LeicestersInstaYarnShow

Covid 19 has resulted in the cancellation of so many yarn shows this year but the magic of technology has enabled organisers to put on virtual shows instead. Where you may lose out on the ability to see and squish yarn ‘in the flesh’ there is the advantage of being able to browse lots of […]

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Breathe and Hope

Breathe and Hope is a shawl for our times designed by Casapinka. In order to support local yarn shops, Casapinka is generously offering the pattern free (normally $7.20) to anyone who buys the yarn to make it from a local yarn shop. So, you buy the yarn and the yarn shop (in this case Wool […]

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Sockalicious: Sock Yarn Sale

It’s time to top up your sock yarn stash as there’s 30% off Drops Fabel and Drops Delight for all of March. Hard wearing as only a sock yarn can be, DROPS Fabel is a 4 stranded yarn and is superwash treated, which makes it machine washable and easy to care for. Compared to regular […]

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Pom Pom Quarterly: Issue 32

Spring is just around the corner, waiting to reinvigorate us with longer days and buds bursting forth. The team at Pom Pom Quarterly are welcoming sweet spring breezes with their first theme of the new decade – air. This precious and fragile element unites us all, and the designers have translated this ethereal concept into […]

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Made & Worn In-store Now!

We’re one of a select number of yarn shops to partner with the revolutionary Made & Worn to bring you a brand new, incredibly satisfying knitting experience and we can’t wait to share it with you! Made & Worn is an amazing online tool that benefits knitters of all levels of experience. We promise it […]

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Wool Super Sale

May is a fantastic month to be a knitter, crocheter or even just a yarn-hoarder as for the whole of the month you get a whopping 35% off a wide range of DROPS yarns. The May sale includes lines featuring wool and alpaca so, whether you’re looking for superfine laceweight yarn or super-chunky, you should […]

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British Knitting and Crochet Awards

It’s nomination time again in the British Knitting and Crochet Awards. These annual awards, organised by Let’s Knit and Let’s Get Crafting magazines are recognised as the biggest and most important in the country, as they are chosen by you. How does the process work? The first stage in the process is the call for […]

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Crochet for your Valentine

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and love is in the air. This is the perfect excuse to enter the lovely world of Ricorumi and crochet tokens of love in the shape of cute amigurumi figures and designs to get your heart racing. Ever wondered where the word amigurumi came from? The art of […]

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Summer Days and Nights

When the weather is fine Then you know it’s the time For lounging about with your crochet I love the glorious summer weather we’re having but the feedback I get from many visitors to the shop is that it’s too hot to knit and crochet. I can’t agree as I can think of nothing better […]

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