Sunday, 27 May 2012
Thursday, 24 May 2012
[FOR DETAILS OF THE SHORT STORY COMPETITION - NEW CLOSING DATE IS 5TH JUNE - PLEASE SEE HERE.] There should be pictures and SALE!!! in big letters but being a low-key kind of girl I'll simply tell you we've reduced quite a few of the yarns in the shop with a view to making the move more manageable. Just a few examples... Debbie Bliss Paloma at £4.50 per hank; all the Rialtos we stock now £4.20; Artesano 100% alpaca DK and 4 ply now £4.10. There are lots more too. Prices last till 4pm on 30th May. (I'm really sorry that these particular reductions are in the shop only - most of them are lines that aren't as yet on the website.) We'll be closed 31st May and probably the 1st June as well. For the first few days after we re-open - between 2nd and 5th June, the duration of the Piece Hall Craft Fair - all visitors will have the chance of free entry into a draw for a copy of Debbie Bliss's lovely Knits to Give book.
Monday, 21 May 2012
[SHORT STORY COMPETITION DETAILS HERE. CLOSING DATE NOW 5TH JUNE] We need something to make the window look suitably patriotic for the Jubilee weekend so I'm knitting a few red, white and blue flowers. This is the grand total so far: http://dianne-jones.blogspot.co.uk) offers great instructions for the petals and then is a little less detailed about how to complete the flowers - which is fine by me; I never do as I'm told anyway. In the absence of other ideas I've made i-cord on my wonderful knitting mill gadget and wrapped it into a ring to make a circular centre. Three down, many many more to go...
Wednesday, 16 May 2012
[DETAILS OF SHORT STORY COMPETITION HERE.}
Thursday, 10 May 2012
Tuesday, 8 May 2012
[DETAILS OF SHORT STORY COMP HERE] A couple of bits of news about stock... We now have Kureyon sock yarn in the shop - it'll be added to the website in the next couple of days. And because this was a special, one-off purchase we're selling it at the knock-down price of £9.25 per 100g. The colours, as you'd expect from Noro, are something else so don't miss the opportunity to grab a Noro bargain!
Friday, 4 May 2012
The closing date for entries to the Three Bags Full/Knock On Effect short story competition is now extended to the 5th June 2012. There are a number of reasons for this, but one major one is that over the Jubilee weekend of 2nd to 5th June, there'll be a Craft Market in the Piece Hall courtyard. Any visitors to the market will therefore be able to drop their stories off in person and save themselves a bit of postage. (Be aware that we're also hoping that by the end of May Three Bags Full will be relocated within the Piece Hall to Unit 64, downstairs between Ace Clothing and For Heavens' Cake.) Thanks for all your entries so far. Keep 'em coming!