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5 Knitting Kits Perfect for Gifting and Making This Christmas

We are so excited! We just sent out the newsletter with a special code for 15% off our knitting kits because we know that this time of year how popular these can be for gifting and making. To help you decide which kits might work best for you, we thought a little summary of a few favourites might help. 

Still can’t decide? Don’t worry, there’s free shipping for orders over £50 making things a little gentler on the purse this time of year. Here’s a rundown of 5 knitting kits we’d recommend for every knitter to make this Christmas. 

Adie

The perfect project that will keep your ears warm this winter – the pompom hat! Adie matches the Charlie scarf and makes a great unisex set for handmade gifts. This hat is quick and fun to knit, uses short row shaping and is worked sideways in segments so it is different and exciting to make! Wear it rolled up with the pompom in a point at the top or with the pompom dangling loosely; it’s cute either way!


Inca


This is a perfect kit for the improved beginner starting to experiment with variations on the knit and purl theme. The diamond shape makes a decorative and textured pattern and definitely looks more impressive than it is difficult! Headbands are ever useful, keeping ears warm without flattening the hair!

Florence Cowl
Florence is a beautifully shaped, roll-necked cowl combining a leaf motif with eyelet rib. This detailing creates a statement whilst keeping your neck, throat and upper chest really cosy and warm. A stylish autumn accessory which is easy to wear over shirts or jumpers and then a winter layer worn under jackets and coats. Florence is the sort of garment that makes you feel snug and cosy, reminiscent of open fires and hot chocolate!


Holly
Holly is a wonderfully warm and stylish hat, with lace detail stitching and enough fabric to tease into a beret shape (like on the image) or a casual, baggy beanie. Effortlessly elegant, Holly will be a delightful accessory for any age.


Darcy
Chunky knits have been a favourite on the catwalks this season and Darcy is a great way to experiment with thicker yarn, big needles and a textured pattern. Imagine knitting with 3 strands of 4-ply or 2 strands of an Aran weight yarn, this is the thickness of our fabulous new Chunky yarn which has been made with a crepe twist, adding an extra texture to the final garment. Darcy can be worn around the neck or over the head becoming a definite ‘must-have’ for those who live in colder climates with the lazy winds that go straight through you!

So which would you choose for your favourite knitters? Which would you keep for yourself?



Don’t forget, orders over £50 receive free shipping. If you missed out on our newsletter code, don’t fret! Sign up for exclusive offers (and the latest news from ‘The Girls’) and keep an eye on Facebook because we’ll be sharing some pattern codes very soon…!

~ Kari-Helene and Tracy x

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