13.07.12

What a wet & cold week we have had…perfect for snuggling up with your knitting & crocheting! If only there was more hours in the day…

I’m certainly not the only one that feels this way as we have been run off our feet all week with lovely full classes and a constant flow of customers through the doors stocking up on supplies plus a heap of online orders shipping each afternoon.

To keep up with the new projects that are popping up everywhere we have had yet more deliveries of stock this week!!

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Malabrigo

The second part of our Malabrigo order has just arrived, this time with the lovely Arroyo and Rios plus a couple of extra colours in Sock!

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Arroyo

100% Merino
Sport / 5ply
335 yards / 306 meters per 100g skein
20 – 22 stitches on 3.5m – 4.0mm needles


Calligraphy Cardigan by Hannah Fettig (knit)

Riverside Cowl by Breean Elyse Miller (knit)

South Bay Shawlette by Lion Brand (crochet)

Elowen Shawl by Judy Marples (knit)

Cap Sleeve Lattice Top by Purl Soho (knit)

Claudia Scarf by Rebecca Jackson (crochet)

Dustland Mitts by Stephen West (knit)

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Rios

100% Merino
Worsted / 10ply
210 yards / 192 meters per 100g skein
18 – 22 stitches on 4.0mm – 5.0mm needles

Pedestrian Crossing Cowl by Melissa Sibley (knit)

Windschief by Stephen West (knit)

Olivia’s Butterfly by Valerie Whitten (crochet)

Tea Leaves Cardigan by Melissa LaBarre (knit)

February Fitted Pullover by Amy Herzog (knit)

Urban Jungle Crocheted Slouchy Beanie by Vickie Howell (crochet)

Golden Wheat Cardigan by Veera Valimaki (knit)

 

Cascade

An extra large delivery of our Cascade yarns arrived this week!

Boxes and boxes overflowing with colour.

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128 Superwash Chunky

Aidez by Cirilia Rose (knit)

Waffle Cone Slouchy Hat by Julie King (crochet)

Snug by Hinke (knit)

Darth by Karen Clark (knit)

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Baby Alpaca Chunky


Seedy Scarf by Michele Wang (knit)

Treccia by Susanna IC (knit)

Scalloped Cowl by Lion Brand (crochet)

Mustard Scarf by Jane Richmond (knit)

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Eco Wool

Stripes! By Whitney Gegg-Harrison (knit)

Oblique by Veronik Avery (knit)

Textured Bag by Lion Brand (crochet)

August by Veera Valimaki (knit)

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Eco Alpaca

Aspen Neck Cowl by Andrea Tung (knit)

Chevron Lace Cardigan by Milobo (crochet)

Igloo by Heidi Kirrmaier (knit)

Welted Fingerless Gloves by Churchmouse Yarns (knit)

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Heritage Silk


RicRac
by Meghan Jackson (knit)

Stepping Stones by Anastacia Zittel (crochet)

Abyssal by Karen and Karyn (knit)

Wasabi by Amber Bertram (knit)

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Heritage Sock & Paints

Daybreak by Stephen West (knit)

Olive by Helga Isager (knit)

Simple Scallops by Kristy Ashmore (crochet)

Azzu’s Shawl by Emma Fassion (knit)

 

Classes
Wow – what eager students we have!Our additional Learn To Knit class that we added last week to our calendar for August filled up with in days!This now means that the majority of our classes for July and August are booked out. We have a few remaining places for our Pop Blanket Classes starting either Saturdays from 21st July or Thursday evenings from August 9th.

We also have a couple of places left in our Learn To Crochet starting on Saturday 25th August.

Learn to Crochet

This is a beginners class where we introduce you to all the basics of crochet – how to chain, double crochet, treble crochet, increase, decrease and how to read a simple pattern.

$75.00 per person (3 week course) plus supplies

Requirements – Please note that this is an beginners course. No prior experience is necessary.

Supplies – approx 100g of DK / 8ply or Worsted / 10ply cotton yarn (smooth, no novelty as you need to see your stitches), 4.00mm or 4.5mm hook (depending on your selected yarn and your gauge) and a wool darning needle.

Technical Support

Our regular Technical Support lessons held on a Tuesday afternoons from 12noon – 2pm, Thursday mornings from 10am – 12noon and Saturday mornings from 10am – 12noon continue to be super popular but as they are booked on a weekly basis we can usually fit in additional students.

Our Technical Support classes are student driven. This means that we are here to help you with any new technique you need to learn or just to help you understand a pattern.

You can find our full class calendar on our website or click here.

We look forward to releasing a fresh new Class Calendar for September and October in the coming weeks!

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

Another of our wonderful customers popped in recently with a finished project to share.
This is our Vintage Missoni Inspired Blanket in our Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece.

I love seeing the different takes on the colour combinations!

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She had also finished a great version of the Noro Striped Scarf by Jared Flood in our Noro.

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Derrin has finished a stunning Different Lines by Veera Valimaki for her lovely boss who has moved to another office and has always admired Derrins knitting.

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Kim whipped up a quick Storm Cloud Shawlette by in our Noro Taiyo.

A single ball of colour #1 and 9.00mm needles has created this adorable swirl of colour that would brighten up any winter wardrobe.

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I have been working away on a second little cardi for my cousins little boy. They are visiting Australia shortly and will find our Winter a little chilly!

I must admit that I found it difficult to find many little boy patterns that appealed….

This is Sunnyside by Tanis Lavallee in our Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino (colour 058).

I have made some small modifications including the cables. They now mirror each other instead of all slanting the same direction….I certainly like my symmetry.

I can’t wait to add the simple metal buttons!

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I will have a little yarn left over so time permitting I might make a matching little beanie, perhaps something striped?

Last weekend was my wonderful dads birthday.

I had made him a hat for his birthday but ended up giving it to him last month as it was so cold. I wanted something to give him on the day so I grabbed a skein of our Cascade 128 Chunky and made a Man Thing by Justyna Lorkowska last Saturday evening.

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Still on my winter hat kick I dropped into the shop a couple of Sundays ago and cast on a second Rose Red by Ysolda.

After wearing my one from last year over the past few weekends I quickly remembered why it was one of my favourite hast to knit and wear.

This time I have used our Madelinetosh Pashmina and knitted the largest size to compensate for the slightly finer yarn and smaller needles.

The hat fits perfectly with just the right amount of slouch.

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Warm Head, Warm Heart!
Head Full of Love

This month we have collaborated with Queensland Theatre Company to bring you an exciting promotion!

Thanks to the QTC we have a double pass for Head Full of Love on Saturday 21st July!

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Head Full of Love is the story of two remarkable women and the unlikely but inspiring friendship which forms between them. It invites you to look differently at the possibilities of the humble beanie: a much-loved everyday item and an extension of our selves and the everyday lives we wear.

This intricate, warm and wisely told tale by Australian playwright Alana Valentine is directed by Wesley Enoch and stars Colette Mann and Roxanne McDonald.

In line with this heart-warming production, Queensland Theatre Company is putting out the call for winter warmers to fill their Beanie Bin and assist those who are really feeling the cold this winter.

The QTC Beanie Bin is located in the Cremorne Theatre foyer and they are calling for good quality second hand (or new!) hand knits, beanies, scarves and any other woolly-warmers to go towards St Vincent de Paul’s Winter Appeal.

To go in the draw to win the Double Pass for Saturday 12st July all you need to do is send in or drop a beanie to Tangled Yarns to be donated to the QTC Beanie Bin!

We would love you to include some details on your beanie, how you made it and what inspired you to make it. Entries will be photographed and appear on the Queensland Theatre Company Facebook page before being donated to the Winter Appeal.

Good luck and get knitting!

Inspiring your passion!
Kelly

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