Monthly Archive October 2012

Debbie Bliss Blue Faced Leicester Aran £5.00 a ball

New to Woolly Madly Deeply is Debbie Bliss’s gorgeous yarn Blue Faced Leicester Aran, available in a range of pretty shades this is a super soft yarn, machine washable making it easy care and easy wear!    It’s usual price is £5.95 a ball, our price £5.00 per 50g ball.

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New Patterns and Kits for Christmas

A few ideas for Christmas?  It’s only weeks away, yes I’m sorry, I shouldn’t mention the C word, but I did.  So here goes a few suggestions:

Sock yarn slouchy beanies, these are a breeze to knit and the pattern will be free with the yarn purchase, otherwise pattern available separately for £3.00.  Here’s mine ‘in progress’  as the pattern is just finished the testing phase.      I’ve made mine in the less slouchy version, ladies size using the Peach/Pink shade (10).  Denise, our sample knitter is making the mens extra slouchy in the Brown (12) shades of Austermann Step, photos to follow.

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 Kid Silk and Palila Scarf, Shawl or Wrap kit, contains yarn to make either a scarf, narrow V shawl.  Add an extra ball of kid silk if you want to make a wider V Shawl or the Wrap.     Usual kit price is £15, on offer at £12.    A quick and easy knit using one strand of each yarn, knitted on large needles and looks lovely.

Bias V Shawl

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Sock hats and Mitts, buy a ball of Austermann Step sock yarn and we’ll email you a basic hat and fingerless mitts pattern.   Nice selection of colours from brights, pastels. neutrals and classic shades.    Just put a comment on your order of ‘please send free adult hat/mitts pattern’

Textured Hat and Mittens set, a quick knit, over a few evenings.  Uses Austermann Merino Silk, a super soft yarn in a range of classic shades.   Hat and Mitts take 2 and 1.5 balls of yarn respectively.   I’m also working on a cowl pattern to match which will be available later in the week.    Pattern is £4 for hat/mitts and cowl in a variety of sizes from child to adult.      If you buy the yarn for the set, you’ll get the pattern emailed to you free.

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