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  • Knitting Wool Online at Calico Laine

    Knitting is once again becoming a very popular hobby, and we could not be happier about that. Here at Calico Laine we are very proud of wool department. All our yarns come from our favourite brand, Stylecraft. As they are fast becoming one of the UK’s leading brands in the knitting and crochet world, we can guarantee the highest quality, alongside style. We aim to stock a wide range knitting wool, from the key essentials, to latest fashion trends. Batik Elements DK Wool A favourite of ours from the Fashion Collection is the Batik Elements. This is a double knitt… Read More
  • New In Knitting Wool at Calico Laine

    We are going knitting mad here at Calico Laine. Our favourite British Knitting Wool brand, Stylecraft, has launched some beautiful new lines and we just couldn't resist. With everything from luxury yarns, to new twists on old favourites, we are very proud of our yarn range and accessories. Knitting and crochet is an integral part of our Calico Laine community. Meaning, we are always excited to bring new products to our customers. Starlight Knitting Wool This beautiful Aran weight wool has a subtle sparkle when knitted up to give your projects an extra special fini… Read More
  • New In at Calico Laine

    Here at Calico Laine, we are always sourcing and choosing new fabrics to bring to our lovely customers. We love to keep you on trend and looking fabulous, whatever your craft. Keep reading to see some of our latest products added to our website. Printed Crepe at Calico Laine Printed crepe fabrics are our absolute favourites, and if you are a frequent customer, you know we are always updating this range. Our latest additions are these stunning floral, almost William Morris-esque designs. These are incredibly drapey and soft, meaning these are perfect for summer bl… Read More
  • Knitting Wool for the Spring with Calico Laine

    Spring is such a lovely time of year. The sun is beginning to come out and the days are getting a bit brighter. You may think this means your knitting projects get put away for the Winter, but there are plenty of knits you can create for the Spring months. Here at Calico Laine, we have plenty of Knitting Wool for lighter projects. Baby Knitting Wool A brilliant project to knit up through the warmer months are baby garments. Why not try our Wondersoft DK Prints Win a gorgeous pastel mix? These knit up easily to create beautiful print designs and colours. DK (or Do… Read More
  • Knitting Wool - DIY Easy Chunky Blanket

    I think most people would agree that knitting is one of the most therapeutic forms of crafting there is. It's something you can do whilst watching the TV of an evening and can be as simple or as complicated as you would like it to be. Knitting Wool can be a little overwhelming to choose from but here at Calico Laine, we offer a wide variety for every project and taste. Stylecraft Life DK and Life Chunky are brilliant standard weight wools with a soft feel and easy knit. We are always updating our colour range with seasonal shades and vibrant tones. Our range of St… Read More
  • The Many Uses of Stylecraft Knitting Wool

    Knitting is an extremely popular hobby for all ages. You can create almost anything with Knitting Wool. Items such as clothing, accessories and interior items can all be made by knitting. Different wool's are particularly effective for different items you are creating. Here at calico laine we stock a variety of Stylecraft Knitting Wool in many colours and designs. Aran Knitting Wool Aran Wool is named after the piece of clothing - the aran jumper. It is a medium weight yarn that is ideal for creating clothing pieces such as jumpers and cardigans. As well as these … Read More
  • Our new Stylecraft knitting wool range

    We’ve wanted to introduce knitting wool to our range of products for a while, so when we recently added Stylecraft knitting wool to our website we couldn’t wait to let you all know about it! Perfect knitting wool for beginner’s knitting Stylecraft is the perfect knitting wool for anyone who is looking to start knitting, as their cosy blend of 51% wool and 49% acrylic is both fashionable and practical for beginners. As a hobby, knitting has increased in popularity over the years, so we decided that it was important to include it for all of our budding knitte… Read More
  • Knitting Wool - pom pom making

    Knitting Wool can be used for a large variety of projects not just knitting up garments and other items as a lot of people think. In fact wool is often used for crocheting, crafts and making pom poms which is what I use my Knitting Wool for. When creating pom poms the first thing you need to is decide on the size you would like to make it. As I make pom poms for knitted hats and they have a certain deign mine are always the same size which is quite large. As there are not many pom pom makers available that are a larger size I cut my maker out of thick cardboard. Y… Read More
  • Knitting Wool for Autumn Fashion

    With the clocks due to change this coming weekend and the nights drawing in, autumn is well and truly in it's way. With the change of season comes a change in your wardrobe and knitted garments are the ideal choice for your autumn-winter wardrobe. We carry a wide range of Knitting Wool suitable for creating a variety of comfortable knitted items, ideal for keeping you cosy and warm as the temperatures drop. Our Knitting Wool is ideal for creating fashionable autumn items such as the jumper dress. Our selection of excellent quality Knitting Wool includes the most … Read More
  • Knitting Wool

    When starting a new project deciding on which Knitting Wool to use can be a perplexing task, especially when new to knitting. There are lots of factors to take into account such as the wool specified on a pattern you may be using, who you are knitting for and any potential allergies that they may have. Knitting for babies is a common cause for starting a new project and this is where attention to which Knitting Wool you choose is most important. You have to avoid 100% wool as it can be too hot and scratchy for babies. In addition to this it is common for new borns… Read More

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