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Celebrating our 1st Year At The Crochet Lounge

It’s the first Anniversary of The Crochet Lounge. We opened in March 2018 and it’s been an amazing year.

As you will know if you follow our blog or Facebook page, we have a expanded our ranges of wool and Yarns together with accessories and all you need to create wonderful projects.

Our Crochet and Knitting classes are always fun and our workshops have proved extremely popular, as have  The Crochet Lounge crochet patterns, which are designed and written by Corrine

Come along and help us celebrate……

On Saturday 9th March 2019 from 10.30am
We are giving 10% discount on all purchases of Wool and Yarn, Hooks and Needles, Buttons and Accessories, plus a little gift with every purchase.

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The Crochet Lounge

Fine Wool and Yarn Shop
253 Hamstel Road
Southend on Sea
Essex SS2 4LB

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Aran Wool at Southend Wool Shop

Drifter Aran

The “Drifter” yarn Aran weight which we are featuring here today is a  79% Premium Acrylic, 17% Cotton, 4% Wool yarn by King Cole.

We love the way this yarn knits up, as you can see below, Corinne is wearing her poncho knitted in Drifter with it’s wonderful striped, Fair Isle style effect.

This is such a lovely soft yarn has very cool names, we are having mountains of fun with this !

Rockies : Blue Ridge : Andes : Himalayas : Alps

We have this knitting pattern ( King Cole reference 5271) in stock * at The Crochet Lounge as well as the Drifter Aran yarn in varies colours .

 

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* current stock at the time of writing.

Please contact us for more information on 01702 303030

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Crochet Workshop Southend

Crochet Heart Workshop

The 3D Crochet Heart Workshop with Corinne at The Crochet Lounge on Saturday 2nd February 2019 starts  at 1.30pm and is just £15 per person plus the cost of the wool and yarn to make your heart.

Our workshops are always a lot of fun, this pattern is written by our very own crochet designer Corinne, who will also be running the workshop .

Booking your place at this workshop…..

To book a place on Our 3D Heart workshop in Southend on Sea please call on 01702 303030 or contact us via our crochet lounge  Facebook Page or contact website form.

 

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Even Moss Stitch Crochet Demonstration

Crochet  – “How To” with Corinne 

New for 2019 …..

On our Facebook page we are going to be hosting a series of mini “How To” Demonstrations with Corinne. Showing different crochet stitches and techniques. 

The first one is “Even Moss Stitch” which is now live on our Facebook Page : www.facebook.com/crochetclublounge

Even Moss Stitch
…… Who knew that a slip stitch and a half double crochet could make such a lovely pattern.
Crochet Even Moss Stitch

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Knitting and Crochet Lessons Southend on Sea Essex

Would you like to learn to Crochet or Knit in 2019 ?

The Crochet Lounge in Southend on Sea is much more than just a Wool Shop !!
Yes it’s a great Wool Shop with lots of fine wools and yarns plus patterns and all the hooks, needles and accessories you need to knit or crochet. So if you would like to learn a new craft in this new year, why not come and learn to knit or crochet at The Crochet Lounge……

Crochet and Knitting Classes

Lessons for both crochet and knitting including left handers, the lefties group is on a Thursday evening, are run by Corinne the owner of The Crochet Lounge, lessons are small very friendly groups and we have lots of fun ……
Lessons are 2 hours and the cost is £10 * per lesson plus the cost of any wool, hooks and needles required.
*prices correct at the time of posting this blog article.

Crochet and Knitting Lessons

See our website lessons page for current times and days.

Booking Lessons

We are now taking bookings for the next season of lessons and have slots available for both beginners and intermediary students.
Located just outside Southend in the Southchurch area, so we are easy to reach if you are coming from Thorpe Bay and Shoebury, Hamstel Road is between Southchurch Road, the A13 and at the other end just off the A127 so we are easy to find. We are also on google maps.
For more information on classes please get in touch, you can use our online contact form or Facebook message or call us on 01702 303030

Or why not call in to the shop …..
The Crochet Lounge
253 Hamstel Road
Southend-on-Sea
Essex SS2 4LB

 

Wool shop Essex

Wool Shop Southend The Crochet Lounge

This Year “The Crochet Lounge” Wool Shop Opened in Southend – and 2018 has been an Amazing year………


As we approach Christmas and the end of an amazing year for The Crochet Lounge was have been looking at back ……

We opened in March this year and as you will know from our blog and Facebook and Instagram pages we love to show you what’s going on at our Wool Shop in Southend.

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Fun Events and Workshops

From fun Events like Let’s Knit Magazine “Yarn Shop Day” to our in house and guest Workshops, we were very lucky to have Edwin come and run several workshops on Tunisian Crochet and London based Crochet designer Joe Brown came for a fabulous day and ran a workshop on her Mandala Shawl.

A Crochet Epidemic

The epidemic this Summer for crocheting ….. which was the Virus Shawl which so many of our customers, students and friends made, som e of us made several and still continues to be very popular, with the designer wedding version featuring on our blog.

The Crochet Lounge Crochet Patterns by Corinne

This year also saw a range of exclusive designer crochet patterns, The Crochet Lounge Patterns by Corinne included
The Strawberry Garland
The Duvet Day Cardigan
Fingerless Gloves
Christmas Gloves
Sid The Pocket Snowman

With more new and exclusive patterns planned for 2019 too.

Crochet and Knitting Classes

Crochet and Knitting Classes have gone from strength to strength with additional sessions added as when we opened the book was full almost immediately.

Lesson are for beginners to intermediate and some people enjoy coming they are now working on more advanced projects.

Show and Tell – Knit ‘n Natter and Crochet ‘n Chatter

The show and tell Tuesday feature on our Facebook page has had an amazing response and is such a fun weekly event with people far and wide posting.

Our Knit ‘n Natter and Crochet ‘n Chatter meet up on Thursday mornings has had a wonderful response and is a lovely friendly group if you fancy joining see our Facebook page for updates.

And we even had a poem written about the shop by local Poet Katie Hook

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Looking Forward to 2019

And as we head into 2019 we have plans for many more new projects, events and of course patterns, so please follow our blog, like our Facebook page and join in the fun at The Crochet Lounge.