20.01.12

This week has been a busy one!

We have had an explosion of new stock hit the shop, lots of our most popular yarns are back in stock….plus a little something new.

It has also been my mums Birthday during week, so I had the opportunity to surprise her with a couple of small finished projects.

I’ll share more later in the newsletter.

Keeping it Simple KAL/CAL

Crochet….Knit….summer weight scarves are flying off the needles and hooks at Tangled Yarns!

Its not too late to join in the fun, all you need to do is decided on your pattern, pop into the store for your yarn yarn and cast on.

Informal KAL / CAL sessions are popping up at our regular Social Knitting Thursday evenings and all day Saturday – why not join us!

Here are some more pattern ideas –

Aethercopter by Jocelyn Tunney

Hawaiin Scarf by Kirsten Stoltzfus

Storm Cloud Shawlette by Hanna Breetz

In the Heat by Talitha Kuomi

Cascade


Our Cascade Ultra Pima has become a firm favourite with many of you this summer, so much so that we are struggling to keep up with the demand!

We have now expanded our range to include 30 delicious colours.

We are smitten with the Ultra Pima…..so understandably we were excited to hear that there is now a fingering weight / 4ply Ultra Pima Fine!!

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Cascade Ultra Pima Fine

100% Cotton

Fingering Weight / 4ply

136 yards / 125 meters per 50grams

24 to 26 stitches per 4 inches / 10 cms

3.25mm – 3.5mm needles

2.25mm – 3.25mm hook


I am itching to cast on….now to just narrow down the pattern –

Summer Wind by Irishgirlieknits

Amiga by Mags Kandis

Make Up Your Mind by KnittedblissJC

Bottoms Up by Alice Bell

Baby Acacia by Georgie Hallam

Ruby Tuesday by Ewa Durasiewicz

Theolie by Katie White

Banjo Bag by Sharon Ballsmith

Amikomo Lace Doily by Pierrot

Clarice by Kim Guzman

Top Down Gilet by Naganasu

Kitty by Donna Higgins

Rosabell by Cecily Glowik MacDonald

Fionas Top by Sanne Bjerregaard

Orangina by Stefanie Japel

Prairie Tunic by Veronik Avery

Brown Sheep

New stock of another firm favourite, our Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece has arrived this week.

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Not only is Cotton Fleece an excellent choice for blankets and throws it is a great ‘in-between’ yarn for those cool days or fussy little people that aren’t keen on wool.

Saffron by Elena Nodel

Tropical Fish Skirt by Elena Nodel

After the fun I had making the two Blooming Flower Cushions for my girls beds I think I need one for my bed!

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Debbie Bliss

Top up stock of the super squishy Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino has arrived.

I can’t wait to make some striped Legwarmies by Alana Dakos for my girls. They love to wear dresses and skirts all year, regardless of how cold it gets!

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Muckle Mitts by Mary Jane Mucklestone are so going to be in my wardrobe this winter…

Some other great ideas for Baby Cashmerino –

Elizabeth by Georgie Hallam

4 Seasons Jacket by Justine Turner

First Step Baby Boots by Julia Noskova

Noro

While we are waiting with baited breath for the new 2012 colours of Noro to hit the shores we have topped up on as much Noro love as we can!

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We have new stock of Taiyo,Silk Garden, Silk Garden Lite and Silk Garden Sock.

Knit Pro

With sock season not far away we have new stock of the handy Knit Pro Sock Blockers.

New stock of all needle sizes have arrived this week including Needle Sets, Interchangeable Tips and Cables and DPN’s.

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SOAK

All of our yummy SOAK fragrances are back in stock in both the full sized bottles and the mini SOAK sachets.

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Clover

With the summer crochet season in full swing our Clover Soft Touch Crochet hooks have been the pick of the bunch.

New stock of all sizes has just arrived!

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We also have replenished the full range of Clover accessories including stitch markers and darning needles.

Classes

The urge to learn something new is strong!

Most of our January and February classes have filled already but we do have some spots left a couple of great classes.

Learn to Crochet

If your goal for 2012 is to create your own stunning crochet throw this is your class!

During our Learn to Crochet course you will learn how to chain, double crochet, treble crochet, increase, decrease and read simple patterns.


Thursday 6pm – 8pm

2nd February, 9th February & 16th February

$75.00 per person (3 week course) plus supplies

In the Round

Knitting seamlessly in the round is essential for this seasons hottest knitwear items – hats, cowls and of course socks!

During our Knitting In the Round course you will learn how to effortlessly join to knit in the round. We also touch on the various different methods of knitting in the round, circular needles, magic loop and double point needles.

Saturday 1pm – 3pm

11th February & 18th February

$50.00 per person (2 week course) plus supplies

Toe Up Socks

Keep your toes toasty with our Toe Up Socks class.

During our Toe Up Socks course you will learn how to knit a pair of ribbed socks, from the toe up! The benefit of this method is that if you are knitting larger sized socks or have ‘just enough’ yarn you can knit the leg length your yarn allows.

No running out of yarn half way through your toe!

Sunday 11am – 1pm

19th February & 26th February

$50.00 per person (2 week course) plus supplies

You can find our full calendar for January and February on our website or click here.

Keep an eye out for our March and April class calendar soon.

Bookings and deposits are essential for all of our classes.

Please phone the store on 07 3666 0276 or email us
tangled@tangledyarns.com.au
if you have any further questions on our classes or to book in!

On the Needles at Tangled Yarns


Hot off the needles!

Anita finished her Autumn Vines by Alana Dakos in record time – must be something about knitting with our divine Madelinetosh Pashmina.

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Such a perfect pattern & yarn match…I may need to make one myself.

Derrin has whipped up a Summer Flies Mini Shawl Sampler by Donna Griffin in preparation for our Learn to Lace class next weekend.

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This class is fully booked now but we will add further classes to our future class schedule.

After enjoying the Striped Study that she knit last year Lauren has been eager to cast on the sister pattern Different Lines by Veera Valimaki.

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Both of these yarns (Malabrigo Sock in Solis and Candombe) have been different projects that weren’t quite right but they are perfect being striped together.

Lauren is itching to cast on Cria by Ysolda Teague (from Little Red in the City) in our Malabrigo Arroyo so there has been lots of swatching on the needles. She will be ready to cast on for the cooler weather!

Some old outstanding WIP’s off the needles for me this week.

I started a pair of Fetching mitts by Cheryl Niamath early last year for my Grandmother….as many of you know sadly she passed away before I managed to finish them.

They have been sitting in my basket at home, waiting for me to be able to make a decision about finishing them.

Over the holidays I re-visited all of my projects and decided that I was ready to finish them and that they would be perfect as a special gift for my mums birthday this week.

I hope that they hold many special memories for my mum.

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Mums other Birthday project – my Claudia Scarf was finished with 2 grams of yarn to spare.

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The Pierrot Yarns Beauty Cotton Silk blocked up beautifully after a gentle wash with SOAK.

On a run with finishing I decided my next target would be my Summer Waves Cardi by Vera Sanon.

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This is my forth finished cardigan in our Cascade Ultra Pima this summer, oh – plus the two little
Jane Cardi’s for my girls.

Obviously my yarn of choice for this time of year….I have cast on another.

This is a test knit for the wonderful Georgie Hallam – keep a look out for the pattern release soon!

Made by Megan
Our usual tempting treats will be in store tomorrow to sustain you while you knit and crochet away!tangledYARNS
Close Knit

Much of Masters Candidate Amalia Kidd’s research has focused around the image of the crocheted or knitted rug – squares of bright colour, familiar as a part of our childhood or perhaps of another generations.Close KnitOpening tonight Friday 20th January from 6:30pm



POP (POSTGRADUATE & OTHER PROJECTS) GALLERY
12 Ipswich Road
Woolloongabba
Exhibiting Dates: 17th – 28th January

Our wonderful Derrin has participated….see if you can find her hands busy knitting away in some of the images!!

Australia Day

Tangled Yarns will be closed on Thursday 26th January for the Australia Day Public Holiday.

Our online store will remain open as always and all online orders will be shipped the following day.

Inspiring your passion!
Kelly

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