22.02.13

The weather has started to cool and the project planning for Autumn & Winter has had lots of fingers itching!

Along with the project planning I have been busy ordering lots of lovely new yarns to add to the shop over the coming weeks.

I love watching the shop change as the summer yarns slow and the warmer colours start to fill the shelves, almost like the Autumn leaves on a tree….

Friday Finds

A little bit of what we have loved this week…

Lorna Doone Crochet Shawl by Amanda Perkins {crochet}

Jo Sharp Alpaca Silk Georgette

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Dinner in the Eiffel Tower Shawl by Jessie Dodington {knit}

Malabrigo Silky Merino

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Electric Ripple by Kloss Gosa {crochet}

Biggan Design DK Meirno

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Viajante by Martina Behm {knit}

Malabrigo Silkpaca

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Jo Sharp

After a break over the summer months we have received the first of our shipments from Jo Sharp.

We have started the season with a lovely selection of colours in our favourite three Jo Sharp YarnsAlpaca Silk Georgette, Silkroad DK Tweed & Silkroad Aran Tweed.

A lovely fat followup order will be going in next week!

Please keep in mind that we don’t have the option to order Jo Sharp yarns at will. Jo has an ordering cycle of once a month direct from the mill in Italy so if there is something you would like please shoot me an email tangled@tangledyarns.com.au and we will add it to our order.


Alpaca Silk Georgette


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Effervescence Cardigan by Olga Buraya-Kefelian {knit}

Pomegranate by Bonnie Sennott {knit}

Piper’s Journey by Paula Emons-Fuessle {knit}

Sibella Babe Pullover by Carrie Bostick Hoge {knit}


DK Tweed


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Storm Mountain
by Heidi Kirrmaier {knit}

Schoodic Cardigan by Hannah Fettig {knit}

Raindance by Heidi Kirrmaier {knit}

Nottingham by Alex Capshaw-Taylor {knit}



Aran Tweed


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Tea with Jam and Bread by Heidi Kirrmaier {knit}

Mens Scarf by Suzanne Resaul {crochet}

Tweedy Dan by Olivia Pelaez {knit}

The Lonely Tree Shawl by Sylvia Bo Bilvia {knit}

Mollie Makes Home
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If you love Mollie Makes then you will be super excited to know our shipment of a one off ‘Home‘ edition packed with their favourite homes from the magazine and plenty of tips and DIY’s.


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This one-off special brings together the best creative homes from Mollie Makes magazine. They have packed 132 pages full of ways to achieve the look yourself, combining second-hand shop finds with quirky accessories.

We also show you how to make your own handcrafted quilts from vintage fabric finds, crochet granny square cushions and throws, and easy-peasy potato-print placemats. Plus expert advice and tips from our favourite designers.

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Simply Crochet

Last month we launched the premier issue of Simply Crochet from the makers of Mollie Makes.
The response was overwhelming with the limited copies we had disappearing within hours of our newsletter!

We had hoped that we would be able to order further copies of Issue One, unfortunately we have received the news that the publishers have completely sold out. We have a long waiting list for copies of Issue One if we were able to obtain more, I will work my way through the list letting everyone know of the update.

Copies of Issue Two are also extremely limited so if you would like a copy please get in fast, they won’t last long!!

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Issue two of Simply Crochet is packed full of exciting projects (43 to be exact)!

This issue has been inspired by Easter, so you will find a few chicks, egg cosies and bunnies about the place.

Amongst many other things inside you will find
DIYs to help you bring your accessories up to date,
cute makes to fill your kitchen,
and the most adorable bunny ever to be hooked out of yarn.

Colourful cotton yarns are working hard in the kitchen too.

So many lovely retro colours to use and so many great things to make.

Even an Easter wreath decoration!
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Classes

We have been busy working on our new Class Calendar for April and May, after some finishing touches we should be able to release the new classes next week!

The majority of our classes for March are already fully booked but we have a couple of spots left in two up coming classes.
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Learn to Knit

Thursday evenings 6pm – 8pm
7
th, 14th & 21st March

This is a beginners course where we introduce you to all the basics of knitting – how to cast on, knit, purl, increase, decrease, cast off and how to read a simple pattern.

Cost

$75.00 per person
(3 week course)
plus supplies
(available to purchase in store)

Requirements

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

Supplies

100g of DK / 8ply
or
100g of 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)
wool darning needle
scissors

Continental Knitting

Saturday mornings 10am – 12noon
9
th & 16th March

Our Continental Knitting classes are aimed at students who already know how to knit the English method (with the yarn held in the right hand) and would like to learn how to knit the Continental method (with the yarn held in the left hand).

Most knitters find that with practice this speeds up their knitting time greatly, especially for long stretches of stockinette stitch or for moss / ribbing.
During the two classes you will learn one method of the knit stitch and two different methods of the purl stitch plus how to combine the two.

Cost

$50.00 per person
(2 week course)
plus supplies
(available to purchase in store)

Requirements

Please note that this is an intermediate course.

Prior knowledge of how to knit and purl, increase and decrease comfortably is required.

Supplies

100g of DK / 8ply yarn
(smooth, no novelty as you need to see your stitches)

4.00mm needles

Don’t forget we have our regular Tech Support Sessions on four times a week!

Tuesdays 12noon – 2pm
Wednesdays 10am – 12noon
Thursdays 10am – 12noon
Saturdays 10am – 12noon

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

Our lovely customer Aline has just finished a beautiful Hitchhiker by Martina Behm {knit}.

This is actually the second Hitchhiker in recent weeks for Aline, the first was a gift finished just in time to give to her daughter while she was here in Brisbane visiting.

Aline has used our Noro Taiyo Sock in colour #03 and our Cascade Heritage Silk in Snow #5618.


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Rachel popped in earlier this week to share a finished pair of socks she had made for her brother.

The pattern is Mens Socks for Giving Away by Purl Soho {knit} and Rachel has used our Cascade 220 Superwash Sport in Silver Grey #1946 & Dark Aqua #849.

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With Autumn approaching Kim has finished another stunning shawl!

This is Sundry by Jennifer Dassau {knit}. Kim has used our Malabrigo Sock in Eggplant and Tosh Merino Light in Sugar Plum.
(keep an eye out for more Madelinetosh yarns during Autumn)


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Anita fell in love with the pure girliness of some of our Cascade Ultra Pima pastels, and decided to design a blanket for her daughter’s 5th birthday. She finally managed to wrestle it away long enough for us to take photos.

Anita will be releasing the pattern for Sorbet on Ravelry this weekend!

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To keep the blanket simple and modern, she has designed it as one piece, with an applied i-cord edging. And although her daughter’s is a larger lap blanket size, Anita has included sizing details for a smaller baby blanket as well.

I will announce when it is up on Ravelry via our Facebook page for those of you keen to get knitting!


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In between all of that knitting and pattern designing Anita has also manged to finish off a garment for herself. Iridium by Lisa Mutch {knit} in our Tosh Merino Light.


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With all of the new yarns and Autumn projects popping up over the last few weeks I have had a bad case of ‘cast-on-itis’.

One of the many projects on my needles & hooks is delightful Striped Cotton Cowl by The Purl Bee {knit}.

I am using our Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece & Cotton Fine in the following colours –

Putty, Buttercream, October Leaf, Wolverine Blue, Salmon Berry & Celery Leaves.

I think this will become a staple piece in my Autumn wardrobe, ideal for that extra layer over jeans and a shirt.

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Inspiring your passion

Kelly


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