20.07.12

Another stunning winter week with the winter sun shining!

Our constant flow of stock has continued this week with deliveries popping up most days, adding more colour to the shop.

I have been doing my usual pattern browsing this week, new stock always makes my fingers itch to pick up the needles & hooks.

A few random patterns that have caught my eye…

Drop City by Kitman Figueroa would look amazing in our Noro Silk Garden Sock, Taiyo Sock or our Malabrigo Sock.

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For a pop of colour to brighten up your winter wardrobe how about Kyra by Andrea Black in our Tosh Sock or Malabrigo Sock.

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One of our long time favourites has recently released another divine pattern, Marin by Ysolda Teague. I can just see this in our in Madelinetosh Pashmina or Malabrigo Arroyo.

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KnitScene Fall 2012

The new KnitScene has arrived!!

Knitscene Fall 2012 is packed with 24 projects you will love to knit.

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Jam packed with sweaters to knit, we explore cables, texture, colourwork, and embellishments in knitting. Sit down with featured designer Rosemary (Romi) Hill and learn about installing zippers from Josh Bennett.

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Buttons

Buttons, buttons everywhere.

We have received the first of three shipments of buttons this week (hopefully the other two aren’t far behind).

Some of my favourites from this delivery…

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Brown Sheep


Another delivery of our always popular Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece has arrived and our shelves are overflowing with colours.

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Slouchy Picot Hat by Lisa van Klavern (crochet)

Oriel Lace Cardigan by Kirsten Hipsky (knit)

Mr. Hoo by Carey Huffman (crochet)

Girlfriend Market Bag by Laura Spradlin (knit)

Vine Lace Vest by Cecily Glowik MacDonald (knit)

Knit-Look Crocheted Cowl Scarf by Lisa van Klavern (crochet)

Berry Cute Hat by Bev Galeskas (knit)

Cherry by Anna Bell (knit)

Merrily We Knit A’Round Skirt by Michelle McCrea (knit)

Two Button Ballet Flats by Lisa van Klavern (crochet)

Addi

New stock of our massive range of Addi needles has hit the shop floor.

We continue to sell out of the new Addi Long Lace Click Sets but they are back in stock!

Noro

Yet more Noro has arrived this week!

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We have received top up stock of Taiyo,Silk Garden, Kureyon and Silk Garden Lite – just in time for the weekend rush.

This weekend we start the first of our Pop Blanket courses but if you have missed out or you are not able to join us in Brisbane you can always Knit Along with us!

I will be sharing our students progress over the weeks via the newsletter and of course our Facebook page.

Some other Noro ideas –

Taiyo Reversible Scarf by Susan B Anderson (knit)

Shizuku by Angela Tong (knit)

Broomstick Lace Scarf by Donna Wolf (crochet)

Dizzy Lizzy by Arlene’s World of Lace (knit)

Prickle by Juan-Jua Chye (knit)

Noro Bias Lace Scarf by Susan Ashcroft (knit)

One Good Turn by Ali Green (crochet)

Volna by Grumperina (knit)

KnitPro

Another delivery of KnitPro needles and accessories arrived this week with new stock of fixed, straight and interchangeable needles.

Debbie Bliss

More deliveries of our squishy Debbie Bliss yarn this week with both the Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino and Luxury Tweed being topped up.

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Some Baby Cashmerino inspiration –

Ptarmigan by Jared Flood (knit)

Squinch Shawl by Liz Abinante (knit)

Cutie Kerchief by Lisa van Klaveren (crochet)

Plaid Baby Blanket by Yana Ivey (knit)

Shore Shawl by Derya Davenport (knit)

Baby Socks by Socks Street (knit)

Classes

With July almost gone and our August classes filling fast it is time to release our September & October class calendar!

Back by popular demand is our Lean to Knit Socks course. We have a wonderful selection of sock yarns in store at the moment including our new Heritage Sock & Sock Paints, Malabrigo Sock and MadelineTosh Sock, something for everyone.

Learn to Knit Socks

During three classes you will learn how to knit a pair of beautiful socks from Derrin’s Learn to Knits Socks pattern.

$75.00 per person (3 week course) plus supplies

Requirements

Please note that this is an intermediate course.

Prior knowledge of how to knit in the round comfortably is required.
(Double Point Needles, Magic Loop or Two Circular methods)

Supplies

Approximatley 100g of fingering weight / 4ply yarn
(smooth, no novelty as you need to see your stitches)

2.50mm or 2.75mm needles
(depending on your selected yarn and your gauge)

A wool darning needle


We have also added some Technical Support lessons with Derrin (knit or crochet) on a Thursday evening for those tricky techniques that require some extra assistance.

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

A couple of our wonderful customers Liz and Roslyn started an little knit a long with each other last Saturday afternoon at social knitting.

They both decided that they loved the Capelet Tank by Cathy Carron from the latest Knit.Wear magazine.

This is Liz’s finished Capelet in our Noro Silk Garden Lite, less than a week later!

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Our first shipment of Knit.Wear sold out super quick but I have a second shipment on the way.
(I also have more Jane Austen mags heading this way if you missed out)

Kim has inspirited many cast on this week with her hot off the needles Hitchhiker by Martina Behm.

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She has used our Noro Silk Garden Sock in colour #269 and our Noro Taiyo Sock in colour #02.

Also finished this week is a pair of mens socks for Kims Son in-law in our Berroco Sox.

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Last week I whipped up a quick scarf for a lovely friend, every time I looked at colour #29 in our Noro Taiyo I thought of her.

This is a smaller version of the Instant Gratification scarf that I made earlier in the year.

This time I cast on 22 stitches and only used a single ball.

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Smitten with Kims Hitchhiker I couldn’t resist casting one on in our Noro Taiyo Sock in colour #08 that has been tempting me since we first received our shipment.

I am using our Cascade Heritage Silk in Natural as the contrast colour.

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Anita and I were chatting about our favourite cast ons earlier this week and two that popped up were the German Twist Cast On method and Norwegian Twist Cast On.

It is always nice to have a couple of different cast ons up your sleeve and when searching for some patterns that suggested different cast ons we came across the lovely Rikke Hat pattern by Sarah Young.

Of course I had to cast on in our Malabrigo Arroyo in Purpuras….just to test a few different cast ons!

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Inspiring your passion!
Kelly

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