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The latest Rowan Knit along is nearly here! 

Knit a few squares per week following the free patterns released by Rowan over the next 14 weeks and you will end up with a glorious throw of approx 188cm x 200cm designed by Kaffe Fassett and created by you. 

Simply download the free pattern every week from www.Knitrowan.com or from us for a new block and either choose Kaffes colourway or choose your own.

You can buy the yarn altogether and get 15% or buy the yarn in weekly instalments here at Outback Yarns! Remember you also need knitting needles and a sewing up needle.... 

New Gossypium Cotton yarn by Erika Knight

If you have been stomping around the the yarn section for at least as long as me you probably have noticed Erika Knights contribution to knitting design. Now gone independent this lady has brought out her own brand of yarns which like herself is simple quality but complex in colour and fibre.Cotton is classically a [...]

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Granny square Workshop 30th April 2016

If I had  pound for every person who told me that they can only crochet granny squares I would be alot richer than I currently am. What can't you do with a granny square?Blankets, shawls, cushion covers, bags, throws, clothes, hats... whatever you want, whatever you need in soft furnishings can be made this way....So [...]

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Our gorgeous fabrics!

Hello everyone.I thought it was about time we introduced our fabrics. I had my interest in patchwork fired up when I was 11 years old by my home economics teacher who already saw me as a lost cause gave me the rag bag and suggested I gave it a go. At that time patchwork was [...]

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Tatty Teddy

DMC have teamed up with Tatty Teddy with a few lovely goodies for everyone..... We have mini cross stitch as well as 3 crochet patterns available individually as well as kits to make up for your wee one using DMC Natura Cotton, a 4ply ultra soft cotton made from organic sources. The shades needed are [...]

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Well we all love a Clanger and the Radio Times has published a pattern to make your very own! Made from a ball of Rowan Pure Wool Dk Just add felt and stuffing of course!http://www.radiotimes.com/news/2015-06-09/knit-your-own-tiny-clanger

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​Rediscovering Favourites from Sirdar - Spring/Summer Inspiration

These past few weeks has seen a mass overhaul of our Sirdar products on the new site. We have spent time carefully considering what products to keep and creating new 'Option Sets' to make it easier for our customers to purchase some of the amazing products we have available. In the process we have rediscovered [...]

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Goodbye Old Site, Hello New! Outback Yarns Upgraded!

Dear Past, Present (and hopefully future!) CustomersWelcome to 2015! We all hope you have had a safe and happy holiday (and made lots of New Year’s Resolutions to do with crafts and knitting!).With a new year, we are happy to announce our transfer from the old website to our brand new, modern and up-to-date site. [...]

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Your first blog post!

New Store!!!!!We have worked long and hard to create a brand new store for our beautiful selection of yarns and accessories!We hope you like it and enjoy browsing amongst the delectable offerings we have in store. Please feel free to drop in to our real shop too as we love seeing people and find out [...]

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