West Yorkshire Spinners


West Yorkshire Spinners

WYS is proud to be one of the few British companies still producing yarns in-house in Yorkshire. 







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Aran BFL

100% bluefaced leicester, 100g, 166m, 18sts to 24 rows, 5mm

This is an undyed aran weight yarn, great for traditional comfort knits. 

Bo Peep 4ply

52% falkland wool / 48% nylon, 50g, 200m, 3.25mm, 28 sts - 36 rows

Made from a blend of wool and nylon, this is a perfect baby yarn due to the lightweight fabric it creates. 

Colour Lab DK

ColourLab DK - 100% British Wool, 100g, 225m, 22sts - 24 rows, 4mm

Produced from 100% British wool, ColourLab Dk boasts a bright collection of 18 solids and 5 self-striping shades. Formulating colours with beautiful fibres is our passion. With evolving colour trends & the demand for sustainable natural fibres increasing, developing a 100% wool DK with an ever-growing colour palette seemed the perfect choice.

The Croft - Colours

100% shetland island wool, 100g, 166m, 5mm, 18 sts - 24 rows

The stunning solid version of the popular "The Croft Shetland tweed aran". These are solid colours meant to blend and tone with the tweed yarns. Great for scandi style jumpers and any other aran knits. 

The Croft - Tweed

100% shetland island wool, 100g, 166m, 5mm, 18 sts - 24 rows

A very popular tweed effect aran. A soft, yet very durable yarn - great for hand knit jumpers and ideal for those warm winter knits. Makeup - Size 100gm hanks (166 metres / 182 yards)

Fleece Bluefaced Leicester DK

100% Bluefaced Leicester Wool, 100g, 225, 22sts - 28 rows,

Our range of beautiful shades depict the depth and captivating colours of the countryside that surround us here in the heart of Yorkshire. From the luscious green rolling hills of the Pennine Way to the rugged, brooding beauty of the natural limestone rocks at Malham Cove, the essence of Yorkshire is spun into every ball. This yarn really is one of the finest in Britain – wool at its purest and a superb example of the incredible quality of British fleece.

ReTreat - Chunky Roving

75% wool / 25% nylon, 100g, 400m, 3.25mm, 28 sts - 36 rows

Re:treat - Chunky Roving, 100% British Wool, 140m, 14 sts - 19 rows, 6-6.5mm

Re:treat. With a roving quality and a soft twist that glides off the needles, Re:treat creates smooth, light fabrics with a luxurious silky texture. Re:treat proudly bears the new British Wool logo, a guarantee that it is British to the core from sheep to showroom. The wool selected to make Re:treat comes from an exciting cross breed of Bluefaced Leicester - famous in British hand knitting for its soft handle -  and Kerry Hill – renown for its distinctive markings and clean white fleece.

Signature 4 ply

75% wool / 25% nylon, 100g, 400m, 3.25mm, 28 sts - 36 rows

We stock the 4 ranges of the signature 4ply; Country birds, Cocktail range, florist collection and some of the solid range.