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When James McIntosh taught himself to knit he was struggling to find knitting accessories and patterns for the contemporary man. So he developed his own. A range called Knit and Nibble. Fresh, vibrant and fun. All Knit and Nibble products are manufactured in the UK.
Similar to Opal, Schoeller & Stahl are also from Germany. Their newest range 4 ply ‘Biketour’ is made up of 8 colourful shades and perfect for knitting socks (and other items!)
Austermann Step is a premium 4 ply Yarn containing Aloe Vera and Jojoba Oil available in 6 vibrant shades.
From South Africa, Groove are a new brand that have teamed up with Pony to produce some awesome straight needles! Their needles come with a groove that prevents your knitting from sliding off the needles. Made from high quality aluminium, these straight needles come in a range colours: Rose, Gold, Copper, Green, Blue and Yellow.
Viridian stock all five of Eucalan’s scents: Eucalyptus, Lavender, Grapefruit, Unscented and Jasmine (known as Wrapture). Canadian based Eucalan have been running for over 25 years and are renowned for their no-rinse product for wool and all garments. Eucalan is an ultra-eco-friendly product, right down to the recycled packaging and bottles they come in.
Viridian has been distributing Knit Pro since 2009. We stock the full range including popular Symfonie, Zing, Basix and any knitting/crochet accessory you can think of! Well-made with some great designs and colour schemes (particularly the beautiful Symfonie wood), Knit Pro is a mark of quality within the world of knitting/crocheting.
Knit Pro pride themselves on helping communities in India and being a leading company for hiring women. Through gender equality and by setting up schools to grant children the education they deserve, their community is a primary example of social and economic development.
We have our own range of 6 shades of Opal Schafpate 4ply sock yarn. Also our own metal 15cm x 2.5mm DPN’s ; Vintage style bag handles and even a cute little sheep needle gauge!
Viridian are the only distributor of Opal in the UK. Our long-standing relationship with Opal since 2004 has meant we’ve seen some incredible ranges come and go. We stock all their current ranges, including our own Viridian/Opal collaborative schafpate range. Opal were the original manufacturers of self-patterning sock yarn and practically every ball is 75% wool and 25% polyamide.
Opal’s Rainforest range returns annually and, every year, Opal donate proceeds to the Rainforest Rescue. Currently, they have donated €174.000 from accumulated sales!
Viridian has been stocking Clover since our early days. Based in Japan, Clover’s colourful products have gained a good reputation in the arts & crafts world. Although, we don’t stock the full range, we stock almost every knitting, crochet and felting products that Clover produce. Their renowned accessory range is colossal, especially their fun and easy-to-use Pom Pom makers!