristwarmers, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

I wasn’t sure I would have time to get this up on Ravelry before Unwind, but managed to squeeze it in this morning! I have a new pattern for autumn. Super simple and super quick, the Brownlow Wristwarmers developed out of a successful swatching session with a beautifully bouncy, super-twisted Bluefaced Leicester blend that I fell in love with and became …

Have you voted?

LInda Lencovic original designs, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

I was pleasantly surprised early this week when I saw the shortlist for Dani’s Unwind Brighton design competition and realised that not one, but TWO of the fantastic entries use Kettle Yarn Co. yarns! Wheee! How amazing. In the shortlist for the competition are Rachel Brown’s adorable, squishy-looking Brighton Dome socks: These beauties are knit in TWIST fingering, a beautiful bouncy yarn in  100% British superwash …

Antiprism – first Kettle Kit exclusive!

LInda Lencovic Antiprism, Kettle Yarn Co., patterns, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

I have been wanting to share this with all of you for ages and can finally let you all see one of the amazing projects I have been working on – Antiprism! Some of you got a chance to see this beauty in the flesh at Wonderwool last weekend, and may have even seen me wearing it to keep warm in …

Blown away!

LInda Lencovic Kettle Yarn Co., TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, work in progress

I had the pleasure over the weekend of hearing a glowing review of my TWIST BFL fingering by Louise over at KnitBritish! (Just a note – these skeins were formally TWIST Mini. I’ve removed the ‘mini’ as I discovered this was making people assume the yardage was much less than its generous 200 yards.) When Louise purchased a skein of …

Shop update with new colourways!

LInda Lencovic Aran, BANFF Aran - BFL/Alpaca, Kettle Yarn Co., Kettle Yarn Co. Brioche Hat, shop update, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

I managed to squeeze in quite a few photos this weekend and am posting a number of the yarns for Friday on the shop…just for the week until the morning of Dec 6th, and then they are off to PARTY! So if you see anything you like, grab them before they go… I’ve dyed a number of new colourways in …