How do they find the time???

This is the question I found myself asking over and over as autumn settled in and our customers were arriving with buttoned-up-to-bust-level coats showing stunning jumpers peaking through. Each one was more intricate than the next, with either colours or texture being the star.

Finally I plucked up the courage to ask the latest one  “How do you find the time to knit so many garments?” Imagine my surprise when I was rewarded with a burst of laughter and then my customer proudly unbuttoned her coat to reveal not a jumper but a neck warmer. My mind went into a spin … THIS was the perfect answer for busy gals like myself, who also feel the cold outside but melt indoors with central heating. 


A quick look amongst our patterns and online and I found a wealth of choice for neck warmers. From 4ply to Super Chunky there are options for everyone. It also gives an acceptable reason to finish a jumper halfway through !! Drops design has a lovely choice of designs, King Cole offers a few and the independent pattern designers take the design to new levels with colourwork and textured patterns.

You can use up leftover yarn or treat yourself to a few balls, whichever yarn weight you choose you will find a corresponding pattern.  We have Drops Alpaca yarns on 40% OFF at the moment, we also have some super bargains in our Sale section on our website. Luxurious Rowan yarns are favourable for warmth and durability, if you’re making a fair-isle version then you will want it to last for years.

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