Colour your world with Paintbox Yarns
Dive into the world of Paintbox Yarns for your daily dose of sunshine. Want to make eye-popping crafts for any and every occasion? Paintbox Yarns is your new BFF! Get ready for the softest, cosiest, most affordable cottons, acrylics, wools, blends, planet-friendly recycled yarns and now even embroidery stranded cottons in every colour of the rainbow. Discover a kaleidoscope of free knitting patterns and crochet projects to stretch your imagination! Are you ready for Paintbox Yarns? Because it’s ready for you.
Start your stash here with Paintbox Yarns Simply Range
Paintbox Yarns Simply collection of yarns focusses on giving you great quality acrylic yarn in a whole rainbow of colours for an amazing price - simple to work with and simple to wash too! From Simply DK to Simply Aran, Simply Chunky and Simply Super Chunky, Paintbox Yarns has you covered for all your knitting and crochet projects. Wherever your imagination takes you, there’s a yarn for that!
For beginner makers just starting out, amigurumi enthusiasts and crafters on the budget, this one’s for you!
FREE Paintbox Yarns patterns that are simply wonderful!
Bubble Stitch Cardigan - Free Knitting Pattern For Women - Cardigan Knitting Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Simply Super Chunky
Modern Cable Hat - Free Knitting Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Simply Aran by Paintbox Yarns
Ombre Textured Jumper - Free Knitting Pattern For Women in Paintbox Yarns Simply Super Chunky
Cool and colourful cottons!
Among our makers’ faves are the fabulous quality cottons that, of course, come in the extensive colour range Paintbox Yarns is loved for! These cotton yarns are perfect for crocheted accessories and cute amigurumi projects as well as summer fashions - think seaside cover-ups, lightweight tees and shawls! Why not stitch a little love with this fabulous free pattern from indie designer Annemarie Benthem.
Even more free patterns, ideal for cotton yarns
Mollie The Bunny - Free Toy Crochet Pattern For Kids in Paintbox Yarns Cotton Aran by Paintbox Yarns
Choppy Wave T-Shirt - Free Top Crochet Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK and Metallic DK - Downloadable PDF
Sunshine Sweater - Free Jumper Crochet Pattern For Women in Paintbox Yarns Cotton 4 Ply by Paintbox Yarns
Wonderful wool blends for added cosiness
From Paintbox Yarns Wool Blend DK to Wool Mix Super Chunky, these acrylic-wool blends bring an added warmth and loveable snugness to your favourite yarn weights, while retaining all the great properties of an acrylic yarn.
Two of the latest additions to join the Paintbox Yarns family are the 100% Wool Worsted Superwash and 100% Wool Chunky Superwash. 100% wool and 100% worth it!
Download the perfect cosy pattern for your woolly yarns (pssst. They’re completely free!)
Cinnamon Swirl Sweater - Free Jumper Crochet Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Wool Blend Worsted - Downloadable PDF
Be Bold Bubble Stitch Sweater - Free Jumper Knitting Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Wool Blend DK by Paintbox Yarns
Snug Season Sweater Vest - Free Slipover Knitting Pattern for Women in Paintbox Yarns Wool Blend Worsted - Downloadable PDF
For the tiny tots and beyond - Baby DK & Baby DK Prints
One thing’s for sure, Paintbox Yarns won't leave you short of inspiration for the little ones, to dress them head to toe in cute hats to the sweetest booties! Made in the sumptuously soft Baby DK, this is a gentle blend of nylon and acrylic that feels lovely against the skin.
And who says baby yarns are just for the little ones? The Cocoon collection brings you womenswear designs in this super soft blend.
Rosy Garden Booties - Free Knitting Pattern For Babies in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK Prints by Paintbox Yarns
Woodland Collection - Free Layette Knitting Pattern For Babies in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK by Paintbox Yarns
Easy Slip On Jumper - Free Crochet Pattern For Women in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Snuggly V-Neck Jumper - Free Knitting Pattern in Paintbox Yarns Baby DK
Recycled yarns you and the planet will love
Paintbox Yarns’ growing collection of recycled yarns has all the pick and mix signature shades we love while being eco-friendly. Talk about yarny goodness! With our beautiful planet needing as much help as she can get, Paintbox Yarns' recycled range is great for eco-warriors who want to make bright head-turning sustainable crafts!
In the mood for metallics?
Whether you’re looking to knit or crochet awesome accessories with a hint of magic, for on-trend pieces and festive fashions that are sure to dazzle, or even for festive makes, Paintbox Yarns Metallic DK will brighten up your project!