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  • The Latest Baby Blanket Patterns

    Now you know I love a blanket and it appears I’m not the only one. Sirdar have launched some great new baby blanket designs for the Spring that make me want to find a baby to knit for! My absolute favourite is the Rabbit & the Bear Blanket (4759). Knitted in the smooch Sirdar Snuggly […] The post The Latest Baby Blanket Patterns appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Emma Wright at Black Sheep Wools

    On Saturday 25th March we have young knitwear (and crochet) designer Emma Wright coming in store, to the Craft Barn for a Designer Showcase day. Emma will be in store from 10am – 3pm, surrounded by lots and lots of her superb designs for you to have a nosey and a natter to the designer […] The post Emma Wright at Black Sheep Wools appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • British Craft Awards 2017

    It’s time to celebrate folks! We are super excited to announce that we came 2nd place in the British Craft Awards 2017 for Knitting Retailer of the Year. It is a fantastic achievement that we are all very pleased about at Black Sheep Wools. Thank you to everyone who took the time to vote for us and […] The post British Craft Awards 2017 appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Kaffe Fassett & Brandon Mably at Black Sheep Wools

    As I write this blog post the legend that is Kaffe Fassett is sitting in Stephen’s office, listening to Radio 4, working on a needlepoint. How utterly amazing is that! I remember hearing his name lots when I was a young Saturday girl in our shop in Sale, Manchester. As my own knitting & sewing […] The post Kaffe Fassett & Brandon Mably at Black Sheep Wools appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog fr...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Counting down to Kaffe Fassett

    Preparations are well underway in the Craft Barn for the arrival of Kaffe Fassett & Brandon Mably tomorrow. New fabrics have been added to our already extensive selection, fabulous knitted garments from Kaffe’s latest collection with Rowan are out on display – a general theme of vibrant colour is filling the Craft Barn. There are a […] The post Counting down to Kaffe Fassett appeared first on Knit...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Knitting Needle Conversion Chart

    When learning to knit one of the first hurdles is understanding knitting needles. There are so many different sizes to choose from for various thickness of yarn, it is important to clarify this before you even begin choosing yarn. Knitting needles can come in many different guises from many lengths of straight pins to double […] The post Knitting Needle Conversion Chart appeared first on Knit and ...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Valentine Craft Ideas

    This Valentine’s Day why not break with tradition and give yourself a gift of love. We are thinking a crafty gift, whether you knit, crochet or cross stitch why not put aside your current project for a day or two and make yourself a Valentine themed treat. Some of the mini projects make great stash […] The post Valentine Craft Ideas appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

  • Craft exhibitions for your diary

    Show season has already begun here at Black Sheep Wools. In fact our van of goodies trundled off to Event City, Manchester last week for the ICHF Stitching, Sewing & Hobbycrafts show. This is our most local show to the Craft Barn in Warrington, so it is always nice to see familiar faces and many new […] The post Craft exhibitions for your diary appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black She...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Time to share customer projects

    With Christmas just over a week away I wanted to start the celebrations early, celebrating all of the wonderful work from our customers. This blog post has been gathering new projects for a couple of months now, so please bear with me as I talk you through each crafty make. I have a vast selection […]The post Time to share customer projects appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep W...

  • Ode to Autumn – Spice of Life Blanket

    To celebrate the one year anniversary of Sandra Paul’s (aka Cherry Heart) gorgeous Spice of Life crochet along Sara has been crocheting a blanket in a new colour way – Ode to Autumn. Sara has opted for a selection of shades that are not her usual go to colours. Ode to Autumn is made up of […]The post Ode to Autumn – Spice of Life Blanket appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wool...

  • Christmas Knitmas Evening at the Craft Barn

    On Wednesday 30th November we are holding a Christmas Knitmas evening at the Craft Barn in Culcheth, Warrington from 6- 8pm. The event is completely free to attend. A great opportunity to do a spot of late night shopping at the Craft Barn. Pick up a gift for a fellow crafter or why not drop […]The post Christmas Knitmas Evening at the Craft Barn appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sh...

  • Designer Q & A’s – Emma Wright

    Discovering new knitting patterns to add to your wish list is always such a delight. Even if it takes a little longer than anticipated for them to come to fruition, it is a comfort to know that your list is always there. Over the summer we added a new yarn brand to our collection – […]The post Designer Q & A’s – Emma Wright appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

  • Baa ram ewe at the Craft Barn

    A new year, and there is so much going on already. Now is the time for lots of dates to be added to your shiny new diary, making lots of crafty plans for the year ahead. We are doing our best to keep your diary filled at the moment, with all sorts of exciting events […]The post Baa ram ewe at the Craft Barn appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

  • Tips for following crochet charts

    A while back now, way back when days were warmer and the sun was shining (well, it was warmer than 0 to minus temperatures) in summer 2016, we held a crafternoon in the Craft Barn all about reading crochet charts. Our in house crochet expert Stacey ran the crafternoon sharing her knowledge and experience. It […]The post Tips for following crochet charts appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from ...

  • Kaffe Fassett at the Craft Barn

    I have very exciting news to share……world renowned textile designer Kaffe Fassett will be coming to the Craft Barn this March, to teach a workshop and host an evening lecture. Kaffe Fassett is a name that you will first and foremost associate with colour, an abundance of incredible colour. From the early days of his […]The post Kaffe Fassett at the Craft Barn appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog...

  • Knitted Elf on the Shelf

    This Christmas we have had a little visitor in store. He has been springing up here and there around the Craft Barn sometimes wreaking havoc in the tea shop. This cheeky monkey is our Elf on the Shelf. He arrived at the beginning of December when Lucy and Barbara finished knitting him from the Hayfield […]The post Knitted Elf on the Shelf appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Woo...

  • Pompom wreath how to

    There is something so addictive about the Clover pompom makers. Once you make one, you just want one more and then another and another. When you have made lots, why not make a funky pompom wreath. We have been experimenting with a soft pastel and silver colour palette for these pompoms. It is really simple […]The post Pompom wreath how to appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Woo...

  • Pompom Snowman How to

    It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! This jolly chap is a fun make to use up some of your stash (or a reason to buy more yarn!). Gather together oddments of white yarn, Clover pompom makers and a few scraps of felt. Watch the pompom snowman how to on our YouTube channel now. […]The post Pompom Snowman How to appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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  • Baa Ram Ewe Titus Mini Knits

    Sara takes a look at all of the wonderful projects from Baa Ram Ewe Titus Mini Knits. Knitted accesories to keep you warm in winter. Find the book here http://www.blacksheepwools.com/titus-mini-knits-from-baa-ram-ewe.html

  • Pompom Snowman How to

    Make a jolly snowman with Clover pompom makers and lots of your favourite textured yarns. Yarns shown in video - Sirdar Snowflake Chunky, King Cole Tinsel and Stylecraft Special Chunky.

  • Sara's Ode to Autumn Spice of Life blanket

    Sara has created a new colourway for Cherry Heart's beautiful Spice of Life CAL blanket. Can you believe it is a year since it launched! https://www.blacksheepwools.com/spice-of-life-cal Buy the Ode to Autumn colour pack here http://www.blacksheepwools.com/knitting-yarn/spice-of-life-cal-colour-pack-ode-to-autumn.html

  • Turkish Delight Bolster Crochet Along with Heike Gittens

    Take a peak at our latest CAL project, first pattern will be released on 15th November 2016. Patterns will be available to download from http://www.blacksheepwools.com/turkish-delight-cal The CAL has been designed by Heike from Made with Loops blog made in Vinni's Colour Nikkim http://www.blacksheepwools.com/vinni-s-colours-nikkim.html

  • Sara chats with Heike from Made with Loops

    Sara is talking with Heike from Made with Loops blog about her life as a blogger, all things knitting and crochet. Take a peek at her favourite projects too! Take a look at Heike's blog - Made with Loops here http://madewithloops.co.uk/

  • Pompom wreath how to by Black Sheep Wools

    Gather yur yarn oddments and make a fun pompom wreath on an embroidery hoop. This is a quick and easy project, not just for Christmas! Make a wreath for different seasons of the year. Choose an embroidery hoop here http://www.blacksheepwools.com/catalogsearch/result/?dir=desc&order=relevance&q=embroidery+hoop

  • Sara looks at Juniper Moon Farm patterns

    Sara shares her latest project, a knitted cowl in Juniper Moon Farm Herriot http://www.blacksheepwools.com/knitting-yarn/juniper-moon-farm-herriot.html She has followed the 'Easy Peazy Breezy' cowl pattern http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/easy-peazy-breezy-cowl Find all of the Juniper Moon Farm patterns featured in the video here http://www.blacksheepwools.com/knitting-patterns.html?cat=300...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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Generated 6 months ago

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  • Sara’s yarn review – Stylecraft Head over Heels

    Watch my latest video on our YouTube channel all about Stylecraft Head over Heels yarn. A brand new sock yarn from Stylecraft that comes in six variegated shades. I have knitted a beret in shade Eiger. Emily and Amy have also been having a play with the yarn, crochet and tunisan crochet. Here is my hat in […]The post Sara’s yarn review – Stylecraft Head over Heels appeared first on Knit and Stitch...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

Generated 6 months ago

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

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  • Greedy for Colour Book Signing

    This Saturday (17th September) we have crochet blogger and designer Kate Bruning, aka Greedy for Colour visiting the Craft Barn for a book signing. We are so excited for Kate to be visiting us on her travels all the way from New Zealand. She is over in the UK for a couple of weeks stopping […]The post Greedy for Colour Book Signing appeared first on Knit and Stitch Blog from Black Sheep Wools.

  • Tartan Crochet Cloth

    Recently we were treated to a pleasant afternoon chatting with Blogger and designer, Heike from Made with Loops. We spoke about lots of exciting crochet bits and bobs, including workshops for 2017, plus more top secret projects (watch this space) that will have to remain a secret for a little while longer. Heike is brimming with […]The post Tartan Crochet Cloth appeared first on Knit and Stitch Bl...

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 6 months ago

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

Category: Content
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Generated 6 months ago

Black Sheep Wools Ltd

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Type: Blog Article

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Black Sheep Wools Ltd

Category: Content
Type: Youtube Video

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