Category Archives: knitting yarn

Knitting With Aran Style Wool

It is the season for knitting with lovely woolly Aran style wool. Winter in the South island of new Zealand is looming&#View full post »

The Pirinoa Poncho in Cosy Wool

Today we introduce The Pirinoa Poncho – a versatile outer garment knitted in cosy wool. It will fit a child fromView full post »

A Child’s Cardi to Knit

This is such a simple little cardi to knit with our Aran style wool.  It takes just a single 100g skein. The pattern isView full post »

Lambswool for Indie Dyers

We have a quantity of 4ply (fingering) weight yarn available for indie dyers to purchase in bulk for the first time.View full post »

Luxury Lambswool

It is February and we are well into 2016, so time for an overdue update. It is now 5 months since shearing, and most ofView full post »

Experimenting With Colour

There is nothing like the thought of a looming retreat weekend for knitters  for us to get creative and startView full post »

Wool Hat With Bobbles

I’ve made this fun hat three times in our Aran style Maniototo Wool. The first was this one modelled byView full post »

The Geraldine Collection

The six new colours of the Geraldine Collection by Maniototo Wool are now launched in time for cosy winter knitting.View full post »

New Collection of Wool Colours

We at Maniototo Wool have been very busy compiling a new collection of wool colours named “The GeraldineView full post »

Wool in Shades of Greywacke

Preparations are underway for a trip to Rotorua with Maniototo Wool.  April 9th to 12th is the annual Creative FibreView full post »

Hand Dyed Gradients

I am in love with gradients. Oh the delight of starting off knitting in one colour and gradually moving to another, so IView full post »

Wool For “Unwind 2015”

In two weeks time we will be taking Maniototo Wool to Unwind 2015 in Dunedin. The thought of introducing our wool toView full post »

Wool to Yarn 2014

The marvellous wool clip for 2014 is being made into yarn. Today we visited Graham and Jacqui at Wild Earth Yarns inView full post »

Sending Wool to the World

Christmas is coming and we are sending Maniototo Wool to the world. Today some hanks of undyed yarn are heading forView full post »

New Green Wool Colour

Wonders of Wool is on again in Wellington and Maniototo Wool will be there on 2nd August. I love to have a fresh newView full post »