If there's one thing knitters and crocheters love, it's colourful yarn! So much of the joy of our craft is found in picking the perfect combination of shades to match our mood or our pattern.


That's why we love yarn ranges that offer a bigger choice of colours – the more the merrier! With more colours on offer, it's easier to keep up with the latest trends and choose a yarn that suits your style.

With the help of Sirdar, we've rounded up the colours that are going to be huge in 2023. Read on to find out about this season's hottest palettes…

Sirdar's Hayfield Bonus range has long been our go-to choice for its wide range of shades – and now it's even bigger and better.

Featuring the most up-to-date colours in knitting and crochet, it offers 100 beautiful shades across ten trend-led themes.

The yarn is available in four weights (DK, Aran, Chunky and Super Chunky) to suit a wide range of designs and styles.

With all this versatility, Hayfield Bonus gives you hundreds of options for your knitting and crochet projects. What will you make next?

Colourful yarn Sirdar Hayfield Bonus Aran

Inspired by the key colour palettes for 2023 and beyond, Sirdar has completely updated colours across the Hayfield Bonus family. It has interpreted the biggest clothing and homeware fashions to create something for every maker.

Get ahead of the curve with their top three colourful yarn trends for 2023:

1. Neon

Colourful yarn Neon trend

The spirit of the 1980s and the sensibility of the 2020s meet in this eye-catching trend. Whether it's a pop of highlighter colour or a single-shade garment, neon will be all over the catwalks this season.

2. Neutral

Colourful yarn Neutral trend

Beige is not boring! These fashionable shades are perfect for winter warmers. Feel the 'Alpine lodge' mood with Aran sweaters and supersize blankets worked in a calming palette of creams, browns and greys.

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3. Opulent

Colourful yarn Opulent trend

You don't need a big budget to get the luxury look. Clever choices of colour and texture can bring extravagance to any space. Yarns in these jewel tones will work well with rich velvets and shiny satins.

Which will you try first? With its affordable price tag, Hayfield Bonus makes the latest trends accessible for all knitters and crocheters, whatever your budgets.

Mix and match Sirdar's looks with your favourite high-street finds to create your own unique style.

What's your colour story?

Find your colour with Hayfield Bonus. With ten contemporary palettes to choose from, there's a shade to suit every personality.

Are you calm Warm, Neutral or Soft; colourful Vivid, Nature or Intense; or bold Neon, Opulent, Dramatic or Urban?

Meet the trends below and shop the Hayfield Bonus autumn/winter collection on Sirdar.com.

1. Warm

You give the best hugs

Colourful yarn Warm colour palette

The 1970s are back, so celebrate all things retro with this beautiful palette of autumnal shades that you'll want to wear all year round. Combine these terracotta tones with the browns and yellows of the Intense palette for a look that's more chic than hippy.

2. Intense

You have many hidden depths

Colourful yarn Intense colour palette

Brown is set to be big in fashion this season, and Sirdar is ahead of the trend with this palette of intense shades. From deepest java to rich hazelnut, there's a colour for everyone. Add a pop of sunshine yellow to complete your look.

3. Vivid

You wear your heart on your sleeve

Colourful yarn Vivid colour palette

For bold colour blocking, look no further than this fiery bundle of reds, oranges and pinks. Pair with an influencer-inspired pattern from the Pop Art or Mood Boosting Brights collections for a catwalk-worthy outfit that's surprisingly easy to wear.

4. Soft

You're cool, calm and collected

Colourful yarn Soft colour palette

…And relax. This soothing palette is all about finding a moment's peace in a hectic world. Bringing to mind fluffy clouds, lapping waves and rolling sand dunes, these pastels are perfect for grown-up womenswear.

5. Dramatic

You turn heads wherever you go

Colourful yarn Dramatic colour palette

Soft pinks and deep blues are a winning combo that's set to be everywhere this winter. Go for a smart, preppy look with salmon sweaters layered over navy chinos, or bring the vibe into your home with cocooning layers of soothing colour.

Update your wardrobe for 2023

Add a splash of colour to your needles or hooks with the latest Hayfield Bonus patterns for knitters and crocheters. Check out the collection at Sirdar.com.

Colourful yarn Sirdar Pop Art collection

6. Neutral

You're a born minimalist – but never boring

Colourful yarn Neutral colour palette

There's a reason why cream and oatmeal are among Hayfield Bonus's best-selling colours! These perennially popular shades are sticking around for 2023 – and they've been joined by new on-trend neutrals perfect for layering and adding texture to basics.

7. Nature

You're happiest in the great outdoors

Colourful yarn Nature colour palette

We're going back to nature in 2023, with the return of bold, joyful colour inspired by Mother Earth. From vivid pea green and azure blue, to gentle fern green and aloe, every hue here evokes the variety and abundance of the natural world. Dive in!

8. Opulent

You like the finer things in life

Colourful yarn Opulent colour palette

Yarn is one of life's little luxuries, so indulge yourself with the rich, sumptuous shades of this highly pigmented palette. Make cushions and throws in the six bright jewel tones and bring a touch of maximalist glam to your living room this winter.

9. Neon

You want to stand out from the crowd

Colourful yarn Neon colour palette

Go on, be bold! It's time to make a statement in eye-catching highlighter shades. Neon brights are set to be huge this season – but you don't have to go all in. A simple accent stripe or pop of colour is all you need to rock the trend.

10. Urban

You need to be at the heart of the action

Colourful yarn Urban colour palette

Bring the city streets to your needles and hooks with this uber-modern colour palette inspired by the hustle and bustle of urban life. Asphalt greys contrast with graffiti-bright bursts of colour to produce a range that's ideal for high-fashion creations.

Find your colour with Hayfield Bonus

Shake things up with the latest colour trends! Choose a new palette for 2023 to revitalise your crafting, your wardrobe and your home. With 100 colours and ten fashion-led colour families, there's a shade for everyone in Hayfield Bonus.


Take advantage of our special offer

If you spend £25 on yarn at Sirdar.com you get free delivery and a free digital pattern download of your choice. There are thousands of patterns to choose from, so check out the range today.


Sarah WinsperDigital Assistant, Simply Knitting and The Knitter

As well as spending her working life thinking about yarn, Sarah designs knitting patterns in her spare time, too!

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