The Dyer Who Launched A Thousand Tits

At our Manchester city centre dye studio and boutique. 21 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JJ (where the Northern Quarter meets Ancoats, by Band on the Wall)

Autism & making changes at Countess Ablaze

Autism & making changes at Countess Ablaze

Autism and how it will be affecting social events at Countess Ablaze from 2020.
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December 2019 postage dates

December 2019 postage dates

Shipping dates for December 2019
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THE GENERAL ELECTION // REBEL BATCH

THE GENERAL ELECTION // REBEL BATCH

If I ever decide to go into politics, you can see that I have three redeeming qualities. I drink water, I read books and I take suggestions and unsolicited advice very seriously.
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YARN CARTEL // OUR YARN CLUB

YARN CARTEL // OUR YARN CLUB

Are you prepared to join a yarn club with personality?
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MAKE JOY LONDON - NOVEMBER 3RD 2019

MAKE JOY LONDON - NOVEMBER 3RD 2019

A recap of Make Joy in London 2019, an intimate gathering of knitters, crocheters and vendors.
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Brexit Survival Box

Brexit Survival Box

Sign-ups close on Friday 18th October 2019
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EU COUNTRIES // REBEL BATCH

EU COUNTRIES // REBEL BATCH

Thursday 3rd October 2019
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FAKE METAL BANDS // REBEL BATCH

FAKE METAL BANDS // REBEL BATCH

Rebel Batch non-repeatable colourway update - FAKE METAL BANDS
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BLIND DATE WITH GOTH-CILLA

BLIND DATE WITH GOTH-CILLA

Our BLIND DATE mystery bags of yarn are having a little moment and are currently reduced to £17 (inc VAT)⁠
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Celebrating 25 days of digital detox on Instagram

Celebrating 25 days of digital detox on Instagram

Alright love!

Today I celebrate 25 days of not being on my business Instagram account. We've queued up our posts on a scheduling app that automatically uploads for us and Blazin'Squad check in once a day or so and throw up something on the Stories.

 

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Today I explained to the Squad everything that I think is wrong about the story of Snow White and now they can't bear to be in the same room as me because they can't stop laughing!

Today I explained to the Squad everything that I think is wrong about the story of Snow White and now they can't bear to be in the same room as me because they can't stop laughing!

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REBEL BATCH // YARN ISLAND

REBEL BATCH // YARN ISLAND

WELCOME TO OUR YARN ISLAND REBEL BATCH. Pack your suitcase and get ready for a long hot summer with Yarn Island.

A bunch of gorgeous yarn dyers will be taking over the hottest studio in the world for four weeks of sun, sea and citric acid, in their quest for the ultimate summer yarn romance! But it's not just their fellow Islanders they'll have to impress.

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I'm not saying these are related, but they are bloody well related...

I'm not saying these are related, but they are bloody well related...

In a week where a seagull snatched a chihuahua dog from a garden, Network Rail introduced speed limits on the railways, Countess Ablaze closed early today, Boris Johnson became Prime Minister of the United (hah!) Kingdom and the UK is burning in a fiery pit of hell reminiscent of a Billy Shakes play, I'm not saying these things are related but they are bloody well related.
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WORKSHOP // LEARN TO  WEAVE // AUGUST 25TH 2019

WORKSHOP // LEARN TO WEAVE // AUGUST 25TH 2019

Kirsty from The Liverpool Weaving Company will demonstrate thread by thread how to set up a frame loom and how to accomplish different woven techniques. You will then be able to try these patterns out for yourself, weaving with a variety of different textural and colourful yarns to create a beautiful piece of handwoven cloth, to turn into a small wall hanging, a table piece for your home, or just keep as a fabulous bit of weaving!
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KNITFLIX AND CHILL

KNITFLIX AND CHILL

Join us for an evening of knitting, crochet and chilling out with a film in our Manchester city centre dye studio and yarn shop.

See our EVENTS page here.

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YARN BASE // AUNTIE PLASTIQUE

YARN BASE // AUNTIE PLASTIQUE

Corriedale and British Mohair sock yarn now available at Countess Ablaze. We ship worldwide.
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REBEL BATCH // BRITISH PROBLEMS

REBEL BATCH // BRITISH PROBLEMS

British Problems - colourways inspired by awkward stereotypical Brits.
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REBEL BATCHES + AUTISM

REBEL BATCHES + AUTISM

I firmly dislike dyeing repeatable colourways for two reasons:⠀
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REBEL BATCH // BONE APPLE TEA

REBEL BATCH // BONE APPLE TEA

Colourway names include:
🍏 Back and Force
🍎 Bed Written
🍏 Decapitated Coffee
🍎 Electrical Votes
🍏 For All Intensive Purposes
🍎 Hai and Peenyo
🍏 Having One Wife is Called Monotony
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In an emergency, break glass

In an emergency, break glass

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