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  • Meet the Expert - Hazel Tindall

    Hazel Tindall © Kate Davies Designs

    We know how important our experts are on a Stitchtopia tour & we love getting the chance to get to know them a little better. We met up with knitting expert Hazel Tindall recently (otherwise known as the world's fastest knitter) for a catchup on knitting & to talk about her role in our upcoming Shetland tour.

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  • Spring into step! Top tips for sprucing up your yarn stash!

    spring clean your yarn stash

    Spring clean your yarn stash!

    With the season of spring cleaning almost upon us and our days getting longer, warmer and brighter - what better time is there to get your yarn in order? There’s nothing more frustrating than left-over and mismatched skeins laying around, so now is the time to breathe new life into your stash and re-introduce some spring freshness!

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  • 2014 Stitchtopia Round Up

    f58c8e1a-3bce-477e-810a-13bab9666892 2014 has been a fantastic year for Stitchtopia, with a mixture of brand new tours being introduced to our programme and some old favourites making a return. We've travelled to some beautiful places, met some wonderful new friends and completed some stunning knitting and quilting projects in the process, so please read on to catch up with what's been happening this year! Continue reading
  • News from the Shetland Isles with Jane Crowfoot

    seals I was once again invited to tutor a knitting workshop in Shetland with Arena Travel back in May. Ive been home a few weeks now, but keep thinking about what a fabulous time we had! I adore Shetland and couldn't wait to get there this year, especially after the disappointment last year when the trip was abandoned due to bad weather. I went with a group of 14 knitters and our tour guide Caroline and we had good weather pretty much the whole time this year and only had a few drops of rain towards the end of our stay, the rest of the time it was dry, warm and bright. Continue reading

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