Moons of jupiter

A new shawl kit from colinette

Green with envy

Two friends that have come to join the party… Welcome back Ischia and forest, available in point five and jitterbug

 

Ivory Abfabs

Jitterbug is Back!

It is finally here and we have packed more meters into a 100g. The new jitterbug is 375m (410yd) per 100g skein. Same beautiful 100% mulesing-free superwash merino and, of course, dyed in our signature way. Come join the party.

 

A kaleidoscope of hand dyed yarn awaits

Colinette and myself (her son) welcome all knitters, textile creators, and lovers of fabulously coloured fibres.  We wish to invite you on an exploration of our scrumptious hand dyed yarns. Colinette Yarns has been hand dyed yarn specialists for nearly 40 years now and just like the very first days on our kitchen stove, we still follow my father’s book of spells and incantations. He was a true artist who craved colour. Each skein of yarn from wool to cotton is dyed in small pasta pots, a nod to our times in Italy. I could tell you so much and will do, but for now sit back and enjoy our world of stunning colours. Created by us artists for artists… yes that is you. 

red panda

Wool – Bamboo Double Knit Yarn

point 5

Super Chunky Yarn

mohair

Chunky luxury mohair Yarn

hullabaloo

3 ply Aran Worsted Yarn

Vida BEWLEY
Vida BEWLEY
Reviewer
5/5

Because knitting is so enjoyable for me,I knit with wool that is special and I discovered Colinette many years ago and I now combine the yarns I have recently bought with Colinette yarns I have stored away here.I used to teach knitting to the junior school where my children went and I traveled to Wales and bought all sorts!Colinette is inspiring and I am so very pleased I have found you again.The packaging is excellent and the colours and texture beautiful and a pleasure to work.Thank you Sam and all at Colinette Kind regards
Vida Bewley PS I wear a coat I knitted from vogue international 31 years ago in yarn Chicago It still looks fab.

1 month ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
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5/5

Speedy delivery and excellent customer service. Thank you.

4 months ago
Marjory
Marjory
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5/5

Fabulous yarns and fabulous service. Love the beautiful
colours and only wish my favourite (Skye) could be reinstated. I'm living in hope ...

4 months ago
Helen W.
Helen W.
Reviewer
5/5

Absolutely stunning wool , beautifully wrapped , the colours are so vivid and it’s awesome to knit with, my favourite yarn at the moment !!!

5 months ago
Gerd M.
Gerd M.
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5/5

I gave the yarn-boxes to my daughters as christmas gift. They loved it! Because of Brexit, I had to pay extra for custom, that was a bit of surprise but it didn't matter.

6 months ago
Sandra
Sandra
Reviewer
5/5

Gorgeous yarn, arrived beautifully packed.

6 months ago
Anne
Anne
Reviewer
5/5

Beautiful yarn in wonderful mixtures of colours, fetchingly named - my favourite mix is called 'Monet' and truly reflects the artist

4 months ago
Anonymous
Anonymous
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5/5
6 months ago
Soph B.
Soph B.
Reviewer
5/5

Beautiful colours and yarns selected. Fast delivery and great customer service.. Thank you 🙏🏽

6 months ago
Chris
Chris
Reviewer
5/5

Great service and love the stunning yarn colors.

8 months ago

introducing the new 'free spirit' throw kit

Introducing our latest Colinette throw kit. Two boxes of sumptuous hand dyed yarns, enough to make one of three throw designs. We include a pattern booklet and you can select from 6 sumptuous colour combinations. 

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Vibrancy, Love, Passion, Yarn, Wool and Fibre

The purity and intense bursts of colour that we paint onto our hand dyed yarns are straight from the playbook of artists like Turner, Monet and Giotto. We blend shades from primary colours just as the masters have done down through the ages.

Colinette Yarns We have been trading for 39 years
Colinette Yarns dyed in pasta pots
Colinette Yarns we recycle water
Colinette Yarns dyed by artist for artists

colinette's Journey

The road that led Colinette to play with hand painted yarn
and fibre started out many years ago. There was something very tactile about
super chunky wool that embraced the jewel- like colours. I called this slub yarn
‘Point Five’ and it became Colinette Yarns’ signature dish.

Other fibres followed. Silks, textured chenille, soft mohair
and finer sock wool to name but a few. All waiting to be hand dyed.

 

Let’s go back to the early 1970s and meet the two creators.
Colinette a textile artist and her artist painter partner Geoff. The setting is
southern Italy where the beautiful sunlight starts the magic….

Colinette Sansbury Biography Photograph colinette yarns hand dyed yarn

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Colinette Yarns Knitting publications, vogue knitting, lets knit, knitnow, simply knitting

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