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YA221 WYS Retreat chunky roving shade pure 600x600

West Yorkshire Spinners Re:treat pure wool roving yarn

Some days you look at your yarn collection and feel there’s something missing. In our case this was Re:treat.

About Re:treat yarn

Re:treat is a beautiful British yarn, a blend of Bluefaced Leicester and Kerry Hill fleece, reared, sheared and spun in Yorkshire!

Feltable & knitable

As well as being perfect for dyeing, knitting & crochet (of course!), this chunky weight roving yarn can also be felted.

We are carrying the ‘Pure’ shade but you can match your hand-dyed yarn and knit your projects with any of the other colours in the Re:treat range.

Re:treat patterns

I’m busy working on a refresh and relaunch of some of my earlier design ideas to accompany this yarn and will be launching these as a new collection – my first new designs in a while.

In the meantime, there is a lovely pattern book over on the West Yorkshire Spinners website.

At just £6.50 per 100g ball it’s a fantastic British yarn – you can buy yours here.

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Debbie Tomkies

Debbie is a textile designer, hand-dyer, author and tutor with over 25 years' experience in her field. Debbie has 4 books and over 100 articles published in major magazines and welcomes requests for articles, how-to features, technical and research articles, video tutorials and books.

Making Futures

In addiiton to being a partner in DT Craft & Design, Debbie runs social enterprise Making Futures CIC, delivering a wide range of workshops, classes, Arts Award, Artsmark and City & Guilds accredited programmes. Debbie also offers business mentoring and start-up advice to new creative enterprises.

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