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October Newsletter! 2020

16th October 2020
Viridian

Hello everyone and welcome to the October newsletter. We hope you are all keeping well and busy, this month’s newsletter is all about the yarn 😊 We have a wonderful new Opal 4ply sock yarn deal of the month, “Bedtime Stories”, available in 8 glorious shades and is valid from Monday the 19th until Friday […]

New In: Botties!

8th October 2020
Viridian

Recently arrived are the brand new addition to our range of products- Botties. Botties are a range of soles that allow you to make your very own shoes with the guidance from Botties own inspiration books. They include various patterns and ideas, and the latest Autumn/Winter book (OUT NOW) brilliantly demonstrates the use of sock […]

September Newsletter! 2020

8th October 2020
Viridian

Hello everyone and welcome to the September newsletter. Clover has brought out a new product called ‘Wonder Pins’. These pins bring a new concept for quilters and sewists to help hold fabric temporarily together. They have straight and safety pins into one tool, which creates an easy and quick way to basting, whilst also being […]

Opal FAQ’s now answered!

15th June 2020
Viridian

Opal have kindly sent us some Frequently Asked Questions/subjects and their answers. The information they have given covers the following topics which we have often been asked about: -Humidity Absorption and Ball Weight -Knots -Coloured Printed Yarns The information can be read via our FAQ section of the website which is listed at the bottom […]

Saving the Rainforest

16th October 2019
Viridian

As many of you know, Opal have made it their mission to help in saving the rainforest through their yarn. This year alone they have handed 210,000 EUR that they have raised to “Save the Rainforest” at the fair-trade H & H 2019 in Cologne. The team have informed us that the donations have led […]

Sheep Galore!

19th September 2019
Viridian

As sponsors of 8 rare breed German Schafpate Sheep (translation: Sheep Godfather), we recently received some stunning photographs from our friends in Germany. Here these photos are of some 1000 sheep that around 70 sponsors visited- walking through the beautiful landscape of “Steinhemer Heide” in Steinhem, Germany. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

India Trip 101 – Interview with David Husbands

12th October 2018
Viridian

Recently, David (the director of this company) got invited to go to the beautiful country of India and visit the heart of Knit Pro. He came back with many stories and photos that I thought should be explored a bit more. We have posted a few photos on the Viridian Facebook page and went on […]

Viridian’s Visit to India and Knit Pro!

25th September 2018
Viridian

We all know India to be a place of beauty, ripe with amazing culture, food and colour, but sometimes we may connote it with poverty, a high population and a nation with it’s fair share of problems. Our Director, David, had the absolute pleasure of being invited out to India itself to visit with Knit Pro and our […]