Category Archives: 2ply Jumper Weight

Wool Week Day 3 – Wednesday

I cant believe we are half way through the week already! Today we had another brilliant Fair Isle Class with Hazel Tindall As the rain poured outside the ladies chose two colours and got started with their knitting. Hazel gave … Continue reading

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Changing Trends

Fashions are always changing, especially in knitwear; one minute everyone is snapping up all the bright, bold colours and the next it’s all about the naturals. We try to follow these changing trends to try and make sure knitters are … Continue reading

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Tobys Coat

Carrying on with the theme of natural colours from yesterdays post we have a new kit to show you today. Last year Sandra knitted her peerie dog Toby a coat to keep him warm, She used the motif’s from the … Continue reading

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Brand New Kits!

The hard work is done and the patterns are printed so we can finally reveal four new Fair Isle kits to add to the J&S collection. Two of these are in our 2ply Jumper Weight yarn which I’m sure most … Continue reading

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the one and only bmc

Have a look at Kate Davies’ blog to see her new version of the BMC, in lovely shades of J&S 2 Ply Jumper Weight. Can you spot which shade is which? Yum. x

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Rainy day crafts

Pom pom mobile – a pretty cool way to use up your Jamieson & Smith stash and experiment with colours. Oh, if only we could have one with every shade. It would take up the entire roof of our yarn … Continue reading

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Snowy spring

Visual take on a strange week of icy blue (sea) and springy greens (land). Does anyone else have the April showers song from Bambi going round their head?

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More Leaves

We love it so much we can’t get enough of the leafy goodness… Get it here, and stick it in a project bag. OOof.

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Frozen Planet – Guest Blog II

Alexander Kumar is a 28 year old British doctor currently living at Concordia Station in Antarctica, where he and his colleagues are conducting Human Spaceflight research for the European Space Agency. The team are completely unreachable at the most isolated, … Continue reading

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Shetland Daisies

We’re delighted to have put a kit together for Shetland Daisies by Kieran Foley of Knit/Lab.  Ooooh. Lovely, no? The design combines intarsia, stranding and lace stitches. After drooling over Kieran’s images for a while, we’ve decided that this combination … Continue reading

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