Combining two trends in one yarn – bouclé and super chunky – Cygnet Yarns (cygnetyarns.com) have come up with Bumper Bouclé (£3.99), which knits up quickly into amazing textures. There are eight shades in the palette, including Cracker, Frisee and Waterweed and each one is made up of a blend of colours that will work up into a myriad of attractive tones. Jan 30 Learn How to Use a Drop Spindle –
try yarn-spinning and learn about the properties of different wool, TOFT Studio,
Toft Manor, Warwickshire.
Jan 30 Knitting with Colour – learn Fair Isle and intarsia knitting techniques at Baa Ram
Ewe workshops, Chapel Allerton, Leeds.
Feb 19-23 London Fashion Week AW16 – see the latest creations from knitwear designers.
Feb 26-27 Knit& Stitch It – the exhibition for southern needle crafters and stitchers, FIVE,
KNIT& STITCH IT