14.09.12

I don’t want to panic you…but did you know we only have 15 weeks until the silly season?!

If you are planning on giving some hand made gifts this year now is the time to start.

Perfect timing, our shipment of the fantastic Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts arrived earlier today!

I have also been keeping an eye out on Ravelry for gift ideas….

Pot Holders by Bea Aarebrot (crochet)

Wee Elfies by Anne Algier (knit)

Tangled Happy Wand by Sara Freisberg (crochet)

Stripes Head Wrap by Elisa McLaughlin (knit)

Super Luxurious Magical Tiara by Cheryl Cambras (crochet)

Granny Square Cowl Flower Neckwarmer by Accessoriese by Accessorise (crochet)

Not-so-Tiny Slippers by Ysolda Teague (knit)

Tree in a bottle – Tiny Terrarium by A la Sascha (crochet)

Coloured Granny Cover for Pencils Pot by Nicole Masson (crochet)

Adorable Apple Cozy by Theresa Grant (crochet)

Stitch Pixie Bags

As always the last delivery of our wonderful Stitch Pixie Project Bags sold out within days of hitting the shop.

Our amazing Peta has been sewing up a storm and we have just received a new shipment of both the regular size and the larger size bags.

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Get in quick as they will sell like hot cakes!!

Addi


With so many knitters keen to try our new summer yarns we have had to top up our Addi needles this again this week.

All of our Addi Interchangeable sets are back in stock – Bamboo, Lace, Long Lace, Original & our Starter Sets!

Plus we have replenished our fixed circular needle range – 30cm through to 100cm in length.

Blocking Kits


Wow! Our new Blocking Kits have been super popular!

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We continue to sell out faster than they can be made. We have increased our order and the new stock has arrived today.

These wires stand apart from anything else on the market today.

Made from a super-elastic wire with seemingly magical flexibility, these blocking wires will not rust, tarnish, corrode, or easily kink.

They will not stain your knitting, and will last for many, many, many years!

You can arch and curve these wires as you need and they will always return to straight.

This special property allows these wires to be used over and over again without weakening from repeated bending and straightening.


Available in three great styles!


Ultra Fine Blocking Wires

Ultra Fine Blocking Wires are designed especially for lace weight and light fingering weight lace work.

These are perfect for delicate lace pieces and are so flexible they can even handle a scalloped edge without damaging the wire!

Set contains:

six 36″ wires with tip protectors
six 24″ wires with tip protectors
six 12″ wires with tip protectors
thirty nickel plated T pins

Super Long Ultra Fine Blocking Wires

Super Long Ultra Fine Blocking Wires are designed especially for large pieces, such as circular shawls, scarves, blankets or anything with a really long edge.

Set contains:

six 67″ wires with tip protectors
thirty nickel plated T pins

Deluxe Set Ultra Fine Blocking Wires

The best of both worlds!

If you can’t decide between the previous two Blocking Wire Kits the Deluxe Set is the way to go.

Set contains:

six 67″ wires with tip protectors
six 36″ wires with tip protectors
six 24″ wires with tip protectors
six 12″ wires with tip protectors
sixty nickel plated T pins

With these wires you’ll be blocking your hand knitted (and crocheted!) items more easily and faster than with traditional methods.

Interweave Holiday Gifts


Interweave Holiday Gifts 2012

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Knitted gifts galore!

The Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2012 special issue is packed with knitting patterns for women, men, children, and the home.
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Not just for the holidays, this special issue from the editors of Interweave Knits includes 43 knitted accessories for all your special occasions. From quick-to-knit cowls, knitted hats, scarves, and knitting projects for babies, to more advanced heirloom-quality knitted afghans and stockings, this issue will fulfill any knitter’s gift list.

Plus, this issue includes knitting techniques for double knitting, mosaic knitting, and even steeking.

Grab your copy of Interweave Knits Holiday Gifts 2012 today and knit your friends, family, and even yourself a knitted gift to cherish.

Interweave Crochet


Interweave Crochet Fall 2012


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The Fall 2012 issue of Interweave Crochet explores a range of crochet colour techniques, including tapestry crochet, mosaic crochet, Fair Isle and more.

Projects feature designs by colour guru Kathy Merrick, as well as Carol Ventura, Doris Chan (with a Rockin’ Red Dress!) and more.

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Learn the basics of filet crochet and try your hand at Kathryn White’s stunning dragon shawl. Maire Treanor concludes the Clones lace series with the history of the Clones knot and directions on joining motifs.

Twenty timeless crochet patterns escort you into the fall season.

Interweave Spin Off

Interweave Spin Off Fall 2012
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The Fall 2012 issue is bursting at the seams with juicy tidbits about spinning wheels, from how to pack your wheel for shipping to a survival pack for when you’re spinning away from home.

There are ideas for guild demonstration projects and for spinning fibre from sheep normally considered for their milk, not their fibre. There are stories about wheel makers as well as many things you can make with your hand-spun yarn–including the collection of shawls and scarves.

Classes


We are busy planning our new class schedule for November and December but we have a couple of places left in some upcoming classes in September and October.

Learn To Knit

Saturday 1 – 3pm
22
nd, 29th September & 6th October

Or

Sunday 12 – 2pm
14
th, 21st & 28th October

$75.00 per person
(3 week course) plus supplies

Learn to Knit Continental

Saturday
1 – 3pm
13
th & 20th October

$50.00 per person
(2 week course) plus supplies

Learn to Crochet


Saturday
1 – 3pm
20
th, 27th October & 3rd November

$70.00 per person
(3 week course) plus supplies

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

After a huge session with the icord bind off all the way around her Mitred Crosses Blanket by Kay Gardiner it is finished!!

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This is simply stunning and an excellent way of using Noro without it becoming too overwhelming.

Kim has used our Noro Silk Garden in colours 047, 349 and 337 plus our Cascade 220 Worsted in colour 2442 – Foghatt.


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Alice seems to be on a roll with her crocheted cushions.

These two are freshly finished and now take pride of place on her couch.
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The yarn is our Biggan Design DK Merino is colours 090 – Natural, 710 – Deep Turquoise and 795- Navy.

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I even managed to slip my cushion cover into the sewing production line Alice has had going this week.

I crocheted the front using our Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece in colours 100 – Cotton Ball, 135 – Slate Charcoal, 767 – Hawiian Sky, 455 – Willow Leaf & 850 – Berry.


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Al finished it off perfectly with a linen backing and a few of our buttons.

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With the warmer weather I find my wardrobe changes but it seemed to be lacking a little splash of colour.

Armed with a couple of skeins of our luscious Cascade Ultra Pima Fine in colour 3750 – Tangerine I cast on the ultimate summer scarf…Montego Bay Scarf by Amy R Singer.

tangledYARNSInspiring your passion!
Kelly

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