Special offers on Whirls (ONLY AVAILABLE WHEN PRODUCTS AT FULL PRICE OF £20.01)
1: Every Whirl order (one per order) will get a free glass bead stitch marker hand made by Libby at Libbycraft. Each order (one per order) will also get a 20mm button with "I had you in my heart when I made this"
2: Buy two whirls and (where box stock is available) I will gift wrap them in tissue paper in a box. International customers that would like this service please leave me a note. Higher shipping charge will apply than the one shown at checkout so I will contact you about that.
3: buy two Whirls and get either the Read between the lines pattern or crochet between the lines pattern (as seen in the images) worth £1.00 for free, just leave me a note with your choice at checkout.
If the whirl you would like is out of stock please contact me and I will order more in and will honour any price reduction or special offers that are on at the time.
Sheepjes whirl comes in a host of scrumptious colour ways. Made from a blend of 60% cotton / 40% acrylic to produce projects that are lightweight and breathable. Unlike other gradient yarns, Whirl has a generous twist to enable speed while working the yarn and to help prevent splitting. The beautiful drape of this yarn makes it perfect for shawls, accessories, garments and stylish home décor projects. Whirl has a unique twisted plied section, which gives it a characteristic ‘flavour’ all of its own! This Extra Large yarn cake holds an enormous 1000 meters of softly colour changing yarn, more than enough for a large shawl or wrap. Each colour change is carefully tied in an optimum way to ensure the knot can be discretely hidden within your stitches.
Recommended hook/needle size 3,5 / 4,0 mm 40 degree gentle wash, dry flat
The whirlettes are designed to work perfectly with the Whirls.
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International customers please contact me for a shipping quote on the Medium and Large kits. Due to the weight and value these items will have to go via a tracked courier service.
Ubuntu - The belief that we are defined by our compassion and kindness towards others.
***If you would like to pay in 2 instalments for the Medium and Large kits that can be arranged. Please contact me to discuss.Deposit non refundable.
What you need to know.
There are 3 kits making a hexagonal blanket:
- Small Kit: 120 x 104cm in Cotton 8 yarn. Price: £36
- Medium Kit: 151 x 131cm in Stone Washed. Price: £98
- Large Kit: 192 x 167cm in Stone Washed XL & River Washed XL. Price: £189
Small, Medium and Large shades below.
All kits contain an official Ubuntu CAL leatherette label and button, and a set of vintage stitch markers.
The large and medium kit also contain a beading loom and everything you need to make a friendship bracelet designed especially for this CAL by Dedri.
The CAL will begin on Wednesday the 12th of September and will run for 12 weeks, ending the beginning of December.
Each pattern piece will be made available as a downloadable pdf on Wednesdays 13:00 Dutch time / 12:00 UK time. You can access these from the official Scheepjes Facebook Groups or via the Scheepjes website.
There will be video tutorials by our good friend Esther from It's all in a Nutshell. Support will be given during the CAL in our Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/ScheepjesCAL.International/?ref=bookmarks
Dedri has posted a blog post here telling you everything you need to know about Ubuntu: http://www.lookatwhatimade.net/…/yarn/crochet/ubuntu/ubuntu/
Hop on over to Dedri's blog to see what she has to say about the CAL!
PRE ORDER OPTIONS (for stock due in December) are now closed.
The very first Exclusive Colourway dyed for Lusciously Loopy is Autumn in The Lakes. This has been made by the super talented Petra at Made By Black Elephant Check out her wonderful etsy Shop and follow her on Instagram or Facebook. I have some of her yarns available here too.
When I decided to commission an exclusive hand dyed colourway I wanted the first to be something nature based. Living in the Lake District was inspiration for the four seasons in the Lake district and Petra was the first person that came to mind to dye it for me.
I am in love with what she has designed. It captures perfectly the colours and feel of Autumn in the lakes. It is so hard to capture all the gorgeous shades Petra has incorporated so I made the video to help you see just how bloomin' lovely it is :)
It is available in:
Sock - 100gm 425m 75/25 merino/nylon
DK - 115gm 230m 100% Merino
Aran - 100gm 166m 100% Merino
I have a small amount of stock available to dispatch now.
THE PRE ORDER OPTION IS NOW CLOSED. There has been a great deal of interest in this colourway so if it sells out I want to to ensure everyone that would like to purchase can have a chance to reserve one I have also added listings for a pre-order option. Petra is a very busy lady. Luckily I have booked a dye slot with her and the next batch is being dyed in Mid December. It should be due in with me the week before Christmas. Please be aware that this is not a definite date as the lovely Petra works alone and that date cannot be 100% guaranteed.This option is at a reduced price and as a further thank you for purchasing this option you will be given the opportunity to purchase the next colour in the series "Winter in The Lakes" before it goes on sale. That colour way should be due with me at the same time. I will keep you informed if there is any delay in getting the pre ordered yarn in. ****Please be aware that any other products ordered with this item will be sent together when the Autumn in the lakes order comes in****
Black Elephant yarns are all hand-dyed in Sheffield using wool which is ethically sourced, supporting communities which produce it and no animals are hurt (mulesing free)
Each skein will come in an organza bag. Each order will receive one handmade glass stitch marker by Libbycraft and a Pukka "love" T'bag.
Please note that the photos are for illustration purposes only and show particular colourway as accurately as is possible with hand dyed yarn. The skein you receive might differ to this photo slightly. Colours do not pool or stripe and create a nice speckled / heathered effect. There are no dye lots and each skein is unique.
Machine washable in cold water but as with all wools it will last longer if washed in hands. Flat dry.
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Fiber Content:50% Virgin Wool x 50% Acrylic,Needle size 1:8 mm,Yarn weight:Bulky,Ball weight:100 gram,Length:85 meter,Gauge:12 stitches, 13 rows to 10 cm on 8 mm needle.
Scheepjes introduces 34 colours of the new Namaste range. Each colour has been carefully chosen to bring harmony and unity to your projects. Namaste is a thick, chunky but soft yarn consisting of 50% virgin wool and 50% acrylic. Each colour is named after a yoga pose. The yarn has a subtle sheen that reflects light giving any knit or crochet work a true inner glow of satisfaction when a project is completed!
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This semi-annual magazine published by Scheepjes is brimming with stylish patterns to make and collect. The patterns are very diverse and the projects are affordable to make.
The theme for this edition is Folk. Each country has its own style of folk art, which reflects its culture and offers outsiders an insight into tradition, people and history. In this issue, the projects are inspired by the Quakers of West America up to the peaks of the Alps. So you come across fillet crocheted, but also fair-isle knitting and punch needle handicraft.
In this issue of YARN bookazine is also sprinkled with a little party, because of the great Christmas projects in it.
With 17 knitting and crochet projects, this YARN bookazine is again a source of inspiration for every craftsman!
£15.50 £15.50Visit product page →This beautiful kit is the second collaboration between myself and the lovely girls at Sew Happy Creative. As always it has been a pleasure to work with them and I am happy to be able to share this with you.
Fiona designed a gorgeous mandala, slightly adapted from the mandala from the mini Xmas Advent crochet along we did last year and has added a coaster pattern too.I find mandalas the perfect mindful project. I love to make them. They allow for mindful moments and you can create it over a day, a weekend or if your life is busy and stressful you can make a row a day and take a short, mindful time out to relax..We chose this calm colour palette of Catona cotton and option one (see below) is to purchase this combination. The shades are 506 Caramel, 130 Old Lace, 414 Peach and 249 Saffron.In the sturdy Kraft box you get the four 25gm balls of yarn, a 15gm ball of Scheepjes Cahlista cotton (colour will be chosen at random) for you to try, a pukka love tea bag, a handmade glass bead stitch marker by Libby at Libbycraft and a wooden button with " I had you in my heart when I made this" on. There is a cotton canvas project bag included. I have a free pattern for a small flower (as seen in the image) that you could use to decorate the bag and have included as tibetan silver Lotus flower charm motif that you could use to dangle from the drawstring as added decoration. Everything will come wrapped in tissue paper and sealed in the box. You can use the box to gift the mandala and Coasters. I will email the pdf pattern to you once I dispatch your order.Option One is the kit with the shades we chose.Option two is for the kit and your choice of Catona cotton shades.Add the kit to your basket and then add the shades of catona cotton you wish to use. The total price will add up to £15.50**The Kit and PDF pattern are not available to purchase alone***.The kit price includes 4 balls of catona and only four balls fit in the box but you could add more catona to your basket if you wanted to use more shades in the design. You can see some examples below of how the mandala looks in different shades.....
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- Hook/Needle size: 3.5
- Weight: 200 gr.
- Length: 800 m
- Tension square: 10 x 10 cm: 26 stitches x 38 needles
- Composition: 50% Cotton 50% Polyacrylic
Machine wash 30, dry flat.
Rico Creative Cotton Degradé - A gorgeous cotton blend 4 ply yarn in beautiful gradient colours. The thread feels soft and is ideal for making scarves, wraps and other accessories. You will find a knitting pattern for a triangle wrap on the inside of the label which you can make using only 1 skein!
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Pattern only is now available here.
This is a new version of the Star Garland kit .
Choose three balls of Scheepjes Catona Cotton and add to your basket with this kit (this item does not include the yarn) The image shows just a few of the possible combinations you could choose. If you would like me to show you any colours together please contact me and I can send you a picture. You could use your own yarn to make the garland and just buy this little kit for the pattern with the buttons etc to finish off your garland and to gift it in the organza bag.
A little bag with a lot of heart, designed to share the love and celebrate the Little Stars in your life. Perfect to celebrate the arrival of a new baby. Another way I have used these stars is to give them with a little gift to the older siblings of a new arrival. But really no reason is needed. Just because they are a Star.
You could use the catona but I have also made them using other cotton - Rico Creative Aran, Rico Creative Aran Print and Scheepjes Cahlista which give a larger star and the Scheepjes Twinkle for a sparkly star. I have also made a garland using Scheepjes Merino soft The list of Yarns to use is a long one! Add any options you like to your basket along with this kit. If the yarns you choose are larger balls they may not fit in the organza bag but the Garland you create should fit in to gift it.
You will require a 3mm hook if using the Catona (I use a 4mm hook as I am quite a tight crocheter). This is not included in the kit but I have Clover and Knitpro waves amongst other hooks in stock. I designed this very simple but effective star with novice crocheters in mind. If you have the basic stitches you can expand your repertoire with this design.
You get two wooden star design buttons, a tibetan silver star charm, an organza bag to store your project in and to gift it in, a printed folding pattern, A card that can be framed that says "You were born to sparkle, stay strong and shine on" this was a phrase my daughter Emily used when she raised over £1800 by Shaving her hair off for two Cancer Charities when she was 13.
A perfect little project for you to make and then gift or it will make a super cute gift for someone to create themselves and then gift. A simple but effective star that can be made in colours of your choice.You can choose the shades you make the garland in. Choose the colours your little star loves or match them to a nursery/bedroom/playroom.
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This edition of YARN The After Party describes a beautiful crocheted shawl designed by Helda Panagary. The Dream Catcher Shawl is crocheted with 1 ball of Scheepjes Whirl. The example is made with 1 ball of Scheepjes Whirl Strawberries & Scream.
This beautiful design comes from Helda Panagary. She designs knitted and crocheted garments and accessories and is primarily famous for her publications in magazines in Great Britain. She also keeps a blog: Heldasland. You can find her on Ravelry.
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From the Eucalan site
Natural antiseptic properties
Intoxicating scent with natural aphrodisiac
Contains natural essential oils, rather than synthetic fragrance
When to use
Excellent for wool and other natural fibres
Great for synthetic fibres too
Before storing garments away for any period of time
Excellent for lingerie and active wear
Jasmine’s aphrodisiac qualities are perfect for use on all master bedroom linens
"Mary Ellen Edgar is the founder of Eucalan and her story is an inspiring one. Her venture into the world of alternative laundry products all started with a visit to a friend in Australia who gave her a Ministry of Agriculture home remedy for a no-rinse laundry product for woolens. Living in the country and accustomed to economizing with well water and a septic tank, Mrs. Edgar tested the formula herself and was amazed at the results; her husband’s red and white Argyle wool sweater washed up beautifully and she saved time, water and energy because of the no-rinse benefit of the formula"
" Eucalan’s newest scent is Wrapture by designer Kristin Omdahl, infused with the beneficial essential oil of Night Bloom Jasmine. Jasmine oil is a natural antiseptic making it perfectly suited for your most delicate fibres. Like all Eucalan scents, Wrapture contains a touch of lanolin to naturally condition fibres and keep static to a minimum. Wrap your delicates in an aphrodisiac with the intoxicating scent of Jasmine."
Go Here for instructions on how to use.
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Elegant and refined, Fino combines the softness of merino wool with the lustre of silk in a lightweight yarn that’s perfect for heirloom accessories or luxurious garments. This yarn comes in 100g hanks and now in Mini Skein Sets. Each mini skein set contains 5 skeins of 20g each in a different colour.
Blend: 70% Extra Fine Merino / 30% Silk, Hank Weight: 100g (Mini-SKein Sets 5 x 20g skeins) Meterage: 425m (445 yds) per 100g, Hook/Needle Size: 3mm (US 2.5)Tension: 28 sts x 36 rows per 10 cm (4")
There are 9 free patterns, some are shown in images. Find them here.
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The lace rib stitch pattern and the luxurious, sparkling Stardust yarn make this simple silhouette top a glamorous addition to your wardrobe. The Term Time Top is worked in two pieces and has a simple silhouette, with a slash neck and garter stitch borders at the armhole edge. The knitting pattern describes sizes S until XL.
For one top you will need 2 or 3 balls of Scheepjes Stardust (depending on size). The example has been made using Scheepjes Stardust 657 Aquarius.
About Pat Strong
This beautiful design comes from Pat Strong. Living in a tiny Scottish village near Loch Lomond, the beautiful countryside inspires her with its changing colours and textures. Her Gran taught her to crochet when she was about 6 years old but, unfortunately never told her what the stitches were called! Pat has always had the crafting bug and did a fashion textile course at her local college. Totally smitten, she went on to do an MA in Fashion Textile Design at a Scottish University. Now she designs for knitting and crochet magazines, has a small studio/wool shop and provides technical support to other designers. You can find Pat Strong on Ravelry.
Of course, you can knit the Term Time Top in any colour Scheepjes Stardust you like. This soft and gentle blended yarn has just enough mohair to be soft, but not fluffy. Stardust contains fine sparkling fibers that add an elegant shimmer to your knitting and crochet projects when they catch the light.
Scheepjes have worked very hard to ensure that this yarn is soft without being scratchy like some sparkle yarns can be. Stardust is available in 9 solid and 5 long variegated shades, each named after a star constellation.
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Bonus Breeze DK is a yarn with a phased colour effect. It is 100% acrylic and is machine washable. Bonus Breeze knits to a standard DK tension.
100% Acrylic,100g, 306y / 280m, 4mm,Tension:22 stitches, 28 rows to 4 inches / 10 cm on 4mm needles
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100g Ball, 80% Acrylic 20% Wool, Needle size: 6.5mm, Stitches per 10cm: 14 sts x 19 rows, Meterage: 138m
40° Machine wash | Do not tumble dry | Do not iron | May be dry cleaned.
Whilst every attempt is made to send the same dye lot there are times when that is not possible. If you would like the same dye lot please leave me a comment on your order. If I am unable to fulfil that request I will contact you before posting your order.
Aura Chunky is beautifully soft. The range comes in a palette of glorious shades with a phased colour effect, It is a machine washable blend of Acrylic and Wool. Aura Chunky is perfect for garments, accessories and home items.
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Dk, 4mm hook/needle, 60% Baby Alpaca, 40% Pima Cotton, 50gm, 155m/170 yds, gauge 22 sts x 30 rows = 10cm.
Free patterns available here
This season spanning blend of Baby Alpaca and pima cotton is sustainably sourced from a community of eco - conscious women in Peru who work to better their local communities.
Manos del Uruguay is a non-profit social organization which, since 1968, has provided jobs for craftswomen living in Uruguay rural areas.
Each skein will come in an organza bag. Each order will receive one handmade glass stitch marker by Libbycraft and a Pukka "love" Tea bag. As seen in the image below.
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