A week of fun-filled festivities to celebrate all things Indie Yarn Shop! Organised as a nationwide event by the UK Hand-Knitting Association, we have something special happening every day (except Sunday) from 17th-24th September.
17th - Cotswold sheep expert bringing fleeces and knowledge of the wool that made the wool towns as amazing as they are. Spinstars will be demonstrating and there will be a opportunity for you to have a go at drop-spindling. Fleece,fibre and hand-spun yarn for you to buy.
19th - Meet The Rep! Leanne from King Cole is coming to tell us all about the company, their ever-improving green credentials and she'll have a load of garments for you to try on. Discounts on recycled yarn and King Cole yarns.
20th - The Secret Crocheter is coming to re-launch her pattern portfolio with us. There might be a giveaway or mini-make and she's promised us "something" for the goody bags.
21st - British wool day! Promotional discounts on all our British yarns, also on socks and hats kits. Subject to the weather, there will be a very special British display outside.
22nd - Florrie & Jean pop-up shop, with her fabulous project bags, hook rolls, needle cases and other lovely stuff. Weaving demos and have a go yourself on a mini loom. Special offer available on loom/yarn kits. Vixter Woolista has offered discounts on her products - hand dyed yarn, hand-spun yarn, knitting and crochet patterns and kits.
23rd - Worldwide Yarn Day! Special offers on our range of yarns from Europe and all around the globe. We'll also have a needlework kit out for you to try some stitching, with offers on threads and kits. Shawls will be the promotion of the day, with special offers on yarn packs and patterns.
24th - Local folk singer Talis is coming to do a couple of sets with her voice and guitar. She specialises in yarny numbers, we are hoping for the catchy sing-a-long of "Yarn Chicken," which will chime with many of us! Mystery Balls are back! Yes those bargain packs that you have no idea what you are getting….. but they are always fantastic! It's the Scrapheap Challenge judging! Make sure you get your entry in to us. The Fuchsia Fairies print auction winner will be announced. Grand raffle draw will take place.
Goody bags every day!
Come along as many times on as many days as you like. Stay for as long as you like. Pop round into the market place for a coffee, cake or lunch at one of our fabulous indie eateries.
There's no charge for anything that's happening at Pins & Needles but we hope you'll spend loads of money on lots of lovely treats for yourselves.