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the cornwall yarn shop
Launceston Cornwall UK
Yarn store, local & online latest designs yarn & pattern in 1 easy click
Interests: Knitting,crochet,sewing,textiles,colour,black sheep
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From the fab Hannah Fettig and Alana Dakoe , 4 mini size patterns of the original designs in Coastal Knits. You will love: Little Oak, Mini Water's Edge, Wee Wildflower and Tiny Rocky Coast. First pattern due to be released May 1st.. in store shortly Continue reading
Posted Apr 30, 2012 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Friday 6th April closed Saturday 7th April open Sunday 8th April closed Monday 9th April closed Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2012 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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I have great pleasure to welcome Easy Knits into the shop. If any of you have been to a knitting exhibiton or are active on Ravelry you may have come across the delightful John Dunn- Ballam and his wonderful BRIGHT yarns. Having learnt to knit at age 6, taught by... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2012 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
HAPPY NEW YEAR and welcome 2012.....what knitting resolutions have you made so far? De-stash, add to stash, give away stash, create a stash? How about a KAL ( knit along ) make some new knitty friends. Here are some going on in Ravelry; should you care to take a look:... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2012 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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MERRY CHRISTMAS and a HAPPY NEW YEAR the shop re-opens Jan 6th 2012...... Continue reading
Posted Dec 18, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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NEW IN this gorgeous looking book, can't wait to detail all the patterns Continue reading
Posted Nov 1, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Alice Yu's 1st book " SOCKTOPUS " is now on the shelves, a lovely book with a sock design to suit everyone and easy reading excerpts make this book a winner. Alice knitwear designer of Socktopus, now living in Hong Kong, follow her adventures here: http://www.socktopus.co.uk/blog/ Or join her LOVE... Continue reading
Posted Oct 29, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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The Manx Loaghtan is a breed of sheep (Ovis aries) native to the Isle of Man. It is sometimes spelled as Loaghtyn or Loghtan. It is characterized by a dark brown wool and usually having four or occasionally six horns.[1] The Manx Loaghtan is descended from the primitive sheep once... Continue reading
Posted Oct 22, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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progress so far: This is the back, the yarn, Shelter is lovely to knit with , very rustic, with bits of twig, but it gets more malleable when handled, soft and very cosy in a light way. Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Jared Flood Love...at last I have organised my stash to start a Brooklyn Tweed " Perry " by Michele Wang. A cozy long cardigan perfect for winter layering; cast on for size S. Shelter 100% Americal Wool, grown in Wyoming, spun in New England. Shade " Nest " 140yds/50g ........ Continue reading
Posted Oct 16, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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A lovely customer, Jane, sent this picture of the slippers she made for her daughter. How fabulous...they look really cosy. Thank you for that...... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Contemporary Irish Knits by Carol Feller 20 exciting patterns steeped in rich Irish knitting traditions, with easy to follow construction guidance. Copies now available. Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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EXCELANA 4ply in 8 colours now in stock 75 original and updated designs this book is a must for vinatge lovers, fashion history followers and Knitters everywhere..... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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BIG this season Artesano Superchunky arriving for WOOL WEEK.....7 out of 16 heavenly shades of superfine alpaca and Peruvian highland wool 20 project designs in one booklet Catch yourself a copy and get COSY!! Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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add to your wishlist.....out DEc 31st Matthew Gnagy's Knitting off the Axis - pretty cool... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Set to be another Winner ..by Sally Muir & Joanna Osborne BEST IN SHOW - Knit your own Cat NOW IN STOCK........................................ Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
I loove to knit Shetland shawls, anything lace, to connect me to my Scottish ancestors, anything Highlands I love and wish to pass on to my children, their children and their childrens children. So romantic.
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Fibre Festival Bicton College, Devon Aug 2011 A family day to meet and speak to people only met by email or on the telephone. A lovely place and even better weather...Despite it being " change over day" in the South West of the UK, we managed the traffic and eventually... Continue reading
Posted Aug 31, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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I am thrilled to announce a NEW BOOK on its way ( Oct) to the shop. Coastal Knits is a collaboration between Alana Dakos of http://nevernotknitting.blogspot.com/ and Hannah Fettig of http://knitbot.com/, knits inspired by their respective West & East coastlines. Rocky Coast Cardigan R Waters Edge Cardigan Bayside Pullover Panoramic... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Mystery Shawl KAL is underway..I changed my colourways to these.... 1st Nuggett: take a look at Westknits on Ravelry to see how everyone is getting on. Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Arriving shortly Kim Hargreaves new book .... What a gorgeous collection. Stock in store and on webshop very soon. Continue reading
Posted Aug 4, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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WestKnits Mystery Shawl KAL 2011: Earth & Sky has begun Aug 1st clue 1, follow progress on the forum Westknits. My colour choice here: Madeline Tosh Sock - Ink, Composition Book Grey Old Maiden Aunt - Gothic I may alter the combo when my MT parcel arrives! So excited... Are... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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SOAY in The Shetland Trader by Gudrun Johnston Summer Holiday Knitting Quince & Co Chickadee in Twig On my library list to get copies in to the shop. Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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Thrilled & excited to showcase some new patterns soon to be in store; Alana Dakos is a knitter, designer, photographer, mother, h/w cook and all! still with time to design these delectable patterns. Alana has 50 podcasts to date with "nevernotknitting" podcasts on Itunes. From one family business in California... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop
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A quick look at the inside designs; Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2011 at The Cornwall Yarn Shop