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Summertime inspiration

Sommerwald tee crochet kit

Sommerwald by Annelies Baes is a crochet pattern for a beautiful feminine summer tee in 8 sizes : from XS up to 4XL.

Depending on the size, you need only 4 - 8 skeins of our Pascuali Nepal - a sustainable blend of organic cotton, linen and nettle.

Yarn, pattern and all-in-one crochet kits are available in our webshop.

Photo credits @ Annelies Baes - Vicarno Crochet.
Check out the Sommerwald Tee crochet kit

Irresistible new colours of KOKON Merino

We are proud to be one of the first shops to stock the new colours of KOKON Merino!
Vibrant Gold, deep red Madder and more... Hand dyed and guaranteed mulesing free, check them out in our shop.
Check out these new colours

Get ready for Autumn vibes

Join our Project Club

Preparing for cozy knitting during the long autumn nights and dreaming of windy, salty walks on deserted beaches...

Alina Popovici from La Maille aux Tableaux is designing our next Project Club issue!
Release at the Breidagen yarn festival on October 11 & 12.

Join our Project Club and gradually fill your wardrobe with handmade, sustainable staple pieces.
OK, tell me more about this Project Club then

Breidagen yarn festival and workshops

We are already looking forward to exhibiting at the next Breidagen yarn festival in Zwolle on October 11 & 12!

Did you know there are also plenty of workshops on a variety of crafty subjects? For example Susanne Visch (left on the pic) is teaching how to fix mistakes in knitting. And Alina Popovici (right on the pic) is hosting a masterclass "Knit your Palette - Balance, harmony and contrast for colourwork knitting".

Tickets are available on the Breidagen website!

Photo credits @ Janet Vermist.
Check out all Breidagen workshops

More Autumnal inspiration - Opulence knitting kit

Opulence is a unique piece that combines beauty, comfort and sustainability. The best of three worlds 😄

A contemporary, comfortable silhouette inspired by old motifs from different sources. Elements from the traditional Romanian blouse, Guernsey knit and purls and fisherman sweater cables honor together a high quality yarn and a pair of skillful hands.

Definitely not a 13-to-the-dozen knit!
Worked in Garthenor undyed, organic Number 3, you can easily mix & match your own natural colour palettte.
Check out the Opulence kit here

How we spend our Summer

Ain't I the cheese! 😆  I am absolutely chuffed with my new Rheinfall Tee, which I finished a couple of weeks ago.

You can find the pattern by Butzeria here. I used the original yarn, beautifully hand dyed hemp "Canapa" by Colori Naturali - highly recommended, you can find it here in her Etsy shop.

But now I am feeling a little under the weather, so I am indulging in more selfish knitting and homemade goodies.
And making another Rheinfall, in our own organic Garthenor Cairngorm Lambswool.
I also started on my own Sommerwald Tee... but it ended up in the naughty corner. Not because there was anything wrong with the pattern, it is not difficult and clearly explained. But somehow I couldn't get into the right mood for this project and I was not satisfied with how it was turning out.

This too is part of the creative process, I guess. Some projects fly off the needles, other projects need ripening. Or something.

Happily I now feel very ripe 😆 and I've picked up the hook and restarted this lovely project.

In the spotlight

Sewing bags as an alternative to the sex trade in India.
With our Make the Change project bag you contribute directly to a woman's journey to freedom.
The new PomPom issue is now available to preorder!
Delivery Aug 30.

Autumn 2019 - Sea Change.
Finally, crocheters can enjoy the same versatility as knitters!

Check out the Tunisian Interchangeable set.
Keep your knitting new and fresh with gentle no-rinse detergents.

Check out our Soak and Eucalan.

Clearance sale

I have - finally - added a "sale" section in the webshop, where you can find what remains of our yarn clearance sale.
Finullgarn and Vamsegarn are up already, Alegria will follow a.s.a.p.
I have also put the last HiyaHiya sets on sale.
We will continue to stock HiyaHiya, but not the sets.
Check out the yarn clearance sale
Another review request

I regularly get the kindest emails from you, telling me how happy you are with your parcel and asking me to pass on your regards to Karen. Which is of course totally awesome and makes us happy dance each and every time!
When Karen started out, I thought I'd give her a bottle of wine for each compliment she received. But in view of her health (and my cashflow) we should not turn this into a tradition... 😆 

However, the webshop is still very empty in the review department.
Perhaps it would be smarter to just send an email with a review request after every order, I don't know. And perhaps it's not necessary, once there are some reviews to start, others may follow.

So will you help me out?
This image is just an example where to find the review links, you can review any product.

Just click "be the first to review this product" and tell us how you liked your purchase.

Whether or not your kid is still running around in those knitted garments. How your needles are to live with. How you liked the shipping process. How accurate the colour as pictured was, when seen in real life.

Your feedback is of great value.
It shows other customers that Yarnz is trustworthy and our webshop is real. It tells us what we're doing right and what we can do better. It builds commitment from our community.

 
Help me out - leave a review on a product

Yarnz agenda

11 & 12 October: Dutch Knitting Festival Zwolle
08 - 10 November: Handwerkbeurs Ghent

Feb 29 and March 30 2020: Swiss Yarn Festival

Thanks for making it all the way to the bottom

I hope you enjoy the rest of your Summer and wish you an inspirational Fall.

And I really really really hope you will leave a review on one of our products! 🙏


With love, Michèle

 

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