Posts Tagged ‘alpaca’

Midwinter Woolfeast is here again!

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Heads up Christchurch yarnsters!

The Midwinter Woolfeast is here again – your opportunity to buy from some of New Zealand’s most talented fibre artists and indie yarn dyers.

Come along to Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre for a day of visual, tactile and culinary treats and immerse yourself in the colour and opulence of the modern world of woolcraft. Learn a new craft skill and stay for some yummy refreshments.

Date: Saturday June 17
Time: 10am-5pm
Place: Te Hāpua: Halswell Centre, 341 Halswell Road, Halswell.
Cost: Free entry
More information: www.woolfeast.com

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Needles needing a yarn?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

If your needles are itching to knit some cosy accessories for your and your loved ones, we’ve got the yarns

crock blog

trubywool blog

spunout blog

littlereds blog

Keeshond dog and alpaca yarn by Crock | Naturally dyed merino/nylon sock yarn by Truby Wool | Textural handspun yarn by Spunout | Hand dyed merino yarn by Little Red’s Yarn

 

Purchase beautiful yarns here »

 

Need a pattern? We’ve got that covered too! »

 

Colour me knitty

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Are you a knitter or a crocheter, or would you like to be? Whether you can knock out a scarf in an evening or (like me) you’re ridiculously proud of your painstakingly-crocheted-over-days wee phone case, there’s no time like the present to get knitty with the yarn…

There’s been a huge upsurge in popularity of yarn crafts in recent years. Knitters, crocheters, spinners, weavers and naalbinders (I’m probably murdering the Danish language there) are everywhere you turn, making socks and cellphone cases, blankets and high fashion, baby clothes and yarn-bombs.

There are many talented makers of yarn-based creations on Felt and we’re wowed by their work, but did you know that there is also a great range of handmade craft supplies – including hand-dyed fibre and yarn – for those of you crafty folk who like to DIY their ply?

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So many beautiful colours! How on earth do you choose? While you’re trying to decide, don’t forget to check out our range of knitting and crochet patterns too!