The studio will be closed from Monday 26th February to Wednesday 7th March 2018.
If you want to order yarn this week, get your order in by 1 pm on Friday 23rd February to make sure it is sent before we close for the week.
So, a funny story this one. Read More
I say "no" to pretty much almost anything.
So what's the difference between Rebel Batches and Repeatable Colourways? Read More
So about 18 months ago, I had this crackpot idea about starting a yarn subscription box. I already wear many hats as a yarn dyer, hosting events, running a retail store as well as an online shop. WHAT'S ONE MORE THING? Read More
So I began my crackpot idea a year ago.
My husband thought that it was truly crackpot. It's too big, too different, too niche...
Fortunately, my husband's wife could tell there was some traction in this. (That's me, btw, unless he has secret wives and then I'm going to need more than a yarn business to pay those legal bills...)
So the Countess has resisted bringing in a plied superwash merino fingering for years because her heart is set on British yarn that is strong but still soft, plus she hates seeing people using the wrong yarn for the project. Read More
The Bluefaced Baron LACE (yes, capitalised because we want to sing about it from the rooftops) is a gorgeously soft and lustrous yarn with the added bonus of being machine washable for easy care of your handcrafted item. Read More
The real Lord Kitchener had his face plastered on wartime posters exclaiming "Your Country Needs You." Well, your stash needs this yarn.
We have been meticulously planning, prepping and designing for this collection behind the scenes for a few months now and we’re VERY excited to be launching our red carpet, opening night event for all our Countess Ablaze fans. So here we go!
Countess Ablaze presents…
Cabin fever, war, lust, travelling through space, deceit, and murder; it’s our brand-spanking new custom blends collection!