18.07.14


With the little people back at school, we’ve been picking up temporarily set-aside projects and thinking about what else needs to “fall” onto our needles and hooks.

Luckily we’re not alone. Lots of our customers have been in this week, picking up supplies and planning new projects.

And with a new round of ‘Learn To’ courses starting next week, there are a whole new crop of knitters and crocheters about to catch the bug!

Cascade

Another welcome delivery from Cascade has plumped our shelves with lovely yarns in all shades of the rainbow (and a few more besides).

Socks are always a popular project when the mercury drops, and we’ve received a much-needed injection of sock yarn to keep your toes cosy.

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Several of our other Cascade yarns have also been replenished.


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220 Superwash Worsted

Child’s Classic Raglan Pullover by Jane Richmond {knit}

Berruti by Wendy Neal {knit}

Fiorella by Deanne Ramsay {crochet}

Hudson Bay Inspired Crib Blanket by Purl Soho {knit}

Fallen Leaves Slouch Hat by Tamara Kelly {crochet}

Crochet a Slouchy Beanie by Olivia Kent {crochet}


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128 Superwash

Fisherman’s Farrow Rib by Lara Schmidt {knit}

Braided Crocheted Scarf by Kristi VerHage {crochet}

Hip To Be Square Blanket by Jennifer Braico {knit}

Relativity by Melissa Schaschwary {knit}

Bristol’s Cowl by Bristol Ivy {knit}

Giant Giant Granny Square Blanket by Purl Soho {crochet}


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Heritage Sock & Heritage Paints

Socks on a Plane by Laura Lnneman {knit}

Persian Dreams by Jenise Reid {knit}

Skinny Winnie by Jeanette Sloan {crochet}

Groovy Socks by Caroline Hegwer {knit}

Sideways Pebble Shawl by A la Sascha {crochet}

Love Letter by Hayley Wynne {knit}

Mollie Makes

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Clear your craft tables, Mollie Makers – issue 42 has arrived!


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Mollie Makes 42 calls for tea time treats with a bloomin’ lovely knitted tea cosy tutorial, bespoke bunting, three FREE gifts and more.

Dip into the selection of DIYs, tutes and project ideas starting with a show-stopping knitted tea cosy pattern.

Mollie Makes 42 includes a mini booklet filled with eight pompom fashion and home DIYs. Don’t forget your free drawstring pouch kit! Embroider and sew Jenny’s exclusive Sublime Stitching anchor motif into a coastal-cool keepsake.

Also in Mollie Makes 42 rediscover the art of marbling. Yes, it’s back and it comes with a twist.

And what better way to transport your crochet and knitting projects than in a crisp, handmade backpack. There is a full tutorial on how to make a backpack that’ll outshine what’s available on the high street.

Other projects in Mollie Makes 42 include a gold leather and neon pompom necklace; caravan-shaped cushions for happy campers; crochet rattles for tiny tikes and more.

Enjoy the issue!

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Designer Knitting

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Grab a copy of Designer Knitting Early Autumn andimmerse yourself in fab fibre and fall in love with romantic cardis, handsome accessories, cool retro ease and red hot nautical colours!

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The Craft Yarn Council has collected scientific evidence that shows what we’ve always believed is true: knitting, crochet and other needlecrafts can help keep you healthy – and sane.

Meet dyer extraordinaire Laura Bryant, founder of Prism Yarn, on the eve of the company’s thirtieth anniversary.

Plus how a fifteen-year correspondence helped preserve Scottish kilt-hose patterns for future generations, and choosing a hood shape that will flatter you and your pattern of choice.

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The Simple Things

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Issue 25 of our favourite weekend read, The Simple Things, has just arrived.


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Have an adventure with impromptu picnics and nature forays.

Learn how to be a more mindful cook and enjoy cake recipes from Brazil and Italian ices.

Listen, can you hear the sound of summer?

It’s the hum of the big old bumblebee, busy about your roses, and the hoot of the barn owl. It’s the sound of friends munching buttery sweetcorn and slurping homemade lemonade (if you can hear it above the ripples of laughter).

And, if you stand very still, you’ll hear the rustle of a field of wheat and the splash of a stream tumbling about your toes.

You’ll hear your own sigh of contentment.

You’ll hear the sound of The Simple Things.

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Simply Crochet

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Don’t miss Simply Crochet issue 20, with beachy makes for your home, a retro-style bikini, kitty creations for luxe travelling, and an exclusive blanket by Nicki Trench. You’ll also find Joanne Scrace’s cardi in yummy hand-dyed yarns, a beautiful sun hat, Emma Varnam’s beach hut and more.

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Before you set off, stock up on the essentials – hook a sun hat, a stripy sunglasses case and a collection of pretty kitty travel accessories. Heading to a festival? Catch guest columnist Matthew Spiers’s musings on festival crochet must-dos.

Bring a bit of the beach inside with Emma Varnam’s wonderful beach hut doorstop, or decorate your home with pretty shell makes. There’s a 1940s-inspired nautical bikini to be made, too, and this month’s vintage find is a gorgeous bit of swimwear.

If you’re not sure what to hook while you’re away, check out Lucy from Attic 24’s guide to exactly that. Then why not get started on Nicki Trench’s exclusive summer blanket, a light and lacy scarf, or a cute radish brooch?

And that’s not all. Learn about amigurumi from the experts, tackle Tunisian crochet, and indulge in gorgeous hand-dyed yarn to make Joanne Scrace’s beautiful cardigan. Plus, read about record-breaking crochet, make pretty party chains, a Frank & Olive dress and more.

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Noro

After being almost totally wiped out of Noro over recent weeks, we breathed a sigh of relief when we received a huge delivery, full of the colour that Noro is so well known for.

We have new stock of 10 colours in Taiyo, our most popular colours of Kibou have been replaced and, just in time for Sunday’s Entrelac workshop, a lovely stash of Silk Garden (the Silk Garden will hit the shop after the workshop).


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Taiyo

Snowdrop Shawl by Anastacia Zittel {crochet}

Pioneer Braid Scarf by Catherine Ryan {knit}

Mustard Scarf by Jane Richmond {knit}

Sundae Slouch Hat by Erica Jackofsky {knit}

Classes


After another three extremely busy weeks of classes and workshops we are having a small breather with a
‘rest week’ this week before starting a new round of Learn To courses, including our new Wednesday morning class.

Unfortunately our Learn To Knit has already filled up for this month (make sure you are quick to sign up for next month!) but we do have a couple of spots left in our Learn To Crochet courses.


Learn To Crochet

Wednesdays 12noon – 2pm
23/07, 30/07 & 06/08
or
Thursdays 6pm – 8pm
24/07, 31/07 & 07/08
or

Sundays 1pm – 3pm
27/07, 03/08 & 10/08



This is a beginner’s course where we introduce you to all the basics of crochet – how to chain, double crochet, treble crochet, increase, decrease 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 a beginner’s 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


The shop will be full of colour this Sunday with our booked-out Entrelac Workshop. If you missed out this time, we have another scheduled for Saturday 16thAugust.

Saturday 16
th August ~ Entrelac Scarf (Knit)

Basic introduction to the technique of entrelac.

Intermediate Level: must have competent knitting skills (cast on, knit, purl)


Cold feet?
Our Toe Up Socks course starts next Sunday 27
th July.

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Sunday 27th July, 3rd & 10th August ~ Toe-Up Socks(Knit)

Basic introduction to the technique of sock knitting from the toe-up.

Intermediate / Advanced Level: must have competent knitting skills (cast on, knit, purl, increasing) and be comfortable knitting small diameters in the round (using DPNs, magic loop or 2 circulars)


For our crochet enthusiasts we are taking flowers global with two vibrant workshops – Japanese Flowers & African Flowers!

Saturday 2nd August ~ Japanese Flower (Crochet)

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Basic introduction to crocheted motifs and joining as you go.

Intermediate Level: must have a confident level of basic crochet skills (chain, double, treble)


Thursday 7th August ~ African Flower / Hexagons (Crochet)

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Basic introduction to crocheted motif, joining motifs in mattress stitch or as you go.

Intermediate Level: Must have a confident level of basic crochet skills (chain, double, treble)


(Please note – students must purchase patterns from the designers
Ravelry stores prior to each workshop)

You can find our full class calendar on our website.

Bookings and deposits are essential for all of our classes.

Please book in with via phone with the store on 07 3666 0276 or email us tangled@tangledyarns.com.au

On the Needles at Tangled Yarns

It’s been a busy week for finishing and we’ve got quite a variety of projects to show off!

Bryn finished the cutest little Bunny Girl in a DottyDress, shown chilling out on our front table.

I won’t be showing this to my girls!
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Apparently Bunny has a wardrobe of beautiful new dresses already on the needles…

Alice finished the beautiful Messaline in soft pink MillaMia to keep her daughter warm at ballet class.

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She must be the sweetest little ballerina there, particularly when she teams it with adorable stripey Legwarmies in MillaMia and Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Baby, knitted by Grandma Kim.

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Roslyn finished two lovely shawls this week – first up,
Hitchhiker in Zauberball. We haven’t had this colour since last year but, after seeing it worked up, I feel we’re going to have to order some more!

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Ros is also the first of our Mystery Knitalong participants to show off her finished Beltane Shawl, knitted in The Fibre Company’s Meadow.

Seeing her finished shawl makes me even more eager to finish my own!
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Maureen has three projects to share with us this week!

Maureen had tried using her Acadia in Granite on a different project, which hadn’t worked out. But when we got our new colour, Strawberry, inspiration hit – the two colours are a striking combination in the Quaking Aspen Shawl.

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With the chilly weather, a nice warm cardi always comes in handy. Maureen finished her aYellow Brick Road Cardi in a warm golden shade of Cascade 220 Worsted.

But it’s the details that enchant – a lacy yoke, welted cuffs and oh, those buttons!

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Maureen used two colours of Malabrigo Sock from her stash in these lovely girly mitts, a test knit for designer Marlaina “Marly” Bird.

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We haven’t seen Carmen in a while, but she popped in last night to show us her Malou by Wollwek – simone eich in Crazy Zauberball.

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As for me, I’ve finished two projects this week. I couldn’t go past our new
Kibou to crochet a lovely light Fantasm.

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I also finished Looped Loop in Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light to keep my mum warm on her upcoming trip to Adelaide.

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Inspiring your passion

Kelly

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