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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)

Brexit Survival Box Countess Ablaze

Brexit Survival Box

October 15, 2019 2 min read

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

EU COUNTRIES // REBEL BATCH

October 03, 2019 1 min read

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

FAKE METAL BANDS // REBEL BATCH

August 29, 2019 1 min read

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

BLIND DATE WITH GOTH-CILLA

August 17, 2019 1 min read

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 Countess Ablaze

Celebrating 25 days of digital detox on Instagram

August 15, 2019 3 min read

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! Countess Ablaze

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!

August 08, 2019 2 min read

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REBEL BATCH // YARN ISLAND Countess Ablaze

REBEL BATCH // YARN ISLAND

August 02, 2019 1 min read

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... Countess Ablaze

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

July 25, 2019 2 min read

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 Countess Ablaze

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

July 20, 2019 1 min read

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 Countess Ablaze

KNITFLIX AND CHILL

July 19, 2019 1 min read

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 Countess Ablaze

YARN BASE // AUNTIE PLASTIQUE

July 19, 2019 1 min read

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

REBEL BATCH // BRITISH PROBLEMS

July 10, 2019 1 min read

British Problems - colourways inspired by awkward stereotypical Brits.
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