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Beautifully hand dyed yarns, fibre
and other knitting accessories

Shop online for the loveliest materials for your best
knitting, spinning and felting life.
Handcrafted with love in Edinburgh.

Expertly hand dyed yarns and fibres
for your best handmade crafting

Eleanor Shadow uses the best fibres and professional grade dyes to give you the finest yarn and spinning wools you deserve. Life is too short to use nothing but the loveliest crafting materials, am I right?

We source our fleeces locally, process our wools in small batches using the gentlest methods and dispose of dyes responsibly.

Our yarns come from UK-based, mulesing-free suppliers. Our stitch markers are enamel instead of plastic. Whenever possible, our packaging is 100% plastic-free and compostable.

Follow Eleanor Shadow for more indie dyed yarn and knitting shenanigans (also, cats).


"I love it! The colours are gorgeous, and the packaging was so personalized and generous. Still not sure what I'm going to knit with it yet, as if love to show off the colour scheme. Thank you so much!"


"absolutely beautiful product, lovely quality as always. sent quickly, and i really love the eco packaging too! always nice to see items produced and packed with such care :)"


"Eleanor is an absolute delight to work with. Great communication throughout and beautiful wool packaged with 'little extras'. I know she had to put in a lot of work for this particular wool - much appreciated. I'll be back!"

Meet the Eleanor Shadow team


Indie Dyer, Knitter, Massive Tea Drinker,
ProCRAFTinator Extraordinaire​


Warmer of Laps. Chief Attention Demander and Quality Control


Muncher of All Snacks, Fluff Spreader and Reminder of Breaks​

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