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July ’18 stitch of the month: Linen Stitch

YOU WILL NEED

This stitch pattern creates a dense textured fabric so it is advised to use needles one size larger than the yarn recommends.

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit; p = purl; pw = purlwise; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; sl = slip; st(s) = stitch(es); yb = yarn back; yfd = yarn forward

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WORLD KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY Competition

What is KIP (Knit in Public) day you may ask? Well, it’s a very unique event, in that it’s the largest knitter-run event in the world. World Wide Knit in Public Day was started in 2005 by Danielle Landes. It began as a way for knitters to come together and enjoy each other’s company. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, 9 June 2018. Continue reading WORLD KNIT IN PUBLIC DAY Competition

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June ’18 stitch of the month: Butterfly Lace

YOU WILL NEED

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit

p = purl

pw = purlwise

rep = repeat

RSF = right side facing

SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over

sl = slip

st(s) = stitch(es)

tog = together

yfd = yarn forward

 

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May ’18 stitch of the month: Tunnel Lace

YOU WILL NEED

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS

k = knit; p = purl; rep = repeat; RSF = right side facing; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; yon = yarn over needle; yrn = yarn around needle

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PICK YOUR PRIZE : Elle Yarns Survey

We’d like to get to know you better. Help us give you the best possible products by answering a few questions in the survey linked below.
Complete the form (approx. 2mins) and you’ll automatically be entered to stand a chance to Pick your Prize! We’re giving away an exciting hamper where YOU will have complete say in what you win!

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Elle Easter Competition Winner

The lucky bunny hiding an awesome Elle Yarns hamper was Bunny C!! Well done to everyone who guessed correctly… and a special congratulations to Gertie Kilian who has won herself some brand new yarns! We’ve contacted you via email and can’t wait to send you your goodies!

Have a look to see the magical prize draw below 

 

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March ’18 stitch of the month: Braided Openwork

YOU WILL NEED:

One pair recommended needle size for the yarn you are using

ABBREVIATIONS:

k = knit; m1 = make one stitch by knitting below strand between last and next stitch; p = purl; rep = repeat; SKPO = slip one, knit one, pass slipped stitch over; st(s) = stitch(es); tog = together; WSF = wrong side facing

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