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  • Claire's Yarns Mobile

    Lovely new patterns have just arrived from Millamia - two cushions and the second of the pattern books for aduts Colour Coded

    We love to tell you about all our new yarns and patterns but how about if we could bring them to you?

    We would really appreciate it if you could fill in our short survey and tell us what you think.  Just click here

    Thank you so much for your help.

  • New Yarns from Wendy & Robin

    This week we have lots of new yarns to tell you about - 3 from Wendy and 4 from Robin

    Wendy Air is a Mohair lace weight yarn in 12 lovely shades with 5 great patterns to go along with it.

    Wendy Quasar Chunky is an Acrylic and Nylon mix in 10 shades - patterns as well

    Festival Chunky has 8 blended shades and is 100% Acrylic - some lovely designs as well

    From Robin there is Jukebox Mega Chunky and the New FX Range in DK, Aran and Chunky

    All these lovely new yarns will be in stock in the next couple of weeks and are available to pre-order at 20% off rrp.

    Just click on the images to see all the shade and designs available.

    As well as all these great new yarns our Half Term/Half Price offers will be available until the end of next week (7th June)

    Happy Knitting

  • Bank Holiday Offers

    This week we have been adding some more kits in Hoooked Zpagetti, the recycled cotton tape which is perfect for knitting and crochet - great for beginners as it uses large hooks or needles.

    The Revisto bag kit comes in pink and black, the Taormina handbag kit in black, grey or beige includes the yarn, plaited handle and crochet hook.  With the Custom Jewelry kit you can make a necklace, bracelet, talisman and heart - this kit comes in pinks or blue/green.  There is also a Place Mat kit which includes everything you need to make a place mat, coaster and napkin holder and comes in beige and pink

    If you are looking for something for children to do over half term why not try French Knitting or Pom Pom making.  Both are easy to do, we also have 25g balls of Robin yarn in lots of colours at only 79p per ball.

    Woolcraft Desire and Adore will be back in stock very soon and are available to pre order now or have you tried Kidsilk Creation by Rowan?

    Everything in store is always at least 20% less than rrp but there are still a few days left in May for you to get an extra 10% off with discount code MAY13

    Our free pattern this week is for these great slipper socks in Aran yarn - click here to download your pattern.

    Have a great Bank holiday and Happy Knitting

  • Summer Yarns

    Isn't it lovely to see the sun :) we have some great summer yarns for you, all 20% off rrp.

    The Wendy Supreme Cotton Range is 100% mercerised cotton, it comes in 4 ply, Chunky, Double Knit and Sparkle which is a double knit with a soft lurex thread. All are 20% off rrp - click on the pictures to go to the yarn

    Rowan Creative Linen is 50% Linen/50% Cotton, these patterns are from Magazine 53 which has lots of lovely patterns from Spring/Summer

    From Twilleys we have Sincere Organic Cotton DK - 100% soft cotton, perfect for babies as well as adults

    Also from Twilleys is Echo, a double knit yarn made from recycled cotton

    And from Rico there is Creative Cotton Aran, 100% cotton and great value at £1.51 for 50g.  Pattern book 03 has 19 knitting and crochet patterns for children and home accessories.

    Rowan Fine Art has just arrived - this lovely hand painted sock yarn is a blend of Merino Wool, Kid Mohair and Mulberry Silk. Fine Art Collection is the pattern book to go with this yarn, 10 Sock & 4 Accessory patterns as well as "How to Knit Socks Guide"

    We have a free pattern for you this week for this lovely cushion cover in Wendy Supreme Double Knit - click here to download your free pattern

  • Last Week of Spring Sale

    In the final week of our Spring Sale we have lots of Bargains for you. Just click on any of the pictures to go to the yarns

    40% off Bergere de France Yarns and Pattern Books

    Figgi Yarns from Turkey also has 40% off, including the lovely new Sifa Cotton with real Silver

    And finally we have Robin Acrylic yarns at 40% off rrp.  Chunky, 4 ply and Double Knit all in 100g balls as well as DK in 25g balls perfect for craft projects.

    Scarf Yarns are still very popular and all of ours are at least 20% off rrp - here are some of the scarves we have made - click on the pictures to go to the yarns :)

  • Cotton Sparkle & Rico Sale

    This week we have a lovely new yarn from Wendy - Supreme Cotton Sparkle.  100% Cotton with a soft lurex thread - five pretty shades and special price of £2.98 for 100g.  This yarn is standard double knit and can be knitted to any dk pattern

    In our Spring Sale this week we have 40% off all Rico yarn, patterns and kits.  Stock up on scarf yarn, baby yarn, lace weight or super chunky plus crochet kits all at great prices

    Just click on the pictures above to see the bargains :)

    This is a picture of the most recent scarf I knitted using Rendado Trico from Circulo - 1 ball makes 1 scarf and just £9.55 per ball (rrp £11.99) - click here to see all the pretty shades available

    I am just finishing off a lovely pair of wrist warmers using the pattern that was featured in the Daily Mail recently - I am using these two shades of Bergere De France Origin yarn Cashemire.  This is a dk yarn which is 90% Cashmere, 10% Wool, on sale at £10 for 50g

    Wrist Warmer pictures next time :)

  • Spring Sale

    SPRING SALE

    We are having a Spring Sale - 30% off all Wendy Yarn this week

    Lots to choose from - Classic and Fashion Yarns in all weights and mixtures - have a look and grab some great yarn at great prices :)

    New Yarns have been added to our Bargain Section - take a look, many yarns & patterns up to 50% off

    We have a lovely free pattern for you this week. A pretty jumper knitted in Twilleys Freedom Sincere Organic Cotton.  Click here to download your pattern

  • Bulk Buy Discounts

    Hope you had a lovely Easter and enjoyed the bit of sunshine we had :)

    We have been adding products to the Bulk Buy section of our website.  You can now buy yarn in packs of 10 at 25% off rrp - so far we have added SMC, Rowan and Millamia yarns but more will be added soon.

    Turkish yarn KB Yarns have re-branded as Figgi Yarns after their founder Figen Cakir.  We have the whole range of Figgi Yarns including the new Sifa Silver Cotton which contains 10% real silver.  This double knit cotton can be used to knit garments which are healthy and beautiful.  The silver adds antibacterial and anti odour properties to the yarn - it comes in lovely vintage shades.

    Our Free pattern this week is for a knitted beret with crochet flower - click here to download

    This pattern takes 2 balls of Double Knit yarn - we have 2 of Wendy's most popular double knits at 40% off this week.  Wendy Mode which is 50% wool and Wendy Merino which is 100% Wool

  • March Offers & Free Pattern

    This months special offers are all available until the end of the month - still time to stock up with some bargain yarns :)

    Rico Can Can, Disco & Glitz all only £4.99

    Peter Pan Baby Yarn - Half Price

    Half Price Sock Yarns

    Twilleys Mist DK Half Price

    Click on the Pictures to go straight to the yarn

    Just arrived is Origin Cashemire by Bergere de France, this lovely 90% Cashmere/10% Wool yarn knits as a double knit and is only £10 for 50g ball

      This Pattern is from Origins Collection 005

    For all those who like to knit scarves we now have in stock Rendado Trico from Circulo - this pretty yarn knits a scarf with just one ball and come in 12 lovely colours

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    Our free pattern this week is for Hoooked Zpageti Ligure Handbag - this pretty crochet bag takes 1 ball of Hooked Zpagetti  - click here to download your free pattern

  • Half Price Sock Yarn and What's New

    This week we have a special offer for those who like to knit socks - our most popular sock yarns, Wendy Roam, Roam Fusion and Rico Superba Cotton Stretch are Half Price

    Lots of new yarns have arrived this week

    Hoooked Zpagetti Yarn and Kits - Made from recycled cotton this is a great yarn for crochet and knitting - the yarn is on special offer at £9 per ball

    From Peter Pan the lovely Merino Baby Yarn is great value at £3 for 50g.  The Yarn is 100% Superwash wool in classic baby shades - Book 355 has 10 baby designs and we have 5 individual patterns too.  Merino Baby is standard Double Knit so any dk pattern could be used.

    For Spring we have new shades in Wendy Supreme Cotton - Double Knit, Chunky & 4 ply.  Also new shades in Twilleys Sincere Organic Cotton Double Knit and Twilleys Freedom Echo Recycled Cotton

    These spring yarns are a fantastic 40% off rrp - perfect time to start your spring/summer projects :)

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