Two of our favourite things this winter are the new Fancy Tiger Crafts Heirloom yarn and, of course, pom poms! Our Sophie (resident knitting punster and window-dresser extraordinaire) has designed a super-easy hat pattern incorporating both these wonderful things. Sophie’s Hat is a great Christmas gift for anyone, young and old, male and female, and it knits up super quickly – perfect for last minute gifts. It can be knit either back and forth on straight needles for the absolute hat novice, or in the round on circular needles for those of you ready to give that a go! Either way, it’s …

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The pattern above is supplied free by Misti and is available here. One of our most popular winter yarns has just arrived in new autumn colours! Misti Chunky is 100% Baby Alpaca, super soft and warm. It knits up fast, at 3.5 stitches to the inch, and makes a lovely lightweight but super warm fabric. It comes in solids and beautiful handpaints. The new seasons handpaints are already selling quickly. (The pictures will be loaded on our website later this week – but check out Swan Lake CP29 and Falstaff CP27 below.)

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