Friday, 4 January 2019

A New Year ...



...but first a quick look back....
Above are the posts which emerged for my #2018bestnine on Instagram
It seems that it was the 'Year of the Dolls, Bears and Cats'! 



My beautiful 2019 Calendar by








Gorgeous new book and yarn by
for my personal weekend projects

An array of Winter Jackets from the
PDF Knitting Pattern
These are always a fun way to use up sock yarn leftovers




Thank you everyone for the kind comments left here on the blog 
and the messages I received over the festive period.
It's always lovely to catch up at this time of year x

❤️

Do you have lots of new projects planned for 2019
or maybe you have a renewed determination to finish those still lingering from 2018?

I did my best to complete all unfinished personal projects before 
Christmas although still need to block my sweater and have a crochet blanket to 
complete which I hope to reacquaint myself with in the next couple of weeks
...I'm looking forward to picking up my hook again...
This week I've been tidying my photo library or at least have made a start.
I really need to make this a regular task through the year. 
I'm also reorganising my books of which I now have endless shelves full
(they just continue to grow!) and I hope to work out a better system so that I can 
find what I'm looking for at the time I actually need it!

...and of course, I'm enjoying making plans for new patterns...
...I have so many ideas whirling around...

This year also marks ten years of my ETSY shop!
It's hard to believe how those years have flown by.
totally unplanned, wonderful journey which I could never have predicted.
 As a thank you to everyone who has passed through those small doors
there will be some celebrations later in the year x

❤️

Finally, for those who have asked often over the years,
I'm now also planning to start a Facebook or Ravelry group (or maybe both)
I just need to do a little more research before making a final decision πŸ™ƒ
If you have any opinions or suggestions I'd love to hear! x

My favourite view from our window over Christmas
...misty, tranquil and ever beautiful Lake Windermere...

❤️


Best Wishes
 for a Happy and Peaceful 2019 lovely blog friends


Back soon


❤️




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Monday, 24 December 2018

❤️ Christmastime ...









































 Wishing you a very

hApPy cHrIsTmAs

and all you most wish for in 

2019


πŸŽ„πŸ¦ŒπŸŽ„

❤️


Thank you for being the loveliest company in 2018!


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Friday, 23 November 2018

November Favourites ....



Favourite things this month...




Yarn winding for a new project
(it's lucky that I do enjoy this as I spend many hours doing it!)




Favourite little Putford Scissors
(I finally found them in black!)




A lovely new self - patterning Sock Yarn by West Yorkshire Spinners
'Fairy Lights'
❤️



...used to make this little bear jacket yesterday afternoon...
(love when it's time for the fairy lights in the workroom)

✨πŸ’š ❤️ πŸ’š✨



My most favourite magazines...
I always look forward to these arrivals
(although I have lots of favourites πŸ™ƒ)


This was my progress last week on my 
'Treysta Sweater'
...just a ribbed cuff to complete now and I'm really looking
forward to seeing this blocked
(pattern by Jennifer Steingass and you can find all the pattern details here)  
Amazingly quick to knit using Γstex LΓ©ttlopi of which I'm now a definite fan x
(and it's going with me on our Christmas trip along with my shawl and mittens
which also still need to be blocked...I think a whole 'blocking week' is needed! πŸŽ„)


Most favourite cook 
(along with Nigel of course)




An afternoon with lovely Nigella and the best company




❤️

Finally,
...joining in with Etsy Cyber Sale Week..
If you would like to knit a festive 'Sock Yarn Bear Jacket'
like the one shown above or a little 'Tearoom Bear' as below..

There's 20% discount on both patterns on
ETSY and Ravelry
23rd - 26th November 2018
(ends midnight GMT - no code required)


('Tearoom Bears' are available working both 'in the round' or 'back and forth'
All details are in individual listings along with languages available)



❤️

Thank you everyone
 who has taken the time to leave lovely comments and 
reviews about the new patterns which is very much appreciated
(and it's been lovely to catch up with everybody too x)

❤️

A very busy 2 weeks has been had...in fact I would say the busiest ever...
...and I decided a rest would be following...
but already... there's a new head on my table!


Back soon


✨ πŸ’š ❤️ πŸ’š ✨





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Sunday, 4 November 2018

2 New Knitting Patterns!


Hello!
 Some news about 2 new knitting patterns today

Both are now live on Etsy and Ravelry including the following...

a larger pattern to make a

'Tearoom Girl Cat'

(several Cats are included in the pattern for ideas)

along with an easy to knit 

'Cat Pinafore'

The pattern is very detailed for those who need it 
with step by step instructions, lots of photographs, tips 
and useful links

(the listings also include links for other suitable clothing patterns to fit the cats 
along with the new dress pattern)
...and a second smaller pattern to make a

'Top - Down Tearoom Dress'

which will fit the Girl Cat and several other Tearoom animal and doll patterns
(links are included in the listing for suitable patterns to use with the dress)

As well as the main yarns used in the dress pattern
this is a fun project to use up lovely left overs from your stash

🌿

There's a 20% introductory offer applied to both new patterns until

11th November 2018 

midnight GMT
(no code required)

🌿

The new patterns are available on 

Etsy
 (store link)

and 

Ravelry 
(store link)

or 
...for individual Ravelry pattern links see below...

 Tearoom Girl Cat here       
Top-Down Tearoom Dress here

(also on LoveKnitting and here on the Tearoom blog tomorrow!)

Update: Both new patterns can now be purchased here on the blog in the 

TEAROOM Shop

(click to visit)

🌿

To anyone who purchases, 
I hope you enjoy the patterns which also have new layouts

Designing, knitting, photographing and pattern writing 
means I've got to know these little kittens very well over recent weeks
and it's lovely to finally be able to introduce then to you! x

🌿


Happy Knitting

Back soon


🌱 πŸ’— 🌱








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