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Discover the beauty of natural wools

Take your crafting to a new level by discovering the magic of fibres almost straight off the sheep’s back.

Shop newly added yarns, fibres and accessories

Fresh from the yarn kitchen, dive into your fav new crafting supplies from Eleanor Shadow

Hand dyed yarns

Find you perfect yarn from my range of speckled, variegated, tonal, pastel or rainbow

Spinning and felting fibres

Whether your cup of tea is retina-scorching colour or delicate pastels, you'll find your ideal fibres here.

Hand spun yarns

From lovely textured art yarns to beautiful, more "conventional" ones, find your ideal handspun yarns
A monochromatic hand knit shawl draped on a mannequin

Fancy a FREE shawl pattern?

- Asymmetrical triangular construction;
- Three knitting styles to choose from;
- Fun and undemanding!

red hand knit lace shawl

Wrap up in style with hand knit shawls

Gorgeously intricate, hand knit lace shawls for every occasion.

Project bags and notion pouches

Keep your lovely knitting, crochet or sewing project in a cute, limited-edition project bag. Pair it with a notions pouch and you're good to craft on the go.
A lovely cat-themed project bag and notions storage bag set by Eleanor Shadow in shades of yellow, blue, orange and white

Lovely and eco-conscious

Small batch hand dyed yarns and fibres, made with love in Edinburgh

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?

Eleanor holds a skein of her yarn and a cat, and is smiling to the camera
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Locally and Ethically Sourced

UK-based, mulesing-free yarns. Fleeces from UK high animal welfare small farms.

Eco Packaging

Reusable paper and compostable packaging to keep the planet healthy.

One tree planted per £25 order

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Handmade in small batches

Limited edition hand knits and project bags

The best materials

Professional grade dyes, 100% cotton fabrics, plastic-free stitch markers

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

Your lovely reviews

What Eleanor Shadow's customers have to say
about her hand dyed yarns, fibres and knitting accessories

Eleanor Shadow press features

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