22.08.14


In spite of winter’s last fierce gasp, we’ve been dreaming of spring – beginning to order our lighter weight cottons, browsing spring-inspired patterns and digging out some WIPs that have been languishing in our knitting baskets since the temperatures dropped.

There have been requests through our Ravelry Group and in store for another KAL / CAL.

As we’re very fond of a lightweight cardi to throw on over our summer dresses or a pretty top to go over linen pants, we thought that might be a good project for a Tangled Yarns Spring KAL / CAL.

We’ve put together a few pattern suggestions that have caught our eyes over the past weeks and months, but we’d love you to email us with any others you might have noticed.

We’ll publish your suggestions next week.

Surry Hills by Maria Magnusson {knit}

Jordan – sleeveless pineapple top by Vicky Chan {crochet}

Endearment by Hanna Maciejewska {knit}

SpliTTop by La Maison Rililie {knit}

Garden Party Sweater by Marlaina “Marly” Bird {crochet}

Tarry by Jennifer Dassau {knit}

Sardinia by Marie Wallin {crochet}

Low Tide Cardigan by tincanknits {knit}

Hepatica Cardigan by Rita C Taylor {crochet}

Grisaille by Elizabeth Helmich {knit}

Cadha by Caroline Murphy {crochet}

Milena by Ewa Durasiewicz {knit}

Addi

A much needed top up from Addi has arrived and our shelves are restocked with a wide selection of Addi Turbo fixed circular needles (30cm through to 100cm length), Sock Rocket needles (100cm and 120cm lengths), and the popular Click System Sets & individual tips / cords.

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Brown Sheep

Although we find our
Brown Sheep Cotton Fleece is a popular choice all year round, it is certainly an even stronger favourite as it starts to warm up.

With the 80% cotton / 20% wool composition and extensive colour collection, it is a great transition yarn.

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Summer Road Trip Top by kraftling {crochet}

HINE by Kelly Brooker {knit}

All Shawl by Doris Chan {crochet}

Baby Sachiko Kimono Sweater by Erika Flory {knit}

Bexhill Tee by Vicki Brown {crochet}

Cherry by Anna Bell {knit}

Bluebird of Happiness African Flower Crochet Pattern by Heidi Bears {crochet}

The Fibre Company

Our collection of yarns from The Fibre Company would have to be up there as one of the most popular ranges we carry.

Dreaming of some spring projects, we have replenished three of our lighter weight Fibre Company yarns.

Meadow


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Freefall by Anne Hanson {knit}

Shawl of the Moirae by Lisa Naskrent {crochet}

Waterfall by Meghan Fernandes {knit}

In The Shade Top by Elena Fedotova {crochet}

Boo Humbug by Boo Knits {knit}

Ada – Lacy Shells Top by Vicky Chan {crochet}

Canopy Fingering


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Unruly by Linda Wilgus {knit}

Malinka by Lesley Packel {crochet}

Antarktis by Janina Kallio {knit}

Liala by Marie Wallin {crochet}

Beulah Cardigan by Mercedes Tarasovich-Clark {knit}

Laura by Lily Go {crochet}

Aranami Shawl by Olga Buraya-Kefelian {knit}

Pink Circles by Muraka Mari {crochet}

Road to China Light


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Belcarra Cardigan by Robyn Chachula {crochet}

Buttonwillow Wrap by Rosemary (Romi) Hill {knit}

Breda’s Cowl by Maura Kirk {crochet}

Echoes of Color by Joji Locatelli {knit}

Drifting by Cecily Glowik McDonald {knit}

On the Needles at Tangled Yarns

Maureen has been making the most of the cold and dreary weather over the past few days, finishing two of her winter projects which I’m sure will keep her warm when she heads to Europe in November!

First up is Winter Trails hat by Alana Dakos in our Berroco Ultra Alpaca.
(This project languished for so long as Maureen had to work out where she was at in the pattern!)


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Smitten by her first, she turned out another Simple Sprinkles, also in Berroco Ultra Alpaca.


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It is such a great pattern, and nice and cosy in this yarn, not to mention a great stash buster. Maureen has used several Ultra Alpaca leftovers from her previous projects.

Kim has just finished another stunning shawl, You’re Beautiful in Ella Rae Lace Merino. I can’t wait until our next colourful shipment of Ella Rae Lace Merino hits the store; it is such a lovely yarn to work with and a great weight for the coming seasons.


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After seeing all of the amazing shawls that Kim knits, her son requested something for him. These socks are in our Zauberball and the pattern is Derrin’s, Learn to Knit Socks Class Project.


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After a few false starts with the cast on (loooooong cast on, laceweight yarn….eek!), Liz won the battle and finished this beautiful Baya by Mindy Wilkes in Sweet Georgia Tough Love Sock and Cashsilk Lace.

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Also off the needles for Liz (another of her holiday trip finished projects) is the bright and zingy Ashburn by Melanie Berg.


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Anita fell in love with Armande when she first saw it and thought it was a perfect match for the sunny yellow Ultra Alpaca that she’d been eyeing. It’s finally come together as a lovely slouchy cardi, just perfect for these final days of winter.

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Valley Fiesta

This weekend is the Valley Fiesta, so don’t forget to check out possible road closures if you’re heading in to see us!

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