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Shop update preview for 27th November

Much Splendid, Tweedore, Voluptuous, Southwold yarn bundles, Opulent cashmere, Flockly and a little Blush and Blimey. Some winter vintage pastels and some brights. Don’t miss it – you’ll find it all here on Wednesday at 8pm GMT. Oology – Splendid – supersoft merino/nylon – 4 ply sockweight – 4 skeins Willow Warbler¬† – Splendid – [...]

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Shop update preview for 9th July

Oasis Grande collection From rich and silky to light and summery, tomorrow evening’s shop update brings you a range of truly luxurious Skein Queen yarns, including the new 100% mink yarn, which proved extremely popular at a recent trunk show and Sumptuous 100% cashmere laceweight. From cobweb to DK, hopefully there’ll be something to delight [...]

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Shop update preview 10th May

Mountain Moss shawl by Beth Kling uses one skein of Oasis Grande in Lichen РPom Pom Quarterly Рissue 5 РCamp Pom Pom © Future Publishing Tendril socks by Jacqui Harding use one skein of Blush in Alberto Frog and his Amazing Animal Band РThe Knitter magazine issue 58 Selkie Song shawl [...]

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Winter Thaw KAL and meet Elspeth

It seems a while ago now but hope you all had a happy and restful festive period. We had a very happy time in the Orr household and I managed plenty of relaxation time which was bliss. Lots of crafting time was had, but all for up-coming projects, so all I can show you is [...]

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May 5th shop update preview

Are you ready for another shop update? There’s everything from cobweb to Aran weight in this one – so worth popping by the Skein Queen shopping emporium on Thursday evening at 8pm BST. You can find more info. on yarns here. Do you see anything you like? September – Delectable – silk/merino heavy laceweight – [...]

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Orla Kiely tribute shop update preview

These are the Orla Kiely colours I wake up to every day and see last thing at night as they adorn my duvet cover. How could I not be influenced by them? I love Orla’s more muted, duo-tone versions of the ubiquitous stem pattern, but I also love her use of dirty colours mixed with [...]

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New shop – mark II

It’s nearly ready – just waiting for PayPal to approve the new account – so I’m hoping that will be by the end of the week, or early next week. In the meantime, some photos of the yummy pre-dyed cashmere and bamboo now in stock: Sky 100% cashmere Periwinkle 100% cashmere Midnight 100% cashmere Peapod [...]

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1…and the shop is launched!

Tonight is an historic night in the world of Skein Queenery as the much-anticipated new royal shopping establishment is finally launched. Click on the Shop link on the top right of the page if you want to start shopping right away, or the Website link if you want to go by the scenic route. One [...]

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