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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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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

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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. 

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King Cole New Range

The Aran Drifter and The Shadow ……

Brand new from King Cole.

The Shadow

We have this gorgeous variegated 100% Acrylic wool in 4 colours. Perfect for Autumn, both knitting and crochet projects, you will be cosy and looking Chic this Autum it’s a must have for the season.

Drifter Aran

Another brand new range in The Crochet Lounge. The Aran drifter is a new addition to the King Cole Drifter Range.

This is such a lovely wool and with really cool names too …. we are going to have mountains of fun with this !

Rockies
Blue Ridge
Andes
Himalayas
Alps

We also have some gorgeous new patterns to go with this wool which is 79% Premium Acrylic, 17% Cotton, 4% Wool

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