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Attention all artists, we have been spending the last month working hard to setup a new shop dedicated to selling art supplies.

From paints, pads, pencils, pens to paper we hope to have the new website running within the month so keep an eye out for the new website art-to-go. 

The Lisa Richardson Crochet Along 2017 by Rowan Yarns

I don't blog often. As the owner of bricks and mortar shop I do excessive amounts of chatting daily to customers. As anyone who visits knows! Generally there is daily running theme which we encourage customers whether they are regulars or just passing through to join in. It is all just good fun!Knit along and crochet [...]

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Kaffe Fassett Knit Along - week 2 - Ascending Squares

Kaffe Fassett Knit Along - week 2 - Ascending Squares or Descending Squares, whichever you choose. Make 2Hope you are having fun with the first square! I found a knitters thimble helps to keep the tension even and reduces the problem of the yarns twisting around each other!This week is easier, only two colours required. [...]

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Rowan Yarns Kaffe Fassett Knit along - Week One - Tumbling Squares

Woo hoo!!It is now here! Week one of Kaffe Fassetts Afghan Knit along using the exceptional Rowan Pure Wool Worsted yarn, 100% pure wool comes in 100g balls. While you may prefer to use another yarn the best thing is to swap with another yarn of aran weight or worsted, otherwise a variation in final [...]

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Rowans Kaffe Fassett Knit Along 30th March 2017

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 [...]

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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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Clangers!

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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