Previous Boxes

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Box 14 - Six Sides of a Die


Sent March 2021 under our annual theme of Everything's Sixes, this box included a new yarn base for fingering and DK weight:


- Tia Merino Lace (superwash single ply merino wool)

- Rockabilly Fingering (superwash merino wool)

- Rockabilly DK (superwash DK wool)


There was a 20-page magazine filled with articles and high-quality imagery.

The gift was a writing set and washi tape from stationery designer Nolki and fruit snacks from The Dormen Moments.

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Box 13 - Prism

Sent January 2021 under our annual theme of Everything's Sixes, this box included heavily speckled yarn on the following bases:


- The Bluefaced Baron Lace (superwash Bluefaced Leceister)

- Viscount of Spark Sock (superwash Merino, stellina and nylon)

- Viscount of Spark DK (superwash Merino, stellina and nylon)


There was a 20-page magazine filled with articles and high-quality imagery.


The gift was a teapot and cup from Sass & Belle and a vegan and gluten-free caramel bar.


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Box 12 - sports drugs

Sent November 2020, this box included heavily speckled yarn on the following bases:


- The Bluefaced Baron Lace (superwash Bluefaced Leceister)

- Lady Persephone Sock (superwash Bluefaced Leceister and nylon)

- Grande Merino DK (superwash merino)


This month saw the introduction of a magazine which gives us more flexibility of suppliers during the pandemic, as well as any Brexit challenges that come our way.


The gift was a plant pot from Sass & Belle and a Nakd chocolate bar.




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Box 11 - 90s Raves - September 2020

- The Bluefaced Baron Lace (superwash Bluefaced Leicester)

- Lady Persephone Sock (superwash Bluefaced Leicester and nylon)

- The Bluefaced Baron DK (superwash Bluefaced Leicester)


Newspaper, WHAM bar, mini skein and a collection of handmade lip balms and hand salves by Neves Bees, from the UK.


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Box 10 - Little Blue Pills - July 2020





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Box 9 - Laughing Gas - May 2020




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Box 8 - Chillin' in Amsterdam

Lace - The Bluefaced Baron Lace (superwash Bluefaced Leicester wool)

Fingering - Tia Merino (single-ply superwash merino)

DK - Grande Merino DK (superwash merino)

The gift was a rainbow bamboo travel mug and sweets were either Daim bar or stroopwafels.


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Box 5 - Mother's Little Helper






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Box 1 - Prohibition - January 2019

Our inaugural box features the following yarn bases, depending up which thickness you chose:

LACE: Tia Merino Lace - this is new to Countess Ablaze and is single-ply superwash merino with 800 metres to the skein.

FINGERING: Tia Merino - this tried and trusted yarn base is perfect for items that do not encounter much friction, such as scarves and shawls. It is definitely NOT suitable for socks. Single-ply superwash merino with 400 metres to the skein.

DK: Grande Merino DK - another firm favourite of Countess Ablaze yarn bases, and is plied superwash and superfine merino with 225 metres to the skein.


Gifts: Mini skeins of Lady Persephone Sock Yarn - 75% superwash Bluefaced Leicester and 25% nylon. We don't like to make mini skeins for the main website so you'll tend to find them only in Yarn Cartel subscription boxes as a treat.

Hip Flask - perfect to hide your whisky, gin or lemonade. It is Prohibition after all!

Green & Blacks Chocolate - a British chocolatier, since 1991 with organic chocolate certified by the Fairtrade Foundation.

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