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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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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.

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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.

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