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A blog about New Zealand yarns, knitting and life


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Are you WALing too?

Have you noticed the new image on my sidebar?

Yes, it’s November!  And that means it’s Wovember!

This year, Wovember organisers have come up with a new way that knitters can participate in promoting pure wool: the WAL.

It’s simple:  in short, simply knit a project in 100% wool during Wovember, notify the organisers on 15 November and send them a pic of your finished project on 30 November! (have a look at the link I’ve given above for full details)

Pure wool is so versatile…

More Lillia Hyrna

 

Tidal

 

Pure wool

As you can guess, I already have mine – the Shepherd Hoodie strikes me as an extremely Wovemberish project.  Plus, we’re allowed to include a project that we have already started!

So what are you waiting for?  I bet you have a 100% wool WIP project tucked into your basket somewhere… why not finish it during November and send in your photo?

It will be a fantastic tribute to, and showcase of pure wool to see all those amazing projects.

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A one day sale

If you are in Wellington tomorrow, 10 Dec, you might be interested to know that Stansborough are having a one day sale at their premises at 22 Sydney St, Petone. Here’s a link to the map if you need directions.

I went in and dropped some knitted samples off to them today to support the yarn sales.  Such delicious scarves, shawls, blankets and other gorgeous 100% woollen goodness on display… all woven on turn-of-the-century looms.

The products are up to 50% off, so if you are on the look out for a quality Christmas present for a loved one, do go along and have a look and say hi to Cheryl and Barry Eldridge.

I’ve given you a representation of what’s going to be there tomorrow.  But really, the goods have to be seen (and felt) to be appreciated.  These photos are taken from their website.  I wish I could find images of the other beautiful things I saw (should have taken photos!)  There is a huge variety of colour and pattern to choose from.