Dec 15, 2011

frankie magazine

The latest issue of Frankie Magazine came out today. We're delighted to be featured in a full page Leeloo advertisement showcasing some fantastic Australian handmade goodness.

With free shipping Australia wide, there's still time to pick up those last minute Christmas gifts.

Oct 29, 2011

learn to knit at the RACV

The more Learn to Knit classes I run the more I realise how much I love doing it. That light bulb moment when someone "gets it" it just fantastic and it keeps me coming back for more.

Commencing in on 8 November, I will be running a two week learn to knit course to be held in the sumptuous surrounds of Melbourne's RACV Club in Bourke Street. Run for two hours over two consecutive Tuesdays, the course commences at 6.00pm and finishes at 8.00pm.

The course costs $62.00 and includes all the materials you'll need to knit your very own tea cozy.

For further information, please visit the RACV website or telephone 0403172255.

Oct 28, 2011

winter 2012 preview

I think this might be my favourite time of the knitting year. The time when I get to play around with different stitches and patterns and come up with a few new items for next season.

There's a whole lot of misses and not so many hits during this process. A different stitch? Too narrow? Too wide? Just plain wrong?

Sometimes I wake in the middle of the night convinced I've come up with a fantastic idea only to realise in the cold light of day that it just won't work. Either that or I can't remember what that idea was.

Here's a (poorly photographed) little peek at one that survived the idea / planning / testing / fiddling phase and will definitely be part of our winter 2011 range. Wide, super thick and squishy, it is a little bit scarf, a dash of cowl and incredibly warm.

More to come!

Sep 29, 2011

thursday knitting group

A while ago I was contacted by the Department of Justice and asked if I would be interested in facilitating a knitting group for women under Community Service Orders.

The aim was to introduce the women to knitting and once they had grasped the necessary skills, we would knit squares to donate to the Save The Children Born to Knit Programme.

The group commenced in July this year, with most of the women having never knitted before. By the end of September, we had knitted up approximately 20 squares, with many of the women vowing to continue knitting as a hobby.

It was great fun and fantastic to be part of such a worthy cause. The Department is now hoping to continue the programme into next year. Fingers crossed!

Sep 14, 2011

sale now on!

Well, that was another fantastic winter for Sheeps Clothing and we've decided to celebrate with a little end of season sale. The products in our sale are available for immediate shipment so can rug up for the last few cool days before the warm weather arrives!

The full range of sale items can be seen here. Jump in quick because there's only one or two of each knit available at the sale price. Limited colours and sizing too.

Don't forget that we offer free shipping Australia wide and our international postage prices are super low too!