|I was so overwhelmed by all of your kind emails and phone calls in response to my newsletter last week.
There were so many that it was impossible for me to reply to them but I just
wanted to say how touching they all were – thank you very much for taking the
time to send your condolences.
There were some words that really stuck a cord with me –
Kelly, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear grandmother – I remember only last
I think this may explain why
This garment is based
on Creature Comforts Cardi by madelinetosh.
I was heading south and knew that I would be cold so was in need of a quick two
I used Jo Sharp Silkroad Aran Tweed in Ash andDebbie Bliss Eco Baby Cotton in Light Gray (02) held together and 7mm & 9mm
Since finishing my Wool Leaves blanket in Cascade Eco at Easter time I have
Not able to find exactly what I was after I have used the Yoke Cardigan pattern
Two skeins of Cascade Eco later and I have my coat. There is something
Thank you again for your kind words over the past two weeks.
The past few weeks have not only been busy personally but we have been super
|With the unpredictable weather that has graced us this month, I have pulled out my winter boots… and the first thing I thought of – comfy hand knit socks!
I cast on earlier this week using the Biggan Design 4ply in Crimson. I am using a Cookie A pattern, Millicent Sock – minus the lace. They are sure to be the perfect addition to my winter boots.
Keep warm this winter with Biggan Design 4ply and our Friday Favourite
Stitches on needles and yarn on hooks
Bright woollen colours and new pattern books
Tangled Yarns bundles tied up with string
These are a few of my favourite things!
|We were very excited to
receive our order from Debbie Bliss this week as it contained not only new
season colours of our favourite lines but also two brand new yarns – Angel and Andes!
Angelis a scrummy
I am the first to admit that
I’m almost finished and can’t wait to wear it!
We have put together some other suggestions by
Our other new addition to
the Debbie Bliss range is Andes – an 8ply/DK
weight, softly spun alpaca and mulberry silk blend that just feels like butter.
I am astonished by just how soft this yarn is; every time I pick it up I am shocked
at how divine it feels.
Andes is ideal for snugly cowls, warm scarves and stunning
Ptarmigan by Jared
We also have new stock of
Perfect for some deliciously warm garments this winter.
|Debbie Bliss Magazine|
better to go with our new range of yarns than the latest edition of Debbie
With the beautiful floaty lace which features the new Angel mohair, it’s a
This magazine sold out so quickly when we received our last shipment, so best
snap yours up quick!
|Interweave Knits Summer 2011|
|While we are casting on
snugly warm garments, the northern hemisphere is looking towards light summer
knits! There are still plenty of inspiring projects in this season’s Interweave
Knits Summer 2011.
From the editor…
We’ve filled the Summer 2011 issue of Interweave Knits with bright ideas and
|We are also excited to
receive the new Interweave Knit&Spin magazine!
Aimed at the beginner spinner, this magazine is packed with tips, tricks, and
all the crochet blankets happening at the moment, we can’t keep up with demand
of our popular Clover Crochet hooks! New stock in all sizes are now available
plus all of our Clover accessories – stitch markers, darning needles, tape
measures and point protectors.
also received a top up shipment of Noro yarns – we just can’t keep up with the
We are patiently waiting for several new
|Our KnitPro range has been
replenished with lots of needle tips and cables, ready for winter knitting! We’ve had many people coming in the past few weeks and discovering how easy
circular knitting can be.
The great thing about the KnitPro range is that you
|After coming back from her
honeymoon Lauren has spent some sunny days washing all of their woollen wears
in the beautiful Soak range. Her projects are refreshed, clean and ready to do
battle for our cooler months!
We have Soak back in stock, with both full sized bottles and the Mini Soak
|We have new stock of our
Addi Click sets both the standard and lace sets plus all of the cables and
needle tip sizes.
We also have a new product,
*note – cords are not included in the set but can be
|We are so lucky that Biggan
Design is based in Brisbane
– Biggan has dropped off another large order of yarn for us this week so our
shelves of both the DK and 4ply are full to the brim again!
It’s really great to be able to support a local business. Our customers are
I am working on a little
|Many of our local customers
have meet our fabulous Technical Support instructor, Anita. Not only is Anita a
wonder teacher but she has also designed her own sweet baby blanket pattern –
Bebe uses a simple motif and a non-traditional colour scheme to create a
Biggan Design First Cross Merino DK, 9 balls
4mm Circular Needle
70cm x 100cm
Bebe is available to purchase both in store and
|We have received a shipment
of new buttons in this week!! We all know just how much I adore my buttons, I
was itching to see this order when it arrived and I wasn’t disappointed!
New coconut and wooden printed buttons, and oh so cute wooden cut outs.
How sweet do these little
|Yet another month is getting away from us! Our schedule is packed with a variety of fantastic classes and workshops. In particular during June we have several workshops designed to challenge and inspire!
Fair Isle Technical Support Workshop
After holding several Colourwork workshops designed for the beginner we thought we would offer something for the more advanced colourwork knitter.
Our Fair Isle Technical Support Workshop is a student driven workshop, with students bringing in their project or pattern of their choice for advice and technical help.
Saturday will be focused on Fair Isle tips and tricks and Sunday will focus on steeking with crochet hook or sewing machine.
Saturday 4th June & Sunday 5th June
10am – 2pm
$170 per person, including light lunch
This workshop is designed to unlock the mystery of top down knitting! Over three classes you will create a top down cardigan designed by Biggan whilst learning cast on, raglan and shaping techniques.
Saturday 25th June, 9th July & 23rd July
10am – 2pm
$250 per person plus supplies
Please phone the store on 07 3666 0276 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book. Please note, we require a 50% deposit to secure your booking for the class, with the remainder to be paid a week before the workshop.
|A Night with Biggan|
have had the pleasure of having Biggan Dups in store frequently over the past
few months and she never fails to surprise me with one amazing knitted outfit
Many of you have fallen in love with her garments after seeing the numerous
We would like to invite you to join us for a very special evening with Biggan.
They will then take you through the versatile garments designed by Biggan as
Wednesday 8th June
6:30pm – 8:30pm
This exclusive event
|We’ve updated our class calendar this week to add our new workshops that are coming
up with Biggan.
We’ve also have our very popular Learn to Knit Socks classes during June,
During these classes you’ll learn how to create beautiful socks, great for the
Please note that this is an
These are a pair of my
Some other great sock patterns…
Thuja by Bobby
Monkey by Cookie A
|Made by Megan|
|Megan certainly knows my
weak spot….white chocolate! On the menu this week we have –
White Chocolate, Raspberry & Macadamia Blondies
Dark Chocolate Gluten Free Muffins & Ultra
|Is your Friday newsletter
not enough Tangled Yarns for you? Want to know the inner workings of your
favourite yarn shop – especially if can’t always come in and see us?
We have been busy setting up
We’re hoping that this can
We also hope that you will join us and share photos of your current projects in
It will be like a knitting group at your fingertips whenever you need it!
|Inspiring your passion!