07.09.12

Our first newsletter for September and it is officially Spring!

The Spring / Summer yarns are starting to turn up and plenty more are on the way.

The shop is bursting with new colour and we are loving the flurry of new projects being cast on.

A new project or two has jumped on my needles this week….

Have you stayed strong and stuck to your wips or are the new season yarns too much temptation for you?!

Cascade

A much awaited first delivery of new season yarns and colours from Cascade Yarns arrived this week.

First up we have added yet more colours to both our super popular Ultra Pima and Ultra Pima Fine….

Ultra Pima

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100% Cotton
DK / 8ply
220 yards / 201 meters per 100g
22 – 24 sts per 4 inches
US 5-6 or 3.75mm – 4mm

Crochet Sarafan Dress by Mon Petit Voilon (crochet)

Zippy by Valerie Morris (knit)

Little Moll’s Dress & Cardigan Set by Laura Tegg
(crochet)

Satsuma Stripes by Sharon Matarazzo (knit)

Eliada by Svetlana Volkova (knit)

Little Maiden Sundress by Lisa Naskrent (crochet)

Marly by Julie Hoover (knit)

Eden’s Adam by Georgie Hallam (knit)

Dory by Lisa Gutierrez (crochet)

Dear Liza by Annie Watts (knit)

Fuchsia or Little Fuchsia by Adeline Too (knit)

Shawlini by Kathy Kelly (crochet)


Ultra Pima Fine

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100% Cotton
Fingering / 4ply
136 yards / 124 meters per 50g
24 – 26 sts per 4 inches
US 3-4 or 3.25mm – 3.5mm

Sparrow by Pam Allen (knit)

Small Talk Shawl by Cheri McEwen (crochet)

Wanda Nell Cardigan by Jennifer Hagan (knit)

Fair Lady by YarnMadness (knit)

Lace Bowl by Linda Permann (crochet)

Java Summer Scarf by Johanna ShiM (knit)

Flower Cardigan by Vendula Maderska (crochet)

Sunshine Scarf by Purl Soho (knit)

Lydia by Kristen TenDyke (knit)

Summer Girl by Monika Sirna (crochet)

Plus some new spring inspired colours to the 220 Superwash Sport….

220 Superwash Sport

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100% Merino
Sport / 5ply
136 yards / 124 meters per 50g
22 – 24sts per 4 inches
US 5 – 6 or 3.75mm – 4mm

Georgia Vest by Cecily Glowik MacDonald (knit)

Urban Shells by Katherine Crombie (crochet)

Spring Ribbed Cardigan by Hannah Fettig (knit)

Chicago Loop Cowl by Jaala Spiro (knit)

Baby Boots Booties by Annastasia Cruz (crochet)

Abbi Light by Elizabeth Smith (knit)

Pei by Michele Wang (knit)

September Morn by Doris Chan (crochet)

Lavaliere by Cecily Glowik MacDonald (knit)

Elizabeth by Georgie Hallam (knit)


Some fresh new colours to our Heritage Silk range….

Heritage Silk

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85% Merino / 15% Silk
Fingering / 4 ply
437 yards / 400 meters per 100g
28 – 32 sts per 4 inches
US 2 – 3 or 2.75mm – 3.25mm


Gathering Leaves by Lily Go (crochet)

Lyttelton by Kate Davies (knit)

On The Beach by Isabell Kraemer (knit)

Ziggity by Kirsten Kapur (knit)

Festival Shawl by Lyn Robinson (crochet)

Little Baby Sweater by Purl Soho (knit)

Building a Reef by Mia Rindle (knit)

Et Voila! By May Cheang (crochet)


And for the sock knitters several new colours in both the Heritage Sock and Heritage Paints!

Heritage Sock & Paints

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75% Merino / 25% Polyamide
Fingering / 4ply
437 yards / 400meters per 100g
28 – 32 sts per 4 inches
US 1 – 3 or 2.25mm – 3.25mm

Riff Socks by Lise Brackbill (knit)

Elementary Watson Socks by Sherry Menton (knit)

Gaius by Dutch Wool Diva (knit)

Nancy Drew’s Mystery Socks by Phyll Lagerman (knit)

By the Seine River by Dona Knits (knit)


Brown Sheep

A small top up of our delicious Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece has just landed.

Cotton Fleece

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80% Cotton / 20% Merino
DK / 8ply
215 yards / 197 meters per 100g
20sts per 4 inches / 10cm
US6 – 7 or 4 – 4.5mm

Blooming Flower Cushion by Lucy of Attic24 (crochet)

Ruched Yoke Tee by AnneLena Mattison (knit)

Posy Cardi by Annika Barranit (knit)

Mustard Bow Dress by Mon Petit Violon (crochet)

Owl Bat by Elizabeth Trantham (crochet)

Tulips, A Colourful Cardigan for Baby by Lindsay Pekny (knit)

Pretty in Pink by Amanda Reed (knit)

Pinwheel Sweater by Shelley Mackie (knit)

This yarn is an all season favourite so to keep up with the demand we will be placing yet another order early next week. If you are planning any larger projects over spring like these awesome blankets you can pre-order larger quantities of colours to ensure the same dyelot.

We will also be stocking up on the finer version – Cotton Fine.

This was such a popular yarn last Summer with many, many Rayures by Amy MIller scarves popping up after Kim, Derrin & Lauren all put their own take on it with out Cotton Fine!

Classes

Spring and Summer is a great time to challenge yourself with a new skill or technique.

This gives you time to perfect your skills before the onslaught of winter knitting.

Our regular classes will continue right through the warmer months!

Technical Support

Our Technical Support Sessions with Anita are as popular as ever!

If you find you are stuck with a new technique or perhaps having difficulty reading a pattern our Technical Support Session are ideal.

$25 per person

Tuesdays 12noon – 2pm

Wednesdays 10am – 12noon

Thursday 10am – 12noon

Saturday 10am – 12noon

Learn To Knit Socks

Thursdays 6-8pm
13
th, 20th & 27th September


N
ow is the time to start knitting your very first pair of socks to keep your toes toasty this coming winter!

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
Approximately 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)

Wool darning needle

Bookings and deposits are essential for all of our classes.

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

Whats On the Needles at Tangled Yarns

This week my Mum finished a lovely cabled scarf in our Jo Sharp Alpaca Silk Georgette.
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Perfect timing as she is heading away on a quick trip and she may need it!

I helped her choose a couple of new projects to take away with her, I can’t wait to see her progress when she gets back.

Kim and I started a little Crochet – A – Long together…

We have both been eyeing off the Granny Circle Placemats by Purl Soho and with the new delivery of Cascade Ultra Pima colours it was impossible to resist!

Kim is onto her third placemat –

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I can’t decide on which colour to add to my first –

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They are going to add a great splash of colour to our tables at home with each family member having their own colour.
(this may also help with my two little ones who often both head for the same seat!)

Another new cast on for me this week, Soay by Gudrun Johnston in our Cascade 220 Superwash Sport.

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This is such a sweet pattern, I have loved it since our lovely Lauren made hers at the end of last year.

My summer wardrobe of colourful dresses needed a little yellow cardi…..


Inspiring your passion!
Kelly

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