July 25, 2010

Knitting travels

Filed under: Shop Front — vicki @ 9:38 am

It’s now officially the summer holidays and in the holiday spirit we are running a little contest. In fact, the winner will be randomly chosen so it’s not really a contest.

Pat and I recently went to Florida on a big family holiday and needless to say we took our knitting.

I didn’t actually take knitting to Disneyland, just the bag. I’m not that bad!

Email us a picture of you knitting on holiday and we will enter you into our draw to win some yummy yarn. It will be drawn on 31st August. Email to shop at theknittingparlour.co.uk  with holiday knitting as the subject. We will put the best pics on the blog. Good luck!

July 20, 2010

Wednesday’s offers

Filed under: Shop Front — vicki @ 9:46 pm

Today we have these tempting offers all with 25% off:

Happy knitting!

July 19, 2010

Tuesday’s offers

Filed under: Shop Front — vicki @ 8:46 pm

Today we have fantastic offers, genuine bargains, all with 25% off.

Happy knitting!

July 18, 2010

Monday’s offers

Filed under: Shop Front — vicki @ 7:11 pm

Today is the first day of our Birthday Sale week and we have 25% off these items JUST FOR TODAY:

  • KnitPro dpn’s - all sizes - typical non-sale price £5.50 - £6.50 depending on size. Not available online. Call or email today to order
  • Filz-It fine felting yarn - non-sale price £2.25/50g. Not available online. Call or email today to order
  • Rowan Handknit Cotton - non-sale price £3.75/50g. Not available online. Call or email today to order
  • Sublime Bamboo & Pearls - click the link to view or order
  • Local Jacob’s yarn - non-sale price £6.95/100g/aran weight/grey. Not available online. Call or email today to order

Sorry that everything is not on the website but even if you ring or email we still do the free postage on sales over £10!

Check back tomorrow for the next 5 offers!

July 12, 2010

5th Birthday Sale

Filed under: General — vicki @ 4:52 pm

Yes, believe it or not it is our 5th birthday on 22nd July and we are having a spectacular week of offers from Monday 19th July to celebrate. Every day we have 25% off 5 different products, different things each day, as you can see from our flyer above.

We can’t offer everything that’s on here on the website but if you are a web customer and there is something you would like, please either ring or email on the day. For items that are on the website we will have promotional codes on the home page of the website each day.

Start planning your knitting!

July 3, 2010

On a (jelly) roll

Filed under: Shop Front — vicki @ 3:16 pm

I made this quilt last week out of a jelly roll. I’ve never done that before but it just took one evening to sew all the pieces into a brick pattern and then a couple of hours to put the borders on and another couple to finish it off and do some rudimentary machine quilting. I love it and now I’m desperate to have a go with another one! It took 1 jelly roll and 2 metres of fabric but all our jelly rolls are different sizes and this was the smallest so I guess with say, Amy Butler, you might need more than 2 metres for the back and edges.

I’ve been knitting the Adult Surprise Jacket (Elizabeth Zimmerman) when it hasn’t been too hot. It is all knitted in one piece from the top and I’m knitting it in pure wool so it is pretty warm sat on my lap. A winter project really, but I just was desperate to do it now. I am down to the waist I think, almost at the end of the increasing. I am desperate to knit Kate Davies’ Owls out of a Cocoon sweater I have gone off. I think that is my next project although by the time I have finished the ASJ all the new winter yarns will be arriving and that is bound to ruin my  planned project queue…