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New at The Village Haberdashery!

Note: The content of this post is similar to what we shared in today’s newsletter. If you want updates delivered to your inbox each week, pop your email in the box on the right or sign up here! Sleeping Porch by Heather Ross Sleeping Porch is the new collection of cotton lawns by Heather Ross […]
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Free knitting pattern: Emily’s Simple Leaf Cowl

I’m so excited to feature a free knitting pattern by Emily of Strawberry Patch Ramblings today! She’s used one of our new colours of the beautiful Manos Silk Blend and created a very pretty cowl with a lovely leaf design. I do love a cowl! Over to Emily for the pattern. Thanks Emily! Yarn: 100g […]
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Manos Silk Blend 50g skeins now in stock

Luxurious Manos del Uruguay Silk Blend is now available in 50g skeins! We’ve restocked these delicious yarns with lots of gorgeous semi-solid and variegated colours to choose from. In a versatile DK/8-Ply weight, Manos Silk Blend is just right for cowls, scarves, gloves and jumpers.    
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The pop of colour cowl

Knit Collage are known for creating extra-special, one-of-a-kind yarn and Pixie Dust Mini is no exception! These gorgeous, sparkly skeins are handspun for thick and thin texture, dyed in eye-catching colours and woven with just the right amount of sparkly pixie dust. To knit up super quick, cosy warm and wildly cheerful cowl, we paired […]
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Manos Serena on my needles

I’m knitting again! I haven’t knit in ages but I had a long plane ride and wanted a project to take with me, so I decided to finally start the Emelie cardigan I downloaded from Ravelry a few months ago. I don’t knit as often as I’d like, so I get nervous every time I start […]
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Handwarmer pattern adjustments for kids

Maddie loved the handwarmers I knitted myself so much that I decided to make her a pair too. Manos Silk Blend comes in such a massively generous skein, it was possible to make both sets with yarn left over! These are such an unphotogenic garment – basically a tube with a hole – but I […]
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Pretty new yarn in the shop!

Over the past couple of weeks we’ve had three gorgeous shipments of new yarns in the shop that are perfect for spring knitting. Have a look! The new spring colours of Manos del Uruguay Serena have arrived! Manos Serena is a luxurious, season-spanning blend of 60% baby alpaca and 40% pima cotton. This super-soft yarn […]
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Hooray for handwarmers

Weather-wise, it’s been a bit crazy. It’s spring. It’s winter. It’s spring. It’s winter. It’s summer?? Get it together, London! Whatever’s going on, though, it’s handwarmer season. These handy half-gloves keep your mitts toasty during those cooler mornings and evenings whilst your fingers are free to find your keys or play with your iphone. What’s […]
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In-between-weather cowl

It felt like forever since I’d done any knitting so I picked up a favourite pattern and made myself what I’m now calling the “in-between-weather cowl.” This is the Mobius Cowl or Cowl With a Twist that Whitney at the Purl Bee came up with, but without the contrasting stripe (I love the contrasting stripe, […]
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