Orchidean Yarns

A selection of unique and fabulous yarns, in a wide variety of colours, hand dyed in small batches for exclusivity: because life’s too short to knit with cheap yarn!

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About Me

My name is Abby, and I am a yarnaholic. Having spent 7 years building Luxury Yarns, I felt it was time to create a new brand, specifically for my hand dyed yarns.

The quality, service and attention to detail remains the same.



I just love the drape and shine of silk in yarn, and the way it absorbs colour is stunning. Hardly surprising that I have quite so many in my collection. Queen Silk Lace and Regency Silk are both pure silk spun for me in India. Mulberino is blended with merino and comes in Lace, Sock, Singles and DK, and Surino is blended with Alpaca. 


A little touch of luxury? Our pure cashmere and silk/cashmere blended yarns are spun exclusively for me in Italy, and I dye them in a variety semi solid, and variegated colourways. The Cashmere Shfade sets (pictured in Teal) are unique mathematical gradient sets of either 5 or 8 x 25g skeins. 


I have a variety of lace weight yarns in semi-solid and variegated colourways. Perfect for summer knits – shawls and scarves. 

Knit Kits

I have teamed up with a few designers to create kits for their patterns, and also make recommendations for popular patterns available on Ravelry. There are socks, shawls, and jumpers.

Create Your Own

I dye all my yarns in small batches, with no two ever exactly the same. However, if you want something special, perhaps a larger quantity, or a particular colourway on a different base just let me know and I will create it for you.  I regularly dye to order and have made bespoke yarns for many happy customers.

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