Had four relaxing days at Whistler, then returned to the whirlwind of City life. Haven’t had a spare minute to sit down and write.
Today’s a big birthday for our friend and occasional staffer, Cathy McKenzie. Happy Birthday Cathy! To celebrate tonight we’ll eat, drink, knit and be merry.
Our special yarn this week is Crystal Palace Iceland at 30% off. It’s 100% super soft wool, with 100 metres to a 100g ball. This yarn felts beautifully and is a quick knit at about 12 stitches to 10cm on 8mm needles.
We’ve been busily placing lots of orders, we’re trying to keep a constant stream of great new yarns, books and products coming our way. We recently received some wild new colours of SWTC Tofutsies. Also more of the popular Trendsetter Dune, the mohair yarn with a subtle metallic shimmer. Make a striking scarf with just one ball.
And we’ve stocked the Addi Turbo crochet hooks for the first time. The buzz we’ve heard is that these are the best hooks available. They have ergonomic handles for added comfort. The tips are perfectly shaped with the famous addi-turbo finish. And the handles are colour-coded according to size. Better give them a test-hook….