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Winter Warmers
Subject: Winter Warmers
Send date: 2011-11-14 21:11:55
Issue #: 14
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Winter Warmers

 

November days are here, darkness is upon us for the next few months and all there is left to do is knit! The knitshop.co.uk team are keeping you warm and knitting with various winter activities and projects do make sure you stock-up before the snow arrives.

Lacet Competition!

Send in images or your own lacet wrist warmer!

The lacet wrist warmer competition has been so popular, we have been inundated with entries, that we have extended the end date for further entries.The knitshop.co.uk are offering the lacet wrist warmer pattern online and are encouraging you to knit a pair using as much of your own creativity. Take a picture of your creation and send it in to us.

The new competition deadline is the 15th of November, so get knitting. The winner will be awarded six hanks of 50 gram Merino Wool and Mulberry Silk. These are perfect for your next winter project.

Send in entries to info@knitshop.co.uk or by post to 326 Lee High Road, Lee Green, London, SE13 5PJ.

 

New and available online....

New to the Lee Green Boutique and online are some yarns that will keep your warm knitting.

Merino Wool Tops - 25 micron

We have some 25 micron wool tops available in store . For all felt lovers, these are perfect for felt pictures, felt artefacts and more. Available in fantastic new colours: scarlet red, sunglow, maya blue, ultramarine, french beige, cosmic latte, grass green, tangerine, deep lilac, cotton candy, hollywood cerise, golden honey, bordeaux and royal purple! These guarantee to make projects fun and exciting in the winter months and over the children's holidays.


A Stitch in Time, Volume 2

We're sure you are all aware of Susan Crawford's latest knitting pattern book, A Stitch in Time 2 . It is finally available in store and online and we are convinced this book will see you through winter. Beautiful images and inspiring patterns for winter, spring and summer knits. There is a project for everyone, from jumpers to cardigans, for beginners to technical knitters.

An ideal Christmas gift, A Stitch in Time 2 sits perfectly under the tree and looks wonderful on coffee tables in all households.

 

New Pattern

The corkscrew scarf

This funky scarf pattern has been designed by knitshop's Julieta. A fun and alternative scarf, this pattern is ideal for children of all ages, 0-100+. As you knit, the fabric curls and result is a quirky corkscrew scarf to keep you amused.

The pattern is available online.

A wide colour range is availalbe in the Mohair Silk, the original colour used is apricot . Look at this beautiful silver Mohair Silk for this winter's fashionable trends.

http://knitshop.co.uk/mohair-wool-yarn/1778-dark-grey-mohair-yarn.html


Workshops and Courses

A variety of courses and workshops are available this November, exercise your fingers and needles and get back into the swing of knitting.

Knitting courses

We're offering 3 week and 6 week courses teaching knitters the basics and some useful techniques that will keep knitting projects on the go this winter.

Also available are individual two hour workshops focusing on knitting in the round, increasing and decreasing and also a very valuable course looking at choosing colours for knitting projects.

The knitshop.co.uk team will help you get a feel for colour palettes, how to blend colours and give you a better idea of on trend colours and how to choose colours for your future projects.

Crochet

Here again we are offering 3 and 6 week courses covering the basics of crochet. Julieta and the knitshop.co.uk team are also offering two hour workshops focusing on Amigurumi crochet, finishing techniques and the must-do 'crochet a snowflake' workshop.

In this particular workshop, the basics will be taught as well as various techniques to crochet beautiful snowflakes to adorn your windows, trees and more this Christmas!

Felting

Knitshop.co.uk have received a huge demand from fans and felters to offer a felting workshop to create 'fairy lights'. Therefore...by popular demand, knitshop.co.uk are offering Fairy Light Felting. Make your very own felted fairy lights to decorate your tree this Christmas.

An extended workshop, this three and a half hour session will teach the basics of felting and will then progress to teaching candidates how to create felted artefacts that will surround the fairy lights.

Like with all workshops and courses, all materials are provided to complete one project. Refreshments will also be provided as well as smiles and all round fun.

All courses can be booked in advance online, by phone or in-store. Remember to book early as our courses and workshops are popular and we only admit 8 students per session.

Courses and workshops start at just £12 and make ideal gifts for someone you love this Christmas!
visit - http://www.knitshop.co.uk/156-workshops -  to book and secure your space!

 

 

 

 

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