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Best Sewing Patterns for Summer 2021

Wednesday, 23rd of June 2021

With summer right around the corner, now is a great time to get sewing some fabulous new outfits. We stock a range of amazing sewing patterns that are ideal for summer and in this blog post we share some of our favourites that are suitable for beginners as

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8 Fun Wool Roving DIY Craft Projects

Thursday, 26th of March 2020

Wool roving is produced during the process of making spun yarn from wool fleece, raw cotton, or other fibres. Their main use is as fibre prepared for spinning, but they may also be used for specialised kinds of knitting or other textile arts. Roving looks

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2019 Knitting Trends For Autumn and Winter

Sunday, 1st of September 2019

As Autumn descends and thoughts turn to warmer wear, knitted items continue to appear on the catwalk.  Everyone loves a new jumper which can be extremely versatile and worn, over dresses and skirts as well as giving a real lift to jeans or paired with

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Can I Take My Knitting Needles On A Plane?

Tuesday, 28th of May 2019

The summer holidays are fast approaching, and for many knitting and crochet enthusiasts, the packing process will illuminate an interesting question... Can I take knitting needles on a plane?

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4 Amazing Things You Didn't Know About Knitting

Monday, 26th of March 2018

We may know our purl stitches from our cable cast-ons, but when it comes to the history and heritage behind our favourite pastime, how much do we really know? To give you a little glimpse into the secret world of knitting, Ajanta Studios let you in on our

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