Events, Wool and Yarn, Wool shop Essex

Let’s Knit Magazine Yarn Shop Day 2019

Yarn Shop Day 2019 At The Crochet Lounge Southend

At The Crochet Lounge we are very exciting to be featured in the April edition of Let’s Knit Magazine……

We are taking part in their Yarn Shop Day Event again this year which is on the 27th April 2019.

Last year was such fun and everyone who came said they had a great time.

We will keep you posted nearer the time about the Event, to support your local Yarn Shop, and keep an eye on our Facebook page for details on our special offers for the day and all the fun stuff we are planning for the event.

Let’s Knit Magazine Yarn Shop Day 2019

FF79235B-440E-423C-93EF-2309A31B204E

You can find more details about Yarn Shop Day on the Let’s Knit Magazine website ……https://www.letsknit.co.uk

Patterns, Wool and Yarn, Wool shop Essex

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 .

 

E91B3E56-C0FC-4C45-A017-26AA10B0EEA0

* current stock at the time of writing.

Please contact us for more information on 01702 303030

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.

2018 wool Shop Southend

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

Prom by Katie the Crochet Lounge

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.

Wool and Yarn, Wool shop Essex

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

A40E3D80-C20E-4F30-BE21-0E31FD06108C.jpeg

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

 

50636F48-EF61-4778-B85D-E926998857C2

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

9F0C46F1-A85F-4870-8F19-DC803B2B0B0E.jpeg

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

 

 

 

News, Patterns

King Cole Knitting and Crochet Patterns

From Hats to Polar Bears !!!

And lots more in between ……

C6913FFC-DED9-4795-AB96-40DFD49BED84

New King Cole Knitting and Crochet Patterns Now in Stock

This week we had a delivery at The Crochet Lounge of new wool and yarns and lots of new patterns.

Just a taster ……

These are some of the new patterns and pattern books we have in stock.

AD82B0AB-5B06-4F79-97A9-C33C161626DF

 

The King Patterns offer a great value for money as most patterns have two or more items per pattern, they have a wide range of styles and use yarns from a wide spectrum of colours and weights.

To buy these and many more patterns please call in at The Crochet Lounge. We have the Wool and Yarns to make these wonderful patterns to, so if you are looking for knitting and crochet patterns in Southend The Crochet Lounge is the place to come.

Wool and Yarn, Wool shop Essex

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.

King Cole timeless chunky

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.

Fashion Aran king Cole yarn

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.

Indulge alpaca wool by king Cole

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

 

97E19E93-0790-4D2E-AB65-EC6F50CE9ED2

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.