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All of the news stories from 2007

Debbie on the radio again!

Debbie was asked to represent "Eight Christmas Jumpers" on the BBC Radio Manchester alternative twelve Days of Christmas

All about... Double Pointed Needles

Debbie's new step-by-step guide to using double pointed needles begins in the January 2008 issue of Simply Knitting magazine

New Kool Aid Groovy ribbed sock kit!

Our new Kool Aid Groovy ribbed sock kit includes twelve Kool Aid dyes and our exclusive alpaca/nylon sock yarn!

Hand dyed wool DK - SPECIAL OFFER!

To celebrate the publication of Debbie's Helter Skelter sock pattern we are offering £1.50 off the price a skein of our hand dyed wool DK!

All about...Beading

Debbie's guide to adding beads to your knitting is in the December issue of Simply Kntting magazine

New hand dyed cotton yarn!

Our new hand dyed Softee 100% cotton (DK) is showcased with a beaded bag pattern in this month's Simply Knitting magazine

Beaded Knitting Workshop

Debbie is running a Beaded Knitting workshop at the Knitting and Stitching Show in Harrogate in November

All About...Edgings

The final part of Debbie's article on edging techiniques is in the November issue of Simply Knitting magazine

More New Gallery Pics

We were lucky enough to receive three sets of photographs for our gallery this month

All About...Edgings

The second part of Debbie's article on edging techiniques is in the October issue of Simply Knitting magazine

Debbie Tomkies - knitting on the radio!

Debbie was a guest on the Heather Stott show on BBC Radio Manchester recently - listen to the interview here!

Special offer - 10% off all undyed yarns!

In conjuction with Simply Knitting magazine we are offering 10% off the price of all our undyed yarns until the end of September!

All About...Edgings

The first part of Debbie's article on edging techiniques is in the September issue of Simply Knitting magazine

Association of Guilds Summer School 2007

We were lucky enough to be invited to the trade fair at the Association of Guilds Summer School in Falmouth

New book! Colours From Nature by Jenny Dean

We are delighted to have Jenny Dean's new book Colours From Nature - A Dyer's Handbook now in stock

All about...Shaping to Fit

The final part of Debbie's three part series on shaping is in the August issue of Simply Knitting magazine

Woolfest 2007

Despite the weather we had a great time at this special event in Cockermouth!

All about...Shaping to Fit

The second part of Debbie's three part series on shaping is in the July issue of Simply Knitting magazine

New gallery images

We have three more entries for our gallery including some self striping Kool Aid dyed socks!

New undyed yarns now in stock!

This month sees the arrival of fifteen fabulous new undyed yarns all specially selected for hand dyeing

All about...Shaping to Fit

Debbie's new three part series on shaping begins this month in the June issue of Simply Knitting magazine

New Kool Aid knit mitts in the Gallery

Nicole Harris's Kool Aid dyed knit mitts have to be our fastest Gallery entry so far!

Wonderwool Wales

To end a busy week we headed to Builth Wells for the Wonderwool Wales show

Hand dyeing workshops

News from Debbie's recent hand dyeing workshops in Dumfries and Derbyshire

Earthues dyes now in stock!

They're here! Michelle Whipplinger's unique Earthues natural dye extracts are now available

All about...hand dyeing: Earthues

Part two of Debbie's hand dyeing series Simply Knitting magazine covers Procion MX dyes

Simply Knitting Reader Offers!

Special discounts on our hand dyed 100% pure wool DK and our Kool Aid funky dyeing kit!

New Kool Aid dyed yarns in the Gallery

We have some fabulous new examples of your Kool Aid dyed yarns in our Gallery

All about...hand dyeing: Procion MX

Part two of Debbie's hand dyeing series Simply Knitting magazine covers Procion MX dyes

Fabulous Earthues dyes coming soon!

We're soon to be stocking Michelle Whipplinger's unique Earthues natural dye extracts

Kool Aid dyed baby cardigan

This gorgeous Kool Aid dyed baby cardigan by Frances Fletcher is the latest addition to our gallery

All about hand dyeing...

A brand new three part hand dyeing series by Debbie starts this month in Simply Knitting magazine

Knit Today magazine "We Love This!"

Knit Today magazine reviewed our Dye-It-Yourself project kits and gave them their "We Love This!" seal of approval

New Winter Warmer throw kit

Special offer price for readers of Simply Knitting magazine!

New hand dyed Wensleydale Aran yarn

Special offer price for readers of Simply Knitting magazine!

Meet the designer

Find out all you wanted to know about Debbie in the latest issue of Simply Knitting magazine!

Alternative cast-on techniques article

Part Two of Debbie's article on alternative cast-on techniques is in the latest issue of Simply Knitting magazine

Our online Gallery needs you!

See the latest entries in our online gallery of your work

Alternative cast-on techniques article

Part One of Debbie's article on alternative cast-on techniques is in the latest issue of Simply Knitting magazine

New Kool Aid funky hand dyeing kit

Our new Kool Aid hand dyeing kit includes dyes, wool and a knitting pattern!

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