It's Coming on Christmas...

Christmas is coming! And there are some very organised knitters out there. 

Loads of people have been coming in to Woolarium to pick up supplies for their Christmas gift projects.

So it got me thinking..........


A String Bag

From Knitty - Amy Singer's Everlasting Bagstopper


Rowan Creative Linen - 50% Linen and 50% Cotton 

With so many great colours to choose from it's hard to pick! Here are just a few.


Or perhaps Echo Recycled Cotton


Fingerless Mittens

This Hexagon Mittens pattern looks great.



Knit in 4ply, there are so many choices -

Ella Rae Lace Merino, Misty Alpaca Sock, Shibui Sock.


Christmas Stockings

Millamia have the perfect free pattern,


Woolarium's library of books and patterns is slowly growing.

Here are a few gems that arrived this week.


200 Crochet Blocks - by Jan Eaton. The must have book of crochet squares to mix and match.


How Tea Cosies Changed the World - by Loani Prior 


100 Flowers to knit and crochet -by Lesley Stanfiled. A collection of beautiful blooms.


More Last Minute Knitted Gifts - by Joelle Hoverson


Sit and Knit

The sit and knit session have been loads of fun. Each Sunday from 2-4, bring your knitting, relax and share with other knitters or crocheters. It's so inspiring to see other peoples projects, new knitters gaining confidence to try new things and the pleasure it brings them. Here's a beautiful crochet top in progress from one of our Sit and Knitters, using Rowan Sienna 4ply



What's on my Needles

I have seen a lot of people knit the Blythe Rug from the Noro book Family. It uses Noro Silk Garden and a simple but effect slip stitch. I decided to play around with the idea. So using Silk Garden and Rowan Pure Wool Aran and the same slip stitch I made a cushion cover. It was fun, quick and very satisfying to knit.

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