Woolly Rebellion Blog

PRIDE Christmas Tree Scarf Pre-order 2021

Posted by Katharine Robinson on

Every year I sell hand-knitted Christmas tree scarf decorations. Popular tree scarf designs have included Doctor Who scarves, Hogwarts house scarves (although I don’t make these any more due to the terrible behaviour of you-know-who), and Pride flag inspired colours. Because a tree scarf takes me two weeks to hand knit (usually while I’m watching TV in the evenings), I make them to order. This means there’s a very limited number I can offer each year. The earliest point in the year a customer ever enquired about a tree scarf was August, back in 2019. I usually wait until then...

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🌳 Plant a tree every time you buy from Woolly Rebellion

Posted by Katharine Robinson on

It’s super important to me that shopping with Woolly Rebellion won’t be doing harm to the planet. That’s why I recycle packaging or try to use the most sustainable new packaging options I can to send out your orders. You might know that Woolly Rebellion started out as an Etsy shop. One of the things I like most about selling on Etsy is that they offset the carbon emissions of shipping on every order. When I was setting up this website, I wanted to be able to offer something similar. I’ve been able to do that via Ecologi and their...

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Which solid colours match best with West Yorkshire Spinners Country Birds Signature 4 Ply?

Posted by Katharine Robinson on

So, you want to knit socks with contrasting cuffs, heals and/or toes? West Yorkshire Spinners' beautiful self-striping Country Birds sock yarns are a great choice because there are lots of solid colours that match.  Actually, there are so many combinations that it can be tough to keep track. On the WYS website, they recommend yarns from their Spice Rack and Sweet Shop ranges of solid colours to match with Country Birds. I think there are more combinations than this. For example, I think Cherry Drop pairs better with Pheasant than Nutmeg. Some shades of Signature 4 Ply have recently been discontinued,...

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