A round-up of the best knitting products around this season!
We’ve been keeping our eyes peeled for exciting knitting products and crafty items that we think knitters will love! Read on for our winter selection…
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Fabulous Yarn Boxes!
The Schachenmayr Catania Amigurumi Christmas box contains a mixture of colourful 25 x 20g mini balls of Catania yarn to create a variety of Christmas decorations for your home this festive season! The pattern booklet contains nine designs, including a nutcracker doll, all designed by Frau Apfelkern. The brand also offers fantastic yarn boxes containing 50 x 20g mini-balls of Catona which are available in either pastel shades or brights. Available to buy in-store and via the shops Etsy page StitchNBintime
Stitch ‘n’ B…. n time, 16 High Street, New Romney, TN28 8BY
Become a knitwear designer!
Design your own knitting patterns from the comfort of your home, whether you are a hand or machine knitter with the DesignaKnit9. Enter your measurements and choose from the built-in garment shapes and stitch patterns or enjoy the freedom to draw your own. There are over 200 hand knitting stitch symbols built in, including cable knits and lace, and you can even convert your photographs into stitch patterns, and print the patterns on any home printer as row-by-row instructions or charts.
Give the gift of knitting!
Heathcoat Fabrics Retail Shop in Tiverton, Devon have put together this fabulous giftable box, the Knitters’ Starter Pack with everything needed to get knitting. It includes needles, accessories and two coordinating 100g balls of Patons Fab DK – choose your own colours! Crochet and macrame gift boxes are also available, along with a huge range of fabrics for dressmaking, craft and soft furnishing… the store is well worth a visit!
Heathcoat Retail Shop, Leat Street, Tiverton, EX16 5LL United Kingdom
Create the perfect hat!
Perfect for topping off your winter wardrobe, everything you need to knit yourself a stylish hat is included in The Classic Hat kit from YAK, now with six colours to choose from. The soft blend of alpaca and wool, along with the wide ribbed brim, will keep your ears extra warm in cold weather. Or, if you’re not quite ready for knitting in the round, why not start with YAK’s beginner mitts kit instead?
YAK, 16 Gloucester Road Brighton BN1 4AD