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Top 5 Knitting Ideas For The Summer

Posted on Thursday 18th of May 2017

Knitting and the summer season don't always seem to go hand in hand. When it's mid June and it's baking outside those luxuriously thick winter knits seem more and more unappealing the sunnier it gets. But that doesn't mean you have to abandon your favourite pastime and put away your needles and yarn just yet! There are actually a huge number of great knitting ideas to keep you busy whilst...

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Four Quick Tips To Make You A Knitting Pro

Posted on Monday 3rd of April 2017

We've all been there, you've been knitting for a while, but you've hit a brick wall. We know how frustrating it can get - particularly when you produce a lovely, neat finished fabric the first few times but the next time you try a new needlework project, it's uneven, bumpy and a bit of a mess! Not to worry, no matter what your knitting skill level is, Ajanta Studios will give you a definitive...

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5 Of The Best Yarn Hacks

Posted on Thursday 16th of February 2017

Stress is the enemy when it comes to knitting and crocheting. One tangled mess or major mistake can drive you insane, but with these clever yarn hacks you’ll be able to complete your next project without ruining your favourite pastime. #1 Reusing Yarn Scraps Anyone who’s been working with yarn for a while will likely have a massive collection of scraps and waste bits. Your sewing room...

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FORGET BREXIT..... VIVE LA COLLABORATION!

Posted on Wednesday 26th of October 2016

Ajanta Studios of Kingsbridge, Devon and Bergere de France have formed a partnership to market Bergere yarns, patterns and accessories. The two businesses have over a hundred years of experience between them, both being family owned and design led. Bergere de France are located at Bar le Duc in the Lorraine region of France employing over 400 people producing the highest quality of yarn in one...

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Top Summer Knitting Ideas

Posted on Tuesday 9th of August 2016

The summer heat is no reason to pack away your knitting bag. In fact, with so many relaxed moments to be had at the beach, travelling and just sitting out in your garden, it’s arguably the best time to start up a new project! The following are just a few of the top summer knitting ideas - clothing and accessory ideas that are practically perfect and perfectly practical for this time of the...

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Top Summer Dress Sewing Patterns

Posted on Tuesday 21st of June 2016

Sewing a summer dress for your little girl is a long-held tradition of the season. The move away from traditional sewing patterns hasn’t done anything to lessen this sentiment, and to help you find the right amount of inspiration this year, we’ve picked out our top summer dress sewing patterns. From comfortable kids clothing and unique designs for adults, these designs span various skill...

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