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Hello and welcome to Under the Olive Tree Knits. My name is Jem Arrowsmith and I am a knitwear designer and yarn dyer based in the UK.

Latest Blog Post - 5th August: New Pattern Release! The In Bloom Shawl

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Shop our range of colourful, squishy hand-dyed yarns. Choose from a range of unique and colourful yarns from laceweight to chunky aran.

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Have fun planning your next project by creating your own knitting kit with your choice of yarn and a free pattern! 

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Create your own custom dye on a yarn base of your choice. Choose from our range of over 50 colours!

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Browse our range of knitting patterns and cast on your next project today.

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Ready to learn a new technique? Cast on with confidence and get straight-to-the-point video and written tutorials  

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From stitch markers to hand-turned bead bowls to blocking pins, we have all the little ingredients that make a happy knitter.

About Under the Olive Tree Knits

The concept for Under the Olive Tree Knits was inspired by a beautiful, small Greek island with a relaxed pace of life. This is a haven for you to pick up your needles, take some time for yourself and create something beautiful, stitch by stitch. 

New to knitting? Welcome to the start of a magical journey. On this website you will find everything you need to get started, you can find video tutorials to cast on, learn the essential knit and purl stitches, and then go on to develop your skills through a range of patterns. 

Worldwide shipping is available. Please note that new patterns, yarns and tutorials are being added regularly to this site. Sign up to the Newsletter using the form below to be notified of new additions!


Come and join me on Instagram @olivetreejem and be the first to hear about new patterns, yarns and discounts!