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  • Wednesdays Wrap Up-Love Note, Agnes Sweater Vest & C2C Corner Bookmark

    Wednesdays Wrap Up-Love Note, Agnes Sweater Vest & C2C Corner Bookmark

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    This week we thought we would take a look at some of our favourite quick projects. These projects are perfect for taking on the go or working on at home. If you need more assistance with yarn choices or quantities please contact one of our stores where our helpful and knowledgeable staff will be on hand!
  • Gift Knitting

    Gift Knitting

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    Handmade knitted gifts are some of the most special and treasured items that we can give our loved ones. Each time their recipients use them they will be filled with the love and care that was knit into each precious stitch. While it is exciting to knit a gift, it can also be a little daunting not knowing if the gift will be ‘just...
  • Explore Yarn Craft Gadgets: Pom-Pom Makers and French Knitters

    Explore Yarn Craft Gadgets: Pom-Pom Makers and French Knitters

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    Making pom-poms or knitted cord is the perfect entry into yarn crafts for children and can also provide hours of fun for adults and the whole family. The gadgets you can use to make pom-poms or knitted cord have come a long way and it is now easier than ever to make beautiful unique projects. Here we explore new ideas on what you can make with pom-poms and French knitters and the handy...
  • Vegan yarn and craft options- Happy World Vegan Day

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    We often get asked in store what is vegan yarn and which of our yarns are vegan? Many yarns are either fully or partially made of animal fibers such as wool or alpaca and therefore not vegan. Yarns that are vegan are made from 100% plant or man made fibers such as cotton, bamboo, linen, and acrylic. We have quite a number of vegan...
  • Basic Sock Pattern Using DPN's

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    This sock pattern provides simplified instructions regarding cast-on and a basic boomerang heel and is perfect for your first sock! This pattern uses DPN's to knit in the round, if you prefer to magic loop check out our magic loop sock pattern here. Using larger needles to start with allows for a looser, even, and more comfortable cast-on.To knit either of Regia’s fun coloured...
  • Basic Sock Pattern using Magic Loop

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    This sock pattern provides simplified instructions regarding cast-on and a basic boomerang heel and is perfect for your first sock! This pattern uses magic loop  to knit in the round, if you prefer to use DPN's check out our DPN sock pattern here. Using larger needles to start with allows for a looser, even, and more comfortable cast-on.To knit either of Regia’s fun coloured Pairfect or Designline socks please...
  • What is Sock Yarn?

    What is Sock Yarn?

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    Socks can be knit out of almost any yarn from super fine 2ply lace socks through to 10ply cosy bed socks, I’ve even seen 20ply slipper socks. There is however yarn that is specifically designed for socks. This yarn is generally a blend of wool and a man-made fibre such as polyamide or nylon which assists in the wear of the sock especially in the...
  • Why Would I Knit Socks?

    Why Would I Knit Socks?

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    A pair of hand knitted socks is a real luxury and make great gifts (even if it’s a gift to yourself!). They make a great ‘on the go’ project that we can work on during the commute, in a lunch break or ,covid permitting, while having a catch-up with friends. Socks are also the perfect knitting project to test new techniques such as cables and lace.
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