Small-batch, fantasy-themed 100% British hand-dyed yarn

Beverley, England

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About TheCryptozoologist

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Yarn To Feed Your imagination

Imagine your favourite book represented in a soft, fluffy and snuggable skein of yarn. Or perhaps your most beloved movie. Or even your favourite 1990's video game (yes, we can be that niche!)

I'm a Yorkshire-based, one-woman indie dyer inspired by whimsy, wonder and fantasy. Putting colours on the fluffiest fibres makes me happy.

I use yarn that is 100% British, my unicorn sock base in reared, processed and dyed in my beautiful home county and every skein is dried in the Yorkshire sunshine and soft breeze.

It makes my heart glow to play with colours and deliver the most magical yarn possible to you.

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  • Lula Lavender


    Hi, I'm Lula, a cola connoisseur living in Yorkshire with my two cats Arthur and Jiji. I'm a big fan of whimsy and fantasy, often labelled as the 'glitter unicorn girl', I like to think that this inspires my yarn.

Shop policies

Last updated on 30 April, 2022
Welcome to The Cryptozoologist, I like to create fantastical, whimsical yarn, inspired by a range of games, books, animals and colours. I dye at my smoke-free, pet-friendly little home in Yorkshire.

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
I gladly accept returns and exchanges
Contact me within: 14 days of delivery
Dispatch items back within: 30 days of delivery
I don't accept cancellations
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
The following items can't be returned or exchanged
Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:
  • Custom or personalised orders
  • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
  • Digital downloads
  • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)
Returns and exchange details
If you have any problems with any products, then please contact me and I will do my upmost to rectify them. All yarn can be returned in original condition, and a refund will be issued minus any postage costs.
Please pay as soon as possible, and if you have any problems just let me know.
All items will be sent within 2 days of payment via Royal Mail. I will happily ship internationally, and will obtain proof of postage for all items. International buyers are responsible for any customs fees.

If a parcel should go missing in the post, I follow the Royal Mail's guidelines for claiming, and as soon as I receive compensation, I will replace the parcel for the customer.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please let me know if you would like a custom skein dyed for you, or if you see a colourway that has sold that you would like repeating.