Wednesday, January 21, 2015


The Sirdar booth at TNNA was great. Lots and lots of models.
I love their baby mannequins!

The new yarns for spring arrived yesterday and are out on the shelf.
Beachcomber is a new yarn.
100% cotton
DK weight
140m on a 50 gram ball
Lots of patterns
$6.95 a ball
Beachcomber DK is a beautiful 100% cotton yarn, it has an incredible softness and slub texture. This lovely yarn comes in a range of colours that evoke everything for a perfect summer’s day, there are breath-taking space-dyed colours and bold, saturated shades. The Beachcomber DK design collection has designs for women and girls that will create a casual, carefree summer style, there are 8 leaflets and the ‘One Day in Summer’ book 484. Designs include summer tops which use a variety of stitches and knitting techniques to create beautiful patterns and detailing. Then for when that sea air turns slightly more brisk, there are pretty cardigan designs. As you knit with Beachcomber DK let yourself drift away to a secluded beach, where you can smell the fresh sea air.

A new baby yarn called Bubbly.
100% nylon
120m in a 50gram ball
$6.95 a ball
We are thrilled to be re launching Snuggly Bubbly, a much loved baby pom pom yarn! This gorgeous yarn is being re launched with all of Snuggly’s famous softness and in 8 of the loveliest powdery baby shades, including pinks, blues, lilac, lemon, cream and white. We have also designed an adorable new collection of baby knits, with blankets, a sleep sack, cardies with matching Snuggly DK trims and the tiniest of bootees for the smallest of babies. Snuggly Bubbly literally bubbles off your needles, meaning you can have all of these gorgeous garments in no time!
There is a new book for Cotton DK.
Sirdar Cotton DK is our stunning mercerised double knit cotton, it has a subtle sheen and creates the most incredible stitch definition. We have added 4 fresh new colours to the range, Dusted Lilac, Cool Aqua, Grey Dawn and Cobalt Blue. These modern shades are perfect summer knits and we have 4 new leaflets with crochet designs for women and girls, there are long sleeve cover ups and pretty tops embellished with crochet flowers – perfect for the poolside. 

Snuggly Baby Crofter DK is the original and best Fair Isle colour effect yarn for babies and children, and we have four new Baby Crofter shades to add to the already incredible range. These new shades are pretty, fashionable shades for girls, we have Molly, a trendy teal and yellow mix, Gracie, which has soft blues and heathers, Annabelle, a fruity pumpkin and pink and Brooke, a zingy purple and lime green! We also have an adorable new design collection for babies and girls from birth to 7 years, the designs include a cute bolero, a tie-front ballerina cardie, classic cardie designs, plus blankets and tiny bootees. These new designs show off the gorgeous Fair Isle effect Snuggly Baby Crofter is famous for beautifully and are available as leaflets and in the new ’Crofter Girls’ book.
Yesterday I showed the front of Fiona Ellis' new cardigan. On Twitter last night, people were asking about the back. Fiona tweeted this picture. Isn't it awesome?

1 comment:

Lois Evensen said...

They are all awesome! I love all the very different designs for babies and adults. Wow. What wonderful ideas all in one post.