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We're been seeing so many incredible ways to celebrate Easter over on pinterest lately, we just had to share some of our favourites on today's blog post! Our crafty fans will appreciate these eggs decorated with brightly-coloured thread: Cake balls are even cuter when they're decorated for spring and served in an Easter basket! For a fun twist on Easter eats, try these easy-to-make strawberries dipped in white chocolate which has been dyed orange with food colouring: Create a memorable centerpiece with a bouquet of Marshmallow Peeps: Just try not to eat all of them! One clever blogger created a... Continue reading
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We're keeping track of our favourite trends for spring over on Pinterest! Click here to see what we've been pinning recently. Now is a great time to make your spring cleaning to-do list. Here are a few suggestions to try: Freshen sheers & drapery to remove dust. Spot clean carpets & upholstery. Mop floors to a sparkling, non-sticky shine! Pack away quilts & woolen wear for the season. Wash makeup brushes - be honest, when was the last time you remembered to do this?! If you're looking for more great tips featuring Eucalan, be sure to check out these recent... Continue reading
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Spring is almost here, and we couldn't be more excited! Not only are we ready to bid snow and ice farewell, there are lots of exciting events to look forward to. Eucalan is proud to sponsor these upcoming events: Vogue Knitting Live returns to Seattle, WA this March 14-16! Stop by the Yarn Tasting Lounge in the Marketplace for your free samples of Eucalan! You will also be able to samples several new and popular yarns along with Knitter's Pride needles - plus there is a ball winding station for your marketplace purchases! Click here to purchase to register and... Continue reading
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We've been enjoying rooting for our fellow Canadians during the Winter Olympics in Sochi: The opening ceremony featured many memorable moments: In the crafting community, knitters and crocheters alike were thrilled to see a Finnish snowboard coach knitting at the top of the run (read the full story here!). When the first five Gold medals were handed out, we were excited for Team USA's win in the first-ever Slopestyle event, where Team Canada claimed a bronze: Sisters Justine and Chloe Dufour-Lapointe swept the Gold and Silver medals for Team Canada in the moguls competition: We're looking forward to the pageantry... Continue reading
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Lingerie and Valentine's Day - the two just go together! Here's a collection of our latest inspirations for the most romantic of all days, February 14. Lace Mood Lighting Think Pink! Sweet Treats And of course....don't forget the Eucalan to care for your silk, lace and other sweet nothings! Wrapture by Kristin Omdahl is our most romantic scent, infused with the pure essential oils of night-blooming jasmine. Join us over on Pinterest for more Valentine's Day inspiration! Continue reading
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We've just returned from a fun-filled weekend in New York City attending Vogue Knitting Live! For our non-crafting fans, Vogue Knitting Live (or "VK Live" as most folks call it) is the ultimate event, combining knitting, crocheting, fashion and education, all into one jam-packed weekend. Eucalan is proud to sponsor this event each year, and this month we joined designer Kristin Omdahl in her booth, which was well-stocked with Wrapture, design samples, and kits. Below are some of the highlights of the weekend! Kristin has been a very busy lady (that's her with Stacy Charles of TSC Yarns in the... Continue reading
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In just one week, Vogue Knitting Live will be taking place in New York City! Crafty folks from near and far will be heading to this star-studded event at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square, and we couldn't be more pleased to be a sponsor. Be sure to visit the yarn tasting lounge for your free sample of Eucalan! Knit and crochet designer Kristin Omdahl will have a booth at VK Live (#1004), and it will be stocked with her excellent books, sample designs, kits and - of course - Wrapture! Jennifer Edgar will be joining Kristin in the booth... Continue reading
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Eucalan is thrilled to be the new distributor for Marlies Dekkers lingerie in Canada. This luxury brand of lingerie has a celebrity following, counting Britney Spears, Lady Gaga and Victoria Beckham and many others among their fans. You can sign up for our e-newsletter for more updates on this exciting development! We are proud to sponsor next month's Vogue Knitting Live in New York City at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square! Visit the yarn tasting lounge for your free samples of Eucalan wool wash, or stop by the Styled by Kristin booth (#1004) for demos, free samples, and special... Continue reading
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As the holiday countdown marches on, do you find yourself at a loss for what to buy for everyone on your list? We've got a few more suggestions for you on this week's blog post! 1. New Parents: Our Lavender scent is a great choice for cleaning baby items like plush toys, blankies, and bedding. One clever mommy blogger recently posted step-by-step instructions for using Eucalan to wash your child's playpen - with cold and flu season in full swing, the naturally antiseptic properties of Lavender Eucalan can banish hidden germs. 2. Lingerie Lovers: There's nothing more romantic than our... Continue reading
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Wrapture Fragrant Balm is the newest addition to our growing brand. It is an all-in-one product which can be used as a fragrant perfume as well as to moisturise dry skin. Wrapture Fragrant Balm makes a great stocking stuffer all on its own, or look for the Wrapture Holiday Gift Box (shown below) at your preferred Eucalan retailer! The Wrapture Holiday Gift Box includes 2 single-use pods of our Jasmine scent, Wrapture by Kristin Omdahl, 2 stain treating towelettes and a tin of our new Wrapture Fragrant Balm. The balm is a portable, compact handbag essential that is all natural,... Continue reading
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Eucalan was proud to sponsor last weekend's Vogue Knitting Live event at the Palmer House Hilton in downtown Chicago. Congratulations to the crew at Vogue who made this fantastic event possible. We enjoyed seeing photos of everyone's yarn-tastic shenanigans throughout the weekend - below are just a few of our favourites. We hope everyone enjoys their complimentary Eucalan samples from the Yarn Tasting lounge and Gift Wrap Station! The historic Palmer House Hilton. YMN Editor Erin Slonaker and crew in the Photo Booth. Complimentary Eucalan samples in the Yarn Tasting Lounge. Mochimochiland's Gnomes vs. Snowmen installation. Festive gifts at VK... Continue reading
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Wrapture Fragrant Balm is the newest addition to the Eucalan family of products. It is an all-in-one product which can be used as a fragrant perfume as well as to moisturise dry skin. The balm is a portable, compact handbag essential that is all natural, alchohol-free, and vegan; it contains no preservatives, colour or petroleum, and it comes in a durable tin that won't leak. "I am passionate about using natural products whenever possible for my home, my family and myself," says designer Kristin Omdahl. "Essential oils have been my perfume of choice for years, for the aromatherapy benefits as... Continue reading
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Today is a special day for knitters, crocheters, and other crafty folk: the Craft Yarn Council has declared October 11 to be the day in which we declare our love for yarn (some more!). How will you be celebrating I Love Yarn Day? Here are just a few ideas: Donate a finished project to charity, or start a new one for a charitable cause. Wear your favourite hand-made item with pride. Make your community prettier with a clever yarn bomb. Click here for more ideas from the Craft Yarn Council! Another way you can show your love for yarn is... Continue reading
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We've spotted some great looks for fall on the VienneMilano Blog, from patterned hosiery to couture looks from New York Fashion Week, there are plenty of great ways to spice up your wardrobe with the changing seasons. VienneMilano stockings not only look great, they are comfortable and STAY UP - and guess what they recommend to care for their products? Eucalan, of course! In today's blog post, we've collected some of the best care tips to make your hosiery last longer; with proper care, your investment can last through multiple washings so that you always look your best! Why Eucalan?... Continue reading
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On today's blog post, we've teamed up with Johnny Vasquez and Lacie Lynnae from Yarn Nation to present our best tips for taking care of the handmade sweater you’ve spent the time and energy to create. You’ll want to take care of it so that it will last a long time and stay in good condition; today we’ll be looking at how to care for some of the most common knitting fibres: wool, cashmere and alpaca. Washing Some wools and animal fibers can be machine washed, but to play it safe we usually recommend hand washing. To wash by hand,... Continue reading
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We've returned home from CurveNV bursting with excitement and inspiration! Las Vegas was hot, as one might expect in August, but the view from the hotel was incredible! The Eucalan booth was decorated with corset bunting inspired by our show book ad: Kristin Omdahl was on hand to talk about our new jasmine scent, Wrapture: And our new product was a hit! Can you guess what it is? Photo courtesy of the Lingerie Journal. Continue reading
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Summer may be winding down, but things are heating up for Eucalan! Our trip to New York City was fun-filled and inspirational. We were excited to launch our new product at the CurveNY Lingerie Expo (more on that later - stay tuned!), and our new booth design was a hit! The kind folks at Knitty City hosted a meet & greet while we were in town. Here we are with the vintage kimono scarves presented to us by the shop owner, Pearl Chin. We even had time to film a quick tutorial demonstrating how to tie a scarf: For more... Continue reading
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Join us this Saturday August 3rd from 3 - 4 pm at Knitty City in New York for a meet and greet with designer Kristin Omdahl! Kristin will be signing copies of her new crochet book, The Finer Edge, and there will also be a trunk show featuring items from this book. Eucalan's managing director Jennifer Edgar will be joining Kristin and handing out free samples of Wrapture, plus there will be door prizes to celebrate the grand re-opening of Knitty City! We're looking forward to seeing you there! Continue reading
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We're gearing up for two exciting events next month, CurveNY and CurveNV! Be sure to drop by the Eucalan booth to see our hot new product for fall - you're going to love it! We're also giving away a year's supply of Eucalan on our Facebook fan page - that's FIVE 16.9 oz. bottles in each of our scent selections: Wrapture (jasmine), Eucalyptus,Lavender, Grapefruit and Unscented! Click here to enter our Facebook giveaway! Be sure to spread the word and tell your friends, we'll be randomly selecting one lucky winner to announce on Friday, August 2! Good luck! Continue reading
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It's been a few weeks since our trip to the TNNA Trade Show in Columbus, OH! Wrapture made its official TNNA launch in the Deep South Fibers booth, where designer Kristin Omdahl was on hand to meet and greet with TNNA attendees - including Stephen West, who stopped by to give our jasmine scent a sniff! You can view more of our event photos (including shots from our recent TNNA trip) here on Facebook! Wrapture was included in Marly Bird's Designer Dinner Swag Bags, and we were thrilled to have our newest scent mentioned as a favourite on designer Simona... Continue reading
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Summer is heating up, and our romantic new jasmine scent seems to be everywhere we look! The designer behind Wrapture, Kristin Omdahl, recently appeared on a free CrochetMe webinar, sharing her tips and tricks for crocheting a variety of edgings while taking you on a guided tour of her new book, The Finer Edge. She also talks about some of her favourite supplies (such as Wrapture!) and includes a free crochet pattern for webinar viewers - click here to check it out! We've also spotted Kristin's interview at CurveNY with McPeteSez on YouTube! You can watch the video below to... Continue reading
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Eucalan is proud to sponsor Worldwide Knit in Public Day (WWKIP), an international event which began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other's company. It has now become the largest knitter-run event in the world! Events are taking place around the globe June 8-16. Your local yarn store or knitting guild is a good place to start when looking for an event near you, if you are hosting an event in your town, be sure to share the details on the Knitty Blog and in the WWKIP Ravelry Group! Since the point of this event... Continue reading
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We are proud to be the official sponsors of a unique event in Coral Gables, FL this weekend! The Little Black Panty Tour begins at My Best Friend's Closet this Saturday, June 1. There will be champagne, light bites and a free gift with any purchase of Priscilla Jade Lingerie for all who attend - and of course, you'll get to view the new PJL collection, too! Each location on the tour will be collecting new, packaged underwear and socks for His House Children's Home. Click here for more details on Facebook; you won't want to miss out on this... Continue reading
Is it FINALLY time to put away those winter woolens? Make sure you watch our latest YouTube Laundry Lesson before you store those sweaters for next year! All garments will eventually develop pills due to friction from wear and laundering. You can use a sweater shaver or pumice stone to quickly and easily remove pills before washing your sweaters (and other winter woolens) and packing them away for the season. We recommend using our Lavender or Eucalyptus scented wash to take advantage of the moth-inhibiting properties - you'll be so happy you did so when sweater weather returns in the... Continue reading