Purl City Yarns – Yarn Shop

My Other Half and I spent a day and night “up North” in Manchester last week for the Sigur Ros gig at Jodrell Bank.  As we had some time to spare in the morning I couldn’t help but seek out a nearby yarn store and I was in luck! I found out that Purl City Yarns was situated on the road behind  the Hatters Hostel we were staying at (fantastic hostel by the way – free tea and toast 24/7)…. anyway, we wandered over to Purl City with a pen, camera and of course a bank card. You have to be prepared for all eventualities, even if it includes spending! Right?

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 It lived on the corner of Port Street.

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Ayeeeee!! So many beautiful yarns! I spent a lot of time wandering around… Lost in a world of yarn.

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Look at the colours, the textures, the shapes, the yarn!

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I absolutely loved this, a weaved knitting ball and HUGE needles. Fantastic.

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This was my favourite item in the shop. I love the style and the colours are just fabulous. The faded style in each pattern that detail is just perfect. You can find the pattern somewhere on Raverly.

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And Look! My other half (also having fallen in love with yarn and its beautiful array of colours and textures) decided he just had to have this yarn – for me –  he wanted me to make him a hat!

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Well I wasn’t going to say no was I? It  is so soft and I absolutely adore that hand spun feel, the thickness varying constantly. Its so… Handmade.P1070244

And here he is, my Other Half! Tiredly, after a long day and night, helping me wind my new scrumptious yarn into a ball. What a star.

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Thanks for reading! How has your summer been?? Any new yarn-y purchasers?

Dominique