13.09.13

We have been a little quiet on our Facebook page this week….we have been almost literally drowning under the deliveries that have been arriving thick and fast!

At the moment my mornings seem to start with a large coffee while I check the tracking on all our incoming shipments. I love watching as our orders make their way to us.

There are still a few shipments outstanding that I had hoped would arrive this week but with the volume of new goodies already here it is probably best we pace ourselves.

It is certainly an exciting start to the new season.

Settle in and enjoy…..we have lots to share!

GEMS


To welcome in spring we have a super special,
Limited Edition range of GEMS

Introducing Cool Mint!
{the ultimate spring colour}


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Cool Mint is only available in the Small and Medium sizes.

Once these Cool Mint GEMS are gone, they are gone forever as we are unable to get the supplies in this colour again.

The Simple Things

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Delivered this week is The Simple Things issue 14.

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Reclaim the weekend! Moroccan Feast: an aromatic menu made for sharing.

Relaxed hideaway: eastern-inspired family home packed with ideas to try. Bus-stop gardens: growing flowers and veg in urban spaces.

Recipes from a tiny Brooklyn balcony. Cycle lost lanes: hand-picked routes that take you off the beaten track. History of women and tattoos.

Prepare our classic Bircher muesli recipe. Take a photo safari around your neighbourhood. Make the most of unusual orchard fruits. Discover Florence.
And always cake in the house…

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Zpagetti


We understand that many of you find it a little too warm to knit and crochet garments right through the warmer season. With this in mind we are super excited to announce the latest addition to Tangled Yarns!

Zpagetti!!

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Zpagetti is made of strips of high quality elastic cotton and is available in a wide range of colours. As Zpagetti is made from offcuts of new collection fabrics, the colours are constantly changing in line with fashion trends.

Zpagetti is perfect for creating unique accessories and fashionable homeware items such as floor cushions, baskets and rugs.

Due to the seasonal variability of colours and the weight of the cones, please contact us to check available colours and receive a quote on postage.

Super Bulky / 14 ply
850-900 grams
US 15-17 or 10-12mm
95% Cotton, 5% Other
Hand wash in warm water


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We have only received the first part of our shipment, the remained ¾ of it should be here next week!


Owl Basket by Deja Jetmir {crochet}

Chunky Crocheted Basket by Elizabeth Trantham {crochet}

Puff Daddy by Anna & Heidi Pickles {knit}

Nest by Hanne Katajamaki {crochet}

Large Hanging Basket by Bekki Bjarnoll {crochet}

Doilifus Maximus aka Doily Rug by Johanna Vahatolo {crochet}

Puff Daddy’s Baby by Anna & Heidi Pickles {knit}

Mandala Rug by Marinke Slump {crochet}




Designer Knitting

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The stunning Designer Knitting Autumn 2013 has arrived this week.


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Full of beautiful designs – modern classics, colourblocking, mens wear and updated fair isles.

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Karbonz


We have carried the amazing Karbonz double point and straight needles for some time now and we are thrilled to announce the arrival of our shipment of the Interchangeable Tips and Interchangeable Sets!!

If you are new to the wonder that is KnitPro Karbonz…they are a revolutionary product.

They are new-age needles made from High-Tech carbon fibre with tips in nickel plated brass!

Combination of two versatile materials – light bodied carbon fibre & sharp brass tips – is guaranteed to provide an unparalleled knitting experience.

Shiny, smooth brass tips comes in perfect points, flawlessly tapered – Ideal for all types of yarns and for every project.

The needles have high tensile strength, are light weight with lot of flexibility. Surface made of carbon fibre helps the stitches move smoothly on the needle!!

Available in sizes 3.00mm (US 2.5) to 6.00mm (US 10) Interchangeable tips

Karbonz Sets
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Set of 7 needle pairs & accessories
3.00mm, 3.50mm, 4.00mm, 4.50mm, 5.00mm, 5.50mm & 6.00 mm

Black & Grey Fabric Case
4 Cables (1 x 60cm, 2 x 80cm & 1 x 100cm)

8 End caps
4 Cable keys
1 Set of Cable connectors


Interchangeable tips


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Available in sizes –

3.00mm,
3.25mm, 3.50mm, 3.75mm, 4.00mm, 4.50mm, 5.00mm, 5.50mm & 6.00mm


Mollie Makes

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The super cute and always popular Mollie Makes hits the shelves this week with Issue 31.


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This issue we are celebrating doing what you love, doing it yourself and renovating bargains, from tea towels to caravans!

Crochet a pair of adorable high-top sneakers in little and large sizes, upcycle vintage linen, embellish an iPad case and learn how to knit.

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Ella Rae

We have carried our luscious Ella Rae Lace Merino for several years now
and we simply can’t get enough of it!


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I have added four new colours to our collection this week…

Blue Whale by Stephen West {knit}

Azzu’s Shawl by Emma Fassio {crochet}

Koigu Linen Stitch Scarf by Churchmouse Yarns {knit}

Boteh Scarf by Kathy Merrick {crochet}

Skew by Lana Holden {knit}

Sproutlette Dress by Tanis Lavallee {knit}

Reloved

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Reloved is back with issue 3!


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We repeatedly sell of out of this fantastic ‘upcycling’ magazine.

This issue is packed with ways to update your furniture, inspiring ways to give old favourites a stylish new look plus some great ideas for midweek makes, fashion fixes and home refurbs.

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Interweave Crochet

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Explore rich cables and terrific textures in the Fall 2013 issue of Interweave Crochet.


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Crocheters of all levels will learn something new with bold spins on technique and construction, as well as a critical look at varying crochet hook structures.

All together, you’ll find 19 designs you need to make right now, including cardigans of all lengths, a pullover, a skirt, and innovative accessories.

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Waves Crochet Sets


Make waves with our brand-new line of crochet hooks!

Our new Waves crochet hooks feature Knit Pro’s signature smooth finish aluminium hooks and colourful soft-feel handles.

Waves come in 13 vibrant colour options, each of which are unique to its size.

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Packaged in a handy faux leather zippered case, each set contains 9 hook sizes ranging from 2.00mm-6.00mm.

Choose from fluorescent green or fluorescent pink to build your crochet hook library!


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Simply Crochet

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This month’s issue of Simply Crochet, Issue 9 has just arrived!

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This issue we’re soaking up the summer sun and crocheting until it gets dark. There are 33 fun projects inside and lots of crafty treats, too. Navia’s cute and quirky jumper worked in scrumptious Faroese wool is the perfect light layer to throw in your suitcase – it’s on trend and great for layering.

Summer’s not summer unless you’ve spent time threading a dozen daisies into a chain. We’ve captured these dainty blooms with six sweet daisy projects, including a pretty picture frame and a statement ring.

A bit of colour therapy is perfect for lazy crafternoons, so there’s a length of bright, sunburst bunting to make, a granny square chair to sink into and a pretty pink blanket for picnic time.

We’ve also got heaps of ideas for hooking statement wall art, including cute owls, a sunflower canvas, floral hoops hung en masse and a bold wall hanging made of circles.

Need inspiration for making? We chat to crafty designer Ros Badger all about her new book and what inspires her crochet.

Finally, we’re getting thrifty and make do and mending our ways with clever elbow patches and a Bavarian crochet make (this textured stitch pattern is just the thing for stash busting).

Plus, don’t miss our guide to half trebles, new season yarns and the coolest e-reader case.

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Debbie Bliss


It is hard not to be swept away by the beautiful colours at this time of year, this may explain why I have added a few new season colours to our Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino collection this week!

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Baby Moccasins by Purl Soho {knit}

Sunshine Day Baby Afghan by Alicia Paulson {crochet}

Blue Blanket by LondonLeo {knit}

Striped Wristlets by Lucy of Attic24 {crochet}

Mini Manu by Kate Davies {knit}

Crocheted Swirling Bag by Kathy Merrick {crochet}

Also new from Debbie Bliss – Baby Cashmerino 5!


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15 projects for little ones ranging from 3 months to 5 years. Clothing and accessories knitted in Baby Cashmerino.

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Noro Books


We have received a delivery of colourful books from Noro this week, some new, some of our most popular back in stock!


Knit Noro

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Spring into Summer

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On The Needles at Tangled Yarns


One of our lovely regulars, Terri, delighted us last Saturday with her African flower owl pillow, crocheted from
Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece in refreshing tones of blue and green.

We think Maggie the owl is filled with personality, and will be a cheerful addition to Terri’s sofa.

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In fact, Anita might already have started considering colours for an owl-y friend of her own…

Maggie the African Flower Owl Pillow

Last week, we highlighted the gorgeous needle jar that our prolific crocheter, Rachel, had finished. She’s continued her quest to “cover all the things” this week, with a range of crocheted Mason jars. These are destined to be filled with all sorts of goodies for her kids’ teachers.


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Mason Jar Cosies


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These striking coasters, which Rachel crocheted in coordinating shades of Fibre Company Organik, also caught our attention.

Porthole Square


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Rachel was also taken with our newBerroco Linsey and whipped up a quick doily to use as an embellishment.


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Crowns Surround

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Another of our customers who we can always count on for inspiration is Maureen, who once again has some beautiful finished projects to share this week.

Using Noro Silk Garden and Cascade 220 Worsted in a mix of blues, Maureen finished

Turn a Square


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It’s a rare treat to see one of our designs knitted up in exactly the same colours as we used for the sample, but one that I enjoyed this week when Maureen brought in her Missoni-inspired baby blanket.

Now I want to get hers together with mine for a photo shoot!!

Baby Missoni-Inspired Chevron Blanket


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Finally, this beautiful cowl shows off the autumnal glory of Crazy Zauberball in the Parrot colourway.

September Circle


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The amazing Zauberball colours were also an inspiration for Carmen, who used Zauberball 100 in a mix of reds and pinks for this crescent-shaped scarf.

TGV (High Speed Knitting)


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Inspired by the warmer weather and our new shipment of Berroco Linsey, Anita whipped up a chic summer vest. With its simple lines, neutral hue and gorgeous drape, we can see it topping a variety of summer outfits from linen pants to pretty dresses.

DROPS 129-15 Asymmetric Vest

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Inspiring your passion

Kelly


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