Events, Wool shop Essex

Knit Natter Crochet Chatter Southend

Come along and join the Fun

Knit ‘n Natter  – Crochet ‘n Chatter

At The Crochet Lounge, Southend Fine Wool and Yarn Shop

We are a friendly group who love to chat while to knit and crochet, the lounge is a lovely place to get together and talk about our projects and just about everything else !!

Thursday’s 10.30 pm to 12.30pm

Bring your knitting or crochet project and we will supply Tea or Coffee whichever you prefer and maybe a biscuit or two as well and it’s just £5 per person.

Why not come along …… and bring a friend?

”knit

The Crochet Lounge
253 Hamstel Road
Southend on Sea
Essex SS2 4LB

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Crochet Pattern Fingerless Gloves

A New Crochet Lounge Crochet Pattern

Crochet Fingerless Gloves Pattern by Corinne

Exclusively available at The Crochet Lounge in Southend this pattern is free at The Crochet Lounge when you buy your wool to make them.

The fingerless gloves for all occasions

This new pattern has proved very popular since it was launched a couple of weeks ago. The gloves are easy to crochet and depending on the wool or yarn you choose they look different …… these gloves designed by Corinne for The Crochet Lounge are ideal for many occasions including the fun Christmas version, which would make a lovely seasonal gift too !

The gloves shown here are made using
King Cole; Riot, Candystripe and Glitz, in Silver, Plum and “Christmas” shades.

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The Crochet Lounge – Wool Shop 

253 Hamstel Road, Southend on Sea, Essex SS2 4LB

 

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Duvet Day Crochet Cardigan Pattern

Duvet Day Crochet Cardigan Pattern

This month sees the launch of the new pattern from The Crochet Lounge.

“DUVET DAY CROCHET CARDIGAN”
is now exclusively available at The Crochet Lounge, a super cosy must have for those chilly duvet days.

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Made from one piece, using Timeless the softest chunky yarn by King Cole. This easy cardigan is perfect for beginners, crocheted in a pretty shell stitch, the collar and cuffs worked in single crochet rounds with a crab stitch edging for a smooth and stylish finish.

The pattern has step by step photos to guide you through each section, and is free when you purchase the yarn!

A Beautiful Chunky Cardigan Pattern

 

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The Duvet Day Cardigan is perfect for those chilly evenings, it can be made in any Chunky Yarn, the cardigans shown here have been made using Shadow Chunky by King Cole, shade Heather the King Cole Big Value Chunky Shade Plum
Lots of Yarns to make this pattern are in stock here at the Crochet Lounge

Events, Wool shop Essex, workshop

Crochet Pumpkin Workshop Southend

Crochet Pumpkin Workshop Southend

Do you want to make a Crocheted Pumpkin?

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Pumpkin making workshop at The Crochet Lounge with Corinne 

£15 for the afternoon

Saturday 13th October 2018.      1pm to 4pm

All Wool, Tea and Biscuits are Included. 

The wool we are using will be the King Cole Big value and Pricewise. 

Basic crochet skills needed 

To book a place Call 01702 303030 or message via our Facebook page. 

The Crochet Lounge 

253 Hamstel Road

Southend-On-Sea 

Essex SS2 4LB 

Find us on Google Maps. 

#pumpkin #halloween #workshop #southend #crochet #essex #event 

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Southend Knitting and Crocheting Wool Shop

The Crochet Lounge Southend-On-Sea Essex

We thought we would keep you posted on What’s New for September 2018 at The Crochet Lounge

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This week we have added lots of new patterns and many new wools and yarns to our ranges in store.

 

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Embrace

A soft and fluffy double knit 60% Nylon, 40% Premium AcryliC

Super Chunky – Big Value – 100% Premium Acrylic

We have many colours including these very on trend Fern, Mustard and Navy

Gypsy

Wool blend super chunky  80% Premium Acrylic 20% Wool . We have the Majestic, Oatmeal and Granite in the shop at the time of writing

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Cuddles

Soft and fluffy this is a 100% Polyester Yarn in 50g balls

Comfort Kids

Cherry Blossom – Sea Breeze  – Sunrise – Dusk

Great shades with great names. 60% Premium Acrylic, 40% Polyamide

Candy Stripe

100% Premium double knit Acrylic Yarn perfect for baby knits with its stripe effect

 

The Crochet Lounge

253 Hamstel Road, Southend-on-Sea, Essex SS2 4LB

find on google maps ….
Opening Hours:

  • Monday        10am – 4pm
  • Tuesday        10am – 5pm
  • Wednesday   10am- 4pm
  • Thursday      10am – 4pm
  • Friday           10am – 5pm
  • Saturday      10am – 4pm
  • Sunday         CLOSED

 

 

 

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Autumn Knitting and Crochet in Southend on Sea

The Change of Season

Time to get Knitting and Crocheting 

As we see the cooler evenings and the sun setting earlier, we know the seasons are starting to change. As knitters and crocheters it’s that time of year when we start to think about the Woolies we can make for the Autumn season ahead. 

King Cole knitting patternsAt The Crochet Lounge we are the same, we are all starting making jumpers and cardigans and we have been stocking the shelves with new wool and yarn for the coming season, the beautiful Aran, Chunky and Super Chunky from King Cole are prefect our projects. 

Just as a taster of the new yarns we have in stock, we have picked three of our favourite to highlight in the blog post. 

Timeless

Launched on Monday 20th August is an absolutely sumptuous new King Cole Chunky yarn which is an alpaca and premium acrylic blend.

In gorgeous “Vintage” colours, we are just loving this new yarn which we have the full range of and the patterns to go with them. 

Duck Egg, Antique Cream, Mulberry, Peppercorn, Chandelier, Rosebud, Juniper Berry, Bordeaux …… Timeless names for a classic style yarn.

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Fashion Aran

Another new King Cole yarn, which is 30% Wool and 70% Premium Acrylic is a soft wearable wool blend Aran yarn. And with names like Pearl, Catkin, Rum, Lewis, Orkney and Skye  they are irresistible don’t you agree.

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The Indulge

This  Chunky Alpaca, Acrylic, Polyester mix yarn really is a beautiful indulgence ……

We have six wonderful colours now on the shelves : Adriatic, Bisque, Flamingo, Champagne, Lavender, Black silver.

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See you soon at The Crochet Lounge 

We look forward to seeing you at The Crochet Lounge, there is nothing better than seeing and feeling the wool is there ? So please call in and visit us to just how lovely these new yarns really are. 

The Crochet Lounge

253 Hamstel Road

Southend-on-Sea

Essex SS2 4LB

telephone: 01702 303030

Wool shop Essex

Knitting and Crochet at The Crochet Lounge Southend-On-Sea

It’s all about the cardigan !!

Both knitting and crochet cardigans are a lovely project, and yes it’s hard to imagine in this heat wave we are having this summer in Southend but the cool evening will come ….. 

These three cardigan patterns by King Cole are all available at The Crochet Lounge, we are in Hamstel Road Southend Essex. Just put the postcode in google maps to find us. SS2 4LB

 

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The pretty pink cardigan is a 100% Acrylic Chunky. 

The King Cole Drifter Aran is a wonderful colour changing yarn, 79% Premium Acrylic, 17% Cotton, 4% Wool

The photo on the pattern shows the knitted cardigan in the “Alps” colour but we are also liking the “Blue Ridge” which would also be lovely for this cardigan.  

And last but not least …… A lovely crochet cardigan in the Giza Cotton. The pattern is in stock at just £2.75 We also have the full range of Giza colours so you can chose your own mix.