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Yarns

Jamieson's of Shetland
Jamieson’s is a family owned business, which has specialised in wool from the native Shetland sheep for 5 generations. The family are dedicated to the survival of this unique fibre and as each new generation joins the business, this promotion becomes their life’s ambition.
Manos del Uruguay
Manos del Uruguay, The Hands of Uruguay, is a non profit organisation which assembles women in cooperatives scattered across the countryside of Uruguay. The aim of the organisation is to bring economic and social opportunities to rural women. Manos del Uruguay are proud members of the World Fair Trade Organisation.
Old Town Edinburgh Aran and Chunky Yarns
These heavier weight yarns are best knitted on 5 mm needles and above. They make thick and warm winter scarves, hats and sweaters. They are all hand dyed in Scotland for K1 Yarns!
Old Town Edinburgh Bulky Yarns
For years this exclusive K1 Yarns Brand has only been available as an extremely limited edition goodie for our Edinburgh shop customers. Now we are pleased to be offering this beautiful yarn to all of our internet customers as well. New colourways will appear from time to time, and all of the colourways come in small batches. Each skein is exculusively hand-dyed for K1 Yarns in the West of Scotland. For larger orders your purchase will be hand-dyed to order to ensure batch consistancy. This may take an extra 10-14 days and we will notify you at the time of your order.
Old Town Edinburgh DK-weight Yarns
New for 2013, a new and exclusive brand of yarns that have been hand-dyed in Scotland! We love the range of 10 colours from semi-solids to multi-colour dyes, all in super soft pure organic merino wool. The selection is available in both DK and Aran weights. For larger orders your purchase will be hand-dyed to order to ensure batch consistancy. This may take an extra 10-14 days and we will notify you at the time of your order.
Old Town Edinburgh Fine Laceweight Yarns
Hand dyed in Scotland, exclusively for K1 Yarns!
Old Town Edinburgh Pure British Cashmere
Carefully hand-dyed in Scotland using pure Highland water this 100% British Cashmere yarn is a treat to work with. If you have never knit or crocheted with cashmere before then you must! Your hands actually get softer as you work with this amazing fibre!
Old Town Kid Mohair
The luxury of super fluffy but ultra fine 2 ply silky Kid Mohair yarn, hand dyed in Scotland for K1 Yarns!
Old Town Sock Yarns
K1 Yarns carries a variety of sock yarns, including our own exclusive and best selling brand: Old Town Sock Yarn. Old Town Sock Yarns are made from 100% superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool and hand dyed in Scotland! For larger orders your purchase will be hand-dyed to order to ensure batch consistancy. This may take an extra 10-14 days and we will notify you at the time of your order.
Orkney Angora
PLEASE NOTE! THE ORKNEY ANGORA MILL IS CURRENTLY ON SUMMER HOLIDAY AND WILL BE CLOSED UNTIL MID AUGUST. PLEASE COME BACK SOON FOR BEAUTIFUL ANGORA YARNS!

Our Orkney Angora yarns are very popular! They are all completely hand dyed by a small family-run business in the Orkney Islands, The yarns are unbrushed. With knitting and wear they demonstrates a luxuriously soft and fluffy haze - the characteristic 'angora look'. The yarn is exceptionally comfortable to wear next to the skin not being at all itchy or scratchy. The yarn is usually suitable even for those with the most delicate skin. One of our yarns has been named after one of Orkney's most outstanding buildings - the St Magnus cathedral in Kirkwall.

Scappa, Exclusively Hand-dyed Scottish wool
Exclusive to K1 Yarns, this yarn is spun just for us at the nearby 18th century mill at New Lanark from 100% Scottish Shetland wool. It is then hand-dyed for us in Scotland by small family dyers! Perfect for textured knits and fair-isle, this unique and traditonal yarn is available in a wide range of colours