Posts Tagged ‘knitting’

Ward off winter

Thursday, July 27th, 2017

We all need a bit of snuggly warmth right now, and this chunky knit blanket from Chain Gang, made from beautiful natural NZ merino wool, will make a great throw for your couch or favourite chair – or it can even be used as a cot blanket.

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A good yarn

Monday, July 17th, 2017

We’ve had some great yarns popping up on Felt recently, and we’re really loving these gorgeous gradient yarns from Hollyberry Designs. What a delight to knit!

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Knitting classes for Christchurch creatives

Sunday, July 2nd, 2017

Attention Christchurch knitting fans and aspiring knitters! Keep Saturday 22 and Saturday 29 of July clear for some awesome classes in beginners’ knitting and arm knitting!

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Class 1: Beginners’ knitting

Saturday July 22 11am – 1pm
Saturday July 29 9am – 11am

Ever wanted to learn how to knit? Now is the time to do it! Learn how to cast on, knit, cast off and sew up an adorable bunny. All materials supplied. More information »

Class 2: Arm knitting

Saturday July 22 9am – 11am
Saturday July 29 11am – 1pm

Ever wanted to learn to knit, but not sure if you have the time? This is the craft for you. Make warm, functional and standout scarves and throws in record time using your arms instead of needles. Learn how to cast on, knit, cast off and sew up an infinity scarf. All materials supplied. More information »

 

Book your knitting class now »

 

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Aran comfort

Thursday, June 29th, 2017

Why shouldn’t your cushions be snuggly and warm too this winter? These gorgeous Aran cushions, knitted in 100% local New Zealand wool, are available from Coulter & Coulter in olive green, undyed grey or natural cream and fasten with vintage buttons.

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Order yours from Coulter & Coulter today »

 

Simply practical pots from Karoro

Sunday, June 25th, 2017

Knitters, keep your yarn (and your sanity) safe with these beautiful pottery yarn bowls from West Coast potter Karoro. There’s a lovely range of styles to choose from: single or double directional “hook” cut-outs, with or without lids, and a variety of pleasing glazes.

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Choose your Karoro yarn bowl today »

 

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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Beanie looking for a warm hat?

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Brrrr! Winter’s definitely arrived. Luckily, talented yarnster Cornflake Purl is here to save the day with a great range of stylish and snuggly beanies to keep your noggin warm. Get yours today!

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Brrrr! Got your winter warmers sorted?

Tuesday, April 18th, 2017

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Purchase gloves and arm warmers here »

 

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

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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! »

 

Creativity for a rainy day

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

We’re all for hunkering down inside on rainy days like these! What you need now are some crafty projects to settle in with. Felt has a great range of materials, tools, patterns and kits to get you started – here’s a few to tempt you!

Gorgeous watercolour paints from Celia Wilson, made from locally-sourced pigments.

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Fabulous customisable stretched artist’s canvases, boards & blocks from Stretched.

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Lovely yarns from a variety of very interesting creatures, hand dyed by Crock.

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Cosy winter knitting patterns from Honeycakes too!

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Or maybe cross stitch is more your thing? Teribear has you sorted.

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And how about some fabulous cookie cutters from Making It for rainy day baking? Mmmm, cookies…

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Feeling inspired? Check out the whole creative range in our Leisure and Activities pages today!