Knitting

  1. New In Knitting Wool at Calico Laine

    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...
  2. How to make Pom Poms using Wool

    Brr! It certainly is chilly now that December has hit us at Calico Laine! If you are looking for a fun project to do whilst remaining in the warmth and comfort of your own home, we suggest you wander over to our YouTube channel and take a look at How To create your own pom poms using balls of wool...
  3. Crafts - Knitting Accessories

    Knitting is a one of the most popular Crafts for customers at Calico Laine and people of all ages are taking it up as a hobby, knitting clothes and accessories throughout the year and not just in the winter months as you would expect. Knitting has been a Craft for centuries, with the first evidence of knitting believed to be from Egypt...
  4. How To: Knit A Quick And Easy Bobble Hat

    If you are anything like me you will enjoy reading about how to make anything 'the quick and easy way'. Sometimes if I'm in a crafty mood I want to make something there and then with the end result being in the extremely near future. Living in England, almost all of the time, unless there is an unexpected heat wave...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. Knitting Wool - Autumn Style

    With the days getting shorter, the weather taking a turn for the cold and wet and the leaves on the trees changing colour it can only mean that autumn is drawing in. With the change of season comes a change in fashion and this year wool is all in so why not purchase Knitting Wool  and get to work mimicking the...
  8. Knitting Accessories

    As well as selling Knitting Wool we also stock a range of Knitting Accessories that are very useful items when it comes to knitting. Knitting Accessories allow you to achieve the most beautiful knitted projects and provide you with everything you need to make sure your projects are successful. Cable Knitting Needles When it comes to knitting whether you a...
  9. Knitting Wool

    The summer trends have been and gone and now all the stores are focussing on the trends that winter will bring. A trend that is always popular during the colder seasons is thick winter woollens as they are comfortable and cosy. If you like knitting or perhaps want to take it up as a hobby why not start preparing your...
  10. The Health Benefits of Knitting

    Many of our customers are avid fans of knitting and like to do this as a hobby in the evenings rather than spending the evening watching the television. Knitters tend to find the process of knitting Wool relaxing and there has been a lot of talk recently about the art of knitting Wool being therapeutic and beneficial to your long...

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