Will

Will. A fiery deep scarlet named after a close associate of Robin Hood. Will had a fondness for bright red clothes and would certainly have been tempted by the hues and tonal variations of this blazing shade.

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Papplewick

Papplewick. A wonderful teal shade with tonal blue green hues.  Papplewick is a village situated just outside Nottingham marking the southern gateway to Sherwood Forest. 

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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King's ransom

King’s ransom. A lustrous rich golden hue that would have King John’s tax collectors double checking the treasury for missing property! 

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Bramley apple

Bramley apple is a scrumptiously vibrant apple green hue with lustrous lime undertones. The origins of the famous Bramley apple are rooted in the Nottinghamshire Minster town of Southwell. A young Mary Ann Brailsford planted the pips in her garden in 1809 and the original tree continues to bear fruit over 200 years later!

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Marian

Marian is a gorgeous mustard yellow hue with rich golden overtones. I am sure she would approve!

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Blackberry

Blackberry is a delicious deep red with warm, ripe Autumnal tones. Almost good enough to eat!

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Lyncolne Grene

Lyncolne Grene was the colour of choice for Robin and his merry band, around 900 years ago. This  was produced in medieval Lincoln, the exact shade of which lies somewhere in the annals of history. The inspiration for my Lyncolne Grene is a historical garment displayed at Nottingham Castle.

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Midsummer nights dream

Midsummer nights dream is a soft violet hue with flowery overtones. William Shakespeare alludes to wood violets in his play "A Midsummer Nights Dream". These delicate flowers are widespread throughout the sun dappled glades of Sherwood.

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Greendale

Greendale is a majestic olive hue with subtle tonal variations. The inspiration for this colourway is the ancient Greendale oak, which was of such stature that in 1724 an opening was created that allowed a "carriage or three horsemen abreast" to pass through. 

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Holly blue

Holly blue is a delicate, pale, powdery blue hue. The inspiration for this colour are the wings of the Holly blue butterfly, these are often found in woodland, particularly on the holly and ivy.

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Lionheart

Lionheart is a fabulously regal purple colour with strength and depth in its tonal shading. According to legend, in Spring 1194 Richard the Lionheart met Robin in Sherwood. A wonderful Victorian painting by Daniel Maclise, illustrating this meeting, hangs in Nottingham Castle.

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Sandstone

Sandstone is a warm rusty shade, with glowing sunset orange tonal variations. Much of Sherwood lies on sandstone which surfaces in places to give a rich variety of orangey red hues. 

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Chestnut

Chestnut is an absolutely stunning golden brown colour with tonal shading. Throughout Sherwood there are many splendid chestnut trees which deliver masses of sweet nuts in the autumn, appreciated by wildlife and people alike.

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

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Blue steel

Blue steel is a fabulous bluey-grey semi-solid with subtle tonal shading. A veritable ingot of softness ready to be forged into a creation of your hearts desire!

100% Bluefaced Leicester superwash sock yarn.

A completely British yarn, spun in Yorkshire.

110g hank. Length 385m.

£16.00

  • 0.11 kg
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