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New Alpaca yarn!

. New British Alpaca yarn Special Offer Here at Made By Ewe we have been busy ordering new stock for the Summer and this gorgeous alpaca yarn is just in. The yarn is a blend of 70% Superfine British Alpaca … Continue reading

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Shawl Knitting

I have been an admirer of Martina Behm’s patterns for a while and I recently bought a copy of Leftie from her Ravelry store. (Image copyright Martina Behm) This is what Martina says about her pattern:” Leftovers. Everyone has them, everyone … Continue reading

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Baby Knits

We’ve been busy here at the Made By Ewe Shop in Broadwindsor, knitting baby jumpers to showcase some of our yarn. This little jacket is made from lovely British wool, Diggle DK, It is a lovely tweedy yarn, 97% wool, … Continue reading

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New Yarn from Fox and Forest

I’m really excited to now be stocking yarn from Fox and Forest, a local company based near Newton Abbot in Devon . Look at this lovely pile of gorgeousness. The yarn in sourced from John Arbon in Devon and it … Continue reading

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Sheepy Giveaway!

I almost forgot to tell you that there is a Giveaway for a Herdwick Sheep Gift Set running on the Let’s Knit blog . The knitting kit includes British yarn, fleece stuffing and cute Sheep Knitting Needles.  A perfect present for … Continue reading

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New British chunky wool from Somerset

I’m very excited today to be unpacking a new range of wool and knitted accessories from over the border in Somerset. Woolcake yarn is produced by 2 sisters, Debbie and Julie, from flocks of local Mendip sheep.  We are stocking … Continue reading

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Dorset Yarn from Dorset Sheep!

We are passionate about British Wool here at Made By Ewe, and we have recently tracked down some lovely local yarn from a farm just down the road from us here in Dorset. Wite’s Wool is produced in the heart … Continue reading

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Summer Sunshine Sale!

We are having a Summer Sunshine Sale here at the shop in Broadwindsor. There are lots of baagains to be had in store including Erika Knight British Blue yarn, down from £3.95 to just £2.49 a ball!  Beautiful Bluefaced Leicester … Continue reading

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My favourite cardigan

I have the pattern for this lovely cardigan in the shop.  It is from Woolyknit and it is called Crowberry. I really like the drapey shape and unfinished edges on the sleeves and the bottom edge.  There is also that … Continue reading

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Bluefaced Leicester yarn

The Bluefaced Leicester may not be the prettiest sheep, looking rather more noble than cute and cuddly. It gets its name from the blue skin under the white hair on that Roman nose. However the yarn produced from the fleece … Continue reading

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