Christchurch yarn-crafter extraordinaire Pip Currie rediscovered the joy of knitting while at university, and is now completely obsessed with all things knitting, crochet and fibre related. She loves the joy of making and creating with her own two hands, the wonder of natural fibres, and the amazing feeling of wearing something handmade. Wanting to be able to share this passion with others led to Littlest Pip Knits.
We’re loving the description of this gorgeous yarn from Elmtree: “A crazy bat was carded with soft NZ Merino and Polworth wool, and handfuls of recycled thread offcuts from my local weavers’ looms. Together with the occasional slivers of fabrics and some green and purple sparkly glitz, the whole bat spun up into a party on my trusty wheel….”
Sarah Jane Wilson is a textiles designer-maker creating unique hand-woven products under her label Fearlessweaver. Her unique designs are woven on a traditional countermarch floor loom in her studio in Wellington.
This silky, smooth, and strong Merino sock yarn from Truby Wool is strengthened with 15% nylon and naturally dyed with madder root, an ancient vegetable dye which gives a lovely range of rich red and ochre colours
Tedge of Whimsy Wood & Wool has a passion for creating with natural materials. When she’s not working with pieces of wood, wielding a paintbrush or spinning up glorious fibres, you’ll find her in the garden where she and her husband, Arnold, enjoy growing fruit, … Read more »
We’ve had some great yarns popping up on Felt recently, and we’re really loving these gorgeous gradient yarns from Hollyberry Designs…
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…