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So about three years ago

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So about three years ago

following our move into the city centre we decided to start stocking fabrics. I saw a few reps then in walked Andrew Heaton from the fabulous family firm Lewis and Irene and that was it we have been stocking Lewis and Irene fabrics ever since. I just love the fabric and I love the story behind each fabric collection. The fabric is all 100% cotton and each collection contains 15 different fabrics which all work with each other. If that's not enough for you they do blenders as well called Bumbleberries.  I've recently completed a fusion quilt using Lewis and Irene...

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Ready to learn a new skill how about tapestry crochet?

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Ready to learn a new skill how about tapestry crochet?

Are you fan of crochet and are ready to learn a new skill. How about giving tapestry crochet ago. I've recently finished this tablet case and it's a lot simpler than it looks. If nothing else you will learn how to change colour, read a chart and crochet your ends in as you go. Why not join us on Saturday 8th July, all yarn and the pattern is provided you just need to bring your hooks. Book yourself a place here

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So I decided to challenge myself this year

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So I decided to challenge myself this year

and have ago at knitting a top down sweater and I've finally finished it. I loved every minute of the knitting pretty much apart from when the cable on my circular needle snapped and I had to rescue nearly 600 stitches.The pattern I used was Crazy Stripes Tee by Atelier Alfa a ravelry pattern and the yarn was 3 colours of West Yorkshire Spinners Signature Sock yarn.Both the yarn and pattern are available to buy in the shop and I loved it that much I'm already planning another one. If your thinking of it giving it ago I would recommend...

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Yarndale Express Coach Trip

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Yarndale Express Coach Trip

It's that time of year again, I've only gone a booked a 49 seater coach so it must mean its nearly time for our annual trip to Yarndale. For those of you that haven't been before Yarndale is the most amazing yarn festival held at Skipton. If you are a yarn lover it is well worth a visit. Tickets are now on sale on our website and at the shop for our coach trip on Sunday 24th September. So how about joining us, go on you know you want to, just book a ticket and leave the travel to us....

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I'm more than just a little bit excited

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I'm more than just a little bit excited

I'm more than just a little bit excited to announce that Joy from The Knitting Goddess will be in store on Saturday 12th August hosting a dye your own yarn workshop. Now space is very limited to say the least, which does mean if you are lucky enough to get a place you will have plenty of attention from Joy. You can find all the details over on our website so to book a place just click book now  I wouldn't leave it to long though we have 5 places left for the morning session and just one for the...

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