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Tag Archives: Knitting

  • Baby Wools at Calico Laine

    If you are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a new addition to your family, you might be wondering what you can do to welcome your new bundle of joy into the world – and what better way than a handmade Knitted gift? Here at Calico Laine, we have lots of customers who are always knitting for babies; from their own children and grandchildren to Knitting for charities or the baby unit at your local hospital, here are some of our customers’ favourite choices for Knitting garments for babies and children. With any garment for children, it is important that it is soft… Read More
  • Springtime Knitting at Calico Laine

    Now that we’re getting into May, the weather is slowly but surely warming up and heading towards the glorious summer full of sunshine. You might think that it is time to stash those winter woollies away for the year until we hit winter again, but what do you wear on those colder days that are just a bit too chilly to go without a coat? If you aren’t ready to put your knitting needles away just yet, then why not start some springtime Knitting projects to keep your fingers busy? Here at Calico Laine, we stock all different types of Wool for every kind of Knittin… Read More
  • What's New in Wool?

    Although it is now the month of May and we are all hoping that the weather will continue to improve, knitting is still the perfect task to keep you entertained during the May Day Bank Holiday, this weekend. Here at Calico Laine, we have recently been very busy expanding our Wool section online and in-store. The Knit Pro Waves Aluminium Pink Crochet Set makes a gorgeous gift. Recently we have seen a huge resurgence in the art of crochet. Crochet is a great pastime for anybody but particularly for beginners who may not be particularly confident about picking up a n… Read More
  • Wool - Knitted Fashion for Spring

    As you may know, it is not only fabrics and haberdashery for which we here at Calico Laine are known for; we also stock a fantastic collection of top quality Wool and knitting accessories and as we have seen such high demand for our gorgeous Yarns in recent months, it is this area of our stock inventory we have devoted much of our attention to over the last few months. Our expert buyers have been busy scanning the market in order to source the most in demand Wools and our web team are currently hard at work updating the existing Wool section of our website to … Read More
  • The World's First Knitted Football Boots

    As a huge Liverpool fan I was quite excited to hear in the news, last week, that Luis Suarez was testing out the world's first knitted football boots. Knitted from Wool, the Adidas Samba primeknit is the next level in football boot design. The Wool provides a comfortable, 'second-skin' fit to the boot while still providing strength and performance. The boot is particularly flexible and comfortable as the upper part of the shoe is created from just one piece of knitted yarn. This provides stability and strength which you find with traditional boots. To allow the w… Read More
  • Winter Knits

    Now the cold weather is on it's way and the wind starts whipping up, what better way to fight off the dark nights and the bite of the icy winter weather than with a snug jumper or a classic cardigan? Here at Calico Laine we stock a fantastic range of excellent quality Wool from world renowned manufacturers including Stylecraft and Sirdar, plus everything you will need to create a range of warm winter garments for your whole family including knitting needles and on trend patterns. Available in a wide variety of colour options, our subtle wintery tones are perfect f… Read More
  • Knitting Wool for the Winter Months

    As Autumn approaches we will soon be in the winter months and will need to wrap up warm for those inevitably cold nights. Here at Calico Laine we stock a great range of Knitting Wool that can help you create some winter garments to keep you cosy on those chilly days. In our store we stock two brands of Knitting Wool, Stylecraft and Sirdar. Stylecraft sell everyday wool which can be used for more plain garments whereas Sirdar sell more 'fancy' wools and is more of a premium wool. Stylecraft wool prices start at a modest £1.89 for a 100g ball of Special Double Kni… Read More

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