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Blog Posts - Ancient Arts Yarns

Knitting for Thyself

29 December, 2016 |

CYO Caroline A few days before Christmas the ladies of Ancient Arts were discussing the Christmas break and what we should be doing, both in our personal lives and for the business during that time. Being as we are a yarn company, blog posts and knitting are never far from the discussion, and it occurred …

The Barb Brown: Inspiration – The Long and Short of It

18 August, 2016 |

Where does inspiration come from? For me, inspiration comes flying from just about anywhere, and shows up in various states of completion. Often it’s a medley of memories, colours, and history that all come together into one overall idea. Sometimes, I have no idea where it comes from! A great example of such a medley …

KAL Fever!

28 July, 2016 |

For this week’s blog post we decided to check in with each one of the Ancient Arts knitting team to get some thoughts from each of us on the Stacked Stitch Wrap KAL. For me, Caroline S, the KAL is proving to be a really unique and fun experience. I have a confession to make. …

Ancient Arts Model Call Winner’s Circle

19 April, 2016 |

Last month, we invited our fans to share photos of their furry friends here in the Ancient Arts Ravelry group and on our other social media channels for a chance to win some yarny prizes; winners could also get the chance to have their funny feline or pretty pooch featured on a label of our Meow or …

CYO Caroline: 2016 Meow/Woof Colour Story

01 March, 2016 |

Twice a year, colour development gives the staff at Ancient Arts the perfect excuse to have the best time EVER because we have to look at pictures (and lots of live models) of cats, kittens, dogs, and puppies. Our job is SO HARD isn’t it? But we do this for the good of the people …

CYO Caroline: Cute Cats! Cute Cats! Cute Cats!

29 December, 2015 |

At this point in the holiday season, we’re guessing most of our blog readers just want to see some cute cats – and if that’s the case, you’re in luck! Today’s blog post is filled with some adorable cat photos from our archives (oh yes, we have cat photo archives!). Many of these fabulous felines have …