My Mum Jean has been reminiscing about learning to knit and crochet. My interest in yarns and things knitted and crocheted goes back longer than I can remember. I was born during WW2 when most things were scarce, including toys and books. My mother had a hard-back book with pictures of people wearing all kinds …
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Now that Yarn Shop Day is over our thoughts are turning to our next woolly adventure (actually I should be diligently counting stock for our year end but hey ho). In August we will be at the British Wool Show in York. We’ve been to this show before when it was called the British Wool …
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Well Yarn Shop Day has been and gone. We’d planned to both be here for the day but Mum was ill so people had to put up with me all by myself. We had a quiet morning, just a few customers, most of whom were surprised to learn it was Yarn Shop Day. It was …
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Kasha

April 28th, 2015 | Posted by Judith Schur in knitting | Tadcaster - (0 Comments)

Yarn Shop Day will be here at the weekend. There’s plenty going on here so do call and see us if you can.             This week I will be getting ready for the workshop I’ll be running in the afternoon by preparing some instructions for people to experiment with putting …
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On Friday evening we held the first in our series of 3 Sew It’s Friday sessions in which we will be doing some summery stitching. The idea is to make a co-ordinated set of items, similar to those shown in this picture, beginning with the book cover. We were a small group this time but we had …
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We are really looking forward to our next Beginners Crochet class in May with Helen Jordan. Helen visits Needlecase regularly to deliver fun and lively classes, usually with beginners but occasionally we offer ‘next steps’ sessions for those who would like to learn more. I recently met up with Helen at the P-lush show and asked …
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It’s not long now until the second ever Yarn Shop Day organised by Let’s Knit magazine. I really like the concept because it highlights that need to support us little shops who are here to help you and show you how to do the things you’re not sure about. Buying yarn online is very useful …
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Today I’ve been finishing off something I started back in September! After our annual visit to Cawood Craft Festival I realised that my original version of one of my knitting kits could do with a bit of updating. I designed this cushion some time ago now and we talked about it on the blog back …
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Last week I was lucky enough to be in Scotland with my family. I have to admit that when it was planned that we should spend Easter in Scotland to celebrate my in-laws Golden Wedding Anniversary I was a little apprehensive, fearing that we would get snowed in at the very least! As it turned …
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When we were shown this book I thought it was just great and that we had to have it in the shop. I wish I could knit loads of things from it and make a window display because I think it would look fantastic but I fear that there may not be enough days in …
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