March 21, 2011

Once apon a time.....

This weeks yarn is up! "Classic Children's Literature" is the theme :)

The 4plys
"Treasure Island" "Little Women" and "The Tales of Peter Rabbit"

The 8plys
"Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" "The Jungle Book" "Moby Dick" "The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe" and "The Secret Garden"

Pop over to the "yarn for sale" tab for more details and to purchase :)

March 10, 2011

Canterbury Tribute

i wanted a special theme this week and while i was thinking NZ places, a friend of mine suggested doing solely Canterbury places, so here it is!

The 4plys
Christchurch Cathedral, Lyttleton Harbour and Avon River by Night

The 8plys
Burnham, Botanical Gardens, Hanmer Springs, Sunset over Akaroa and Arts Center

heaps still available so heap over to to the "Yarn for Sale" Tab :)

March 2, 2011

Heaven Sent

This weeks yarn used the last of the giveaway runner up ideas "Heaven Sent"

4ply merino superwash
"Shooting Star" "Changing Tides" "Eclipse"
 "Sunrise" "Sunset" "Reincarnation"
8ply Superwash
"Guardian Angel" "Moonbeam" "Raindrops on Roses" "Nebula"

pop over to the "yarn for sale" tab as there is still some available :)

World Adventure

One of the runner up ideas in the latest giveaway was the theme "World Adventure"
This yarn never made it to the blog on time as it sold out so fast!!!!
All 8ply Superwash.

Castles of Scotland, Antarctic Exploration, Amazon Adventure, Kenyan Safari, Pyramids of Giza

Tuscan Wine Trail, Amsterdam Sex Show, New Orleans Mardi Gras, Bollywood Premiere, Pacific Cruise 

Busy Busy Busy!!!

Red Riding Hood has been RIDICULOUSLY busy this past month.

With the Opening Of Holland Road yarn company, weddings, plus my eldest sons first birthday, starting school etc i have neglected the blog a bit!

So here's a bit of an update:

Last Tuesday (the 22nd Feb) Holland Road Yarn Company opened its doors for the first time. I made the trip down to Wellington specially for the occasion and took my mum to the special opening night.
It was a fabulous night, lots of fun meeting fellow knitters i have know "online" but never in real life etc

Here is the yarn i dyed up exclusively for the shop

The organic Merino 4plys
"Little Boy Blue" "Little Jack Horner" and "Three Little Pigs"

The 4ply Merino

"Sword in the Stone" "Jack and the Beanstalk" "Pinocchio" and "Rapunzel"

The 8ply
"Fantasia" "Cinderella" "Princess and the Frog"
"Prince and the Pauper" "Sleeping Beauty" 'Happily Ever After"

I saw three skeins being bought on opening night!!!!! So fingers crossed they do well :) You can head down and check out the store yourself at 281 Jackson Street, Petone, Wellington