09.08.13

We have been busy bees behind the scenes at Tangled Yarns…. there has been lots of organising, planning, ordering, test knitting & crocheting for the change of season!

Next Wednesday, 14th August is the Ekka public holiday for the Brisbane area, and we will be closed to give the shop a re-arrange in preparation for our lovely summer yarns.
We are bursting at the seams and need yet more shelves to store all our new goodies.

We will be posting all online orders that come through after 2pm Tuesday on Thursday 15th August.


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Thankfully, we have a small reprieve from the constant yarn deliveries this week to recover from the huge shipments received in previous weeks. This will give us a chance to make extra room for our beautiful new lines that will be hitting the shelves in the next few weeks.

I can’t wait to share with you all we have in store for the coming weeks and months….

If you want to get a head start on some spring projects,
here are a few patterns that have caught my eye this week.

Silver by Bernadette Ambergen in Ella Rae Lace Merino {crochet}

Waves of Love by Carle Dehning in Noro Taiyo Lace {knit}

Ying-hua Shawl by Jade G Chan-Wyles in Canopy Fingering {crochet}

Semele by Asa Tricosa in Cascade Heritage Silk {knit}

Still lighting fires and reaching for your woollies?
Check out some winter warmers for those last minute projects.

Summer Evening Shawl by Luz Mendoza in Berroco Ultra Alpaca {crochet}

Myrta Mitts by Alexandra Tinsley in Cascade Baby Alpaca Chunky {knit}

198 Yards of Heaven by Christy Verity in The Fibre Company Organik {knit}

Customizable Crochet Poncho by Patti Gonsalves in Cascade 128 Superwash {crochet}

Buttons


Our vast range of
buttons always prove to be popular and this week I have expanded it again with another 18 new buttons.

The right buttons finish a project off perfectly, and sometimes I cant help but find a project to showcase a button that Ive fallen in love with…

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Pair of Kouyou by Naganasu in Sweet Georgia Superwash DK

Monarch Lyon Hat by Veronica ONeil in Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran

The York Mittens by Mariana Wegener in Noro Silk Garden Lite

Rustic I-cord Wrap Bracelet by Elizabeth Murphy in Ella Rae Lace Merino
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Biggan Design


A week hardly goes by that we don’t need to top up our Biggan Design yarn range.

Both the DK and the Fingering weight yarns are year round favourites.


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DK

Button Up Lace Cowl and Fingerless Mitts by Galzanne Knits {knit}

Vivienne by Helen Rose {knit}

African Flower Hexagon by Lounette Fourie and Anita Rossouw {crochet}

Atelier by Heidi Kirrmaier {knit}

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Fingering

Boxy and Buttony by Joji Locatelli {knit}

Cali-Girl Skirt by Brandi Isham {crochet}

Chromaticity Cowl by Miriam L Fenton {knit}

Newborn Vertebrae by Kelly Brooker {knit}


Social Groups


One of the great perks of being lucky enough to live in Brisbane is being able to pop into our social meet ups!

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We have three different gathering times during the week, but youare always welcome to visit and spend time on the lounge at any time or day. We have social groups that meet Wednesday mornings from 10am until 1pm, Thursday evenings from 5pm until 8pm, and Saturday is a fabulous all day social group from 9am until 4pm.

Our social groups are free to attend, and we have a wide range of crafters of different ages and experiences. Social groups are a great opportunity to share and inspire each other, and have a general relax and de-stress.

We have coffee & tea, along with some delicious treats available for purchase. If you follow us on Facebook, you will have noticed that we have had some extra special treats over the past few months. Our amazing Jodie has been cooking up a storm with a variety of yummy sweet and savoury options, including some gluten free choices!

So far Jodie has amazed us with….

Apple & Sultana Tea Cake

Caramel Slice

Cherry & Chocolate Cupcake

Florentine Slice

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Ginger & Macadamia Cake

Gluten Free Lemon & Raspberry Cupcakes

Gluten Free Passionfruit Cupcakes

Gluten Free Triple Chocolate Cupcakes

Gluten Free Turkish Delight Brownie

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Layered Pineapple & Coconut Cake

Lemon Curd & Strawberry Sponge Cake

Poppy Seed Lemon & Lime Cake

Savoury Goats Cheese, Prune & Pistachio Loaf

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Capsicum, Cheese & Olive Bread with Tomato Chutney

Cheese Scone with Rocket Pesto

Passionfruit Slice


We know our non local customers can’t enjoy the tasty goodies but we love to share every element that makes Tangled Yarns was it is.

This week alone we have had wonderful visits from customers who follow us via our weekly newsletter and Facebook from New Zealand, Melbourne & Sydney.

Hopefully one day you can pop in and visit us too!

Designed By Tangled


Continuing with our pattern inspiration, this week we have a fun accessory for your home!


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Giant Lounge Cushions

Designed to showcase the stunning colours of Noro Taiyo
and to brighten up your lounge room, our Giant Lounge Cushions are a heap of fun to make.

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The pattern uses a combination of of our colourful Noro Taiyo & Cascade 128 Chunky and is available on Ravelry now!


Whats on the Needles at Tangled Yarns


Rachel has come in to share her beautiful Ripple Blanket this week, completed in a lovely selection of colours of our Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece.

{Putty, Buttercream, Deep Sea Fog & Slate Charcoal}

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Lauren has been doing a little bit of selfish knitting, inspired by Rachels Edgewood from a few weeks ago. She used almost all four skeins of The Fibre Company Organik, by adding extra stripes towards the end.

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Inspiring your passion

Kelly


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