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Monthly Archives: January 2016

We’re going to Unravel!

Written on January 29, 2016 at 12:03 pm, by

Will you be joining us? Come wearing your finished Purl Alpaca Designs knitwear to be featured on our customer gallery! Buy tickets online here.
Tracy & Kari-Helene xxx
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On keeping knitters fed and happy.

Written on January 25, 2016 at 2:29 pm, by

You may know that we do knitting workshops and that we make yarn and knitting patterns, but did you know that Kari-Helene does all the cooking for our workshops? And did you know it is all homemade and from scratch?

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yup, it’s still winter…

Written on January 17, 2016 at 5:44 pm, by

This morning we woke up to snow!

Photo credit Hide Obara

It has definitely reminded us that although in our heads we are swiftly moving towards lighter and warmer days there are still a good few months of jumper wearing weather ahead!
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Customer gallery – focus on the Esme Jumper

Written on January 11, 2016 at 4:34 pm, by

One of our all time favourite designs is the Esme Jumper. A wonderfully flattering jumper based on traditional aran knitwear using flattering features sucha as a square neckline with a princess collar and a fitted waist with a peplum.Esme is … Read More

Errata to Lorelle Jumper v.1

Written on January 8, 2016 at 1:50 pm, by

YOKE [pg.3]Round 2: Place stitch marker,  k1, ssk, k38 [40, 43, 47, 51], k2tog, k1, place 2nd stitch marker, k1, ssk, k56, [68, 75, 85, 91] , k2tog, k1, place 3rd stitch marker, k1, ssk, k38 [40, 43, 47, 51], … Read More

Welcome to our knitting workshop – a space to learn!

Written on January 7, 2016 at 5:23 pm, by

We love inviting all you fabulous knitters to one of our monthly knitting workshops. We have met so many lovely people over the years and many of you have made new friends! The focus of our knitting workshop is on … Read More