14.12.12

Another week packed with colour, customers, projects & presents!
We have had such a lovely time meeting so many family members and friends.

Lots of lovely Tangled Yarns goodies have been lovingly selected and our Gift Vouchers are flying out the door! Don’t forget we can also email our Vouchers in case you have left it a little too late.

With only 11 more sleeps until Christmas, please keep in mind shipping times.

Within Australia, we deliver all our orders via the Australia Post. As always, if orders are received before 2pm QLD time on a business day, it will be sent that day.

We aim to have your orders to you as quickly as possible but if you are waiting on something to go under the tree please consider selecting our Express Shipping option.

We have another bumper newsletter to share with you, settle in and enjoy!


Friday Finds

Random patterns that I have fallen in love with this week…

Little Star Dish Cloth or Wash Cloth by Elizabeth Anne White (crochet)

7 Colourwork Christmas Ornaments by Meg Hollar (knit)

Lilaceous Shawl by Derya Davenport (knit)

Shelf Elf by Jill Watt (crochet)

Interweave Crochet

Looking for a holiday read??

The latest issue of Interweave Crochet has just hit the store.


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Find dynamic styles as well as timeless classics in the Winter 2012/13 issue of Interweave Crochet.

Art Nouveau gets a twist with stylish crochet patterns inspired by Downton Abbey. Winter whites go ethereal in lightweight yarns for a bit of layering warmth.

The Essential Pullover presents three different silhouettes, one just right for you.

Rather have a cardi? Linda Permann shows you how to convert a pullover to a cardigan and vice versa.

Plus, we’ve got great crochet sweaters for guys and the only crochet mitten pattern you’ll ever need.

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Interweave Spin Off


New from Interweave Press – Spin Off Winter 2012/13!

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In this issue, we’re looking at natural fibre. We take a look at wild silk.

We explore many facets of wool: Comparing American Wensleydale to British Wensleydale, looking at sustaining sheep ranching in Northern Wyoming, and ensuring the quality of wool available to spinners with the Canterbury Prize Wool Group.

You will learn the best direction to spin for the way you knit, how to match millspun yarn, how to clean fleeces with good bacteria, and how to use a blending board for artistic results.

Find patterns for a brioche cardigan and an everyday shirt, as well as a fun collar for crisp days and a magical child’s cape for the holidays.

Buttons

I was so excited to receive this amazing parcel of buttons today and couldn’t wait to share it with you!!

We have heaps of new buttons to add to our collection, including new wooden buttons, sheep buttons, coconut buttons and a whole new range of fimo buttons!!!


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I will be busy over the weekend adding them to our website and to the collection in store, keep an eye out – I will post an update on our Facebook page as soon as they are all ready to go!

Perl Grey

Those of you that have been following Tangled Yarns over the years may remember some divine pewter pieces we previously carried…due to popular demand we are excited to announce we have new stock!

I’m sure we have all laid eyes on a skein of yarn that is so beautiful that you simply want to wear the skein around you neck like a necklace….luckily the amazing designers at Perl Grey have designed a stunning range of yarn-inspired jewellery.

Earrings

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Necklaces – Round

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Ball Winders & Swifts

Our Royal Ball Winders and Metal Umbrella Swifts would make the idea surprise under your tree this year!

A new shipment has just arrived and is already being snapped up.

Knit Pro

Again we have replenished our vast Knit Pro range of needles, accessories and kits!


With so many different kits now in stock there is something for everyone!

Popular gifts so far have been Interchangeable Sets, Dreamz Crochet Sets, Chart Keepers and Needle Cases.

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Noro

Our final shipment of colour Noro for 2012 has arrived this week.

We have topped up across the range including our Sekku, Taiyo Sock, Silk Garden Lite, Silk Garden & Taiyo.

This should keep us going over the holiday season until our first shipment, including the new 2013 colours arrives early next year!!


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Shawl Pins

More lovely goodies back in stock!

Our range of handmade metalshawl pins are back, now with three different lightweight metals to choose from –

Aluminium, Brass and Copper


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Debbie Bliss

With the warmer weather well and truly here we have added another lightweight yarn to our collection.

The delicious Debbie Bliss Rialto Lace!


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100% Merino
Lace / 2ply
426 yards or 390 meters per 50g
33 sts per inch with 2.75mm needles

Rialto Lace is light and delicate, ideal for those fine knit and crochet projects…

Zigzag-Lace by Wieke van Keulen (crochet)

Rock Island by Jared Flood (knit)

Out of the Darkness by Boo Knits (knit)

Bias ‘Before & After’ Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns (knit)

Pax by Aoibhe Ni (crochet)

Horai Scarf by Hiroko Fukatsu (knit)

Mesh Panel Tee by Myrna Battern (knit)

Starling by Cecily Glowik MacDonald (knit)

Sunset Lace Shawl by Tanya Beliak (crochet)

Classes

We have been inundated with enquiries about our classes for 2013, we love that so many of you can’t wait to come back and expand your skill plus all of the new eager students with fingers itching to start!

In addition to our immensely popular Technical Support,Learn to Knit & Learn to Crochet we have started the year off with a couple of new classes.

Crochet / Felted Hexagons

One of my favourite little gifts is adapted from Lucy’s How-To Hexagon motif – sweet little felted coasters from our Noro Kureyon.

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One ball yields between five and six coasters, depending on your gauge making a perfect set to give.
(although they are so useful, you might need to make a few for yourself too!)

This class will help you to master the hexagon motif and to take the mystery out of felted objects.

Please note, you need to have basic crochet skills to attend this course.

Class Cost

$45 per person plus supplies
(includes one ball of Noro Kureyon)

Requirements

5.00mm crochet hook
darning needle

Entrelac


When Derrin was working on this beautiful Entrelac Blanket last year it caused a great deal of buzz…and how could it not! It is simply stunning!!


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Entrelac, like many knitting techniques looks much trickier than it actually is.


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During this two hour class you will learn how to knit Entrelac and find out all the tips, hints and tricks.

You will create a small sampler piece that you can turn into a cushion cover, a small pouch
(perhaps for an iPad) or continue knitting to make a wonderful scarf.
(Depending on the number of stitches you cast on)


Please note, you need to have basic knitting skills to attend this course.

Class cost

$30 per person plus supplies

Requirements


Our Noro yarns were just made for Entrelac…
You will need to select your needle size according to the weight of Noro you choose

We have also added two Learn to Knit Socks courses to the calendar – one series of Cuff Down and one series of Toe Up plus Anita’s fantastic Continental Knitting course!

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

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!

Whats on the Needles at Tangled Yarns

I know how much you all love our Whats on the Needles at Tangled Yarns each week but we have lots of special secret gift knitting & crochet on the needles & hooks this week so we can’t share any of them until next time….

Keep an eye out for upcoming newsletters!

BrisStyle Twilight Markets

Fill yourself with Christmas cheer and head along to the final BrisStyle market of the year!

The BrisStyle indie Twilight Markets in the heart of Brisbane’s King George Square offer a unique
home-grown experience like no other event of it’s kind in Australia.


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Combining the laid-back attitude of south-east Queensland with the buzz of Brisbane’s CBD, this special Friday night event will create a festive lantern lit celebration of local independent art, craft and design around the Lord Mayors statuesque Christmas Tree and Pantomime stage.

Along with over 100 local artisans specialising in soulful, stylish handmade, a host of Christmas parade performers will sprinkle their magic throughout the square.

Make your way up to the scenic deck above the square for more market stalls and the best view in Brisbane of all the festivities. With a café, restaurant and bar below, you can kick back to the sounds of Brisbane’s best jazz musicians, providing the perfect festive soundtrack to a Christmas shopping night like you’ve never experienced!

So support the local community this Christmas by shopping ethically for gifts with a unique Queensland twist at Brisbane’s HOTtest destination for everything handmade under the stars.

Friday 14 December

King George Square, Brisbane City

5 – 9pm

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Festive Season Trading Hours

Tangled Yarns will be open during the festive season for all your yarnie needs and of course for social knitting & crochet!

Monday

December

24th 09:30 AM 02:30 PM

Tuesday

December

25th CLOSED  

Wednesday

December

26th CLOSED  

Thursday

December

27th 10:00 AM 04:00 PM

Friday

December

28th 10:00 AM 04:00 PM

Saturday

December

29th 10:00 AM 04:00 PM

Sunday

December

30th CLOSED  

Monday

December

31st CLOSED  

Tuesday

January

1st CLOSED  

Inspiring your passion

Kelly

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