Shop Update: New hues in DK!

LInda Lencovic Aran, BEYUL, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co.

This week’s shop update is all about thicker, warmer yarns. I’ve got two new colours and some restocked hues in Islington DK and Beyul DK. The two blends can easily be used together as they are exactly the same thickness. First new huw is Islington DK in autumnal Sangria. Perfect with restocked  neutrals Nutkin and Squirrelly, this hue is – a rich oxblood. …

Catching up with the ‘gram

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co.

As some of you might have guessed I am struggling to find time for everything which is why the blog has lagged the last few months. Like a lot of small business owners I’ve been mostly using Instagram to post content as it is quick and allows me to cross-post to several platforms with the click of one button, maximising …

Like a Siren Call

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., shop update, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

Shop update today and this summer update brings more new juicy colour your way! As Fibre East is quickly approaching at the end of July I’ve been dyeing up a storm in preparation, developing new hues and restocking old favs. Above is a smattering of what is available and now in shop. Juicy Persimmon in lighter fingering weight is now also in the shop! …

Introducing Lakelet … in Beyul fingering!

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs

I’d like to introduce you to a lovely new shawl, Lakelet, in Beyul fingering released by my talented pal Renée Callahan last week. Lakelet begins at the corner with just a few stitches, and grows across the width until you reach a lace edging, which is worked with a small amount of contrasting yarn. Shown here is Steppe yellow and natural Yurt, Lakelet is a simple knit, perfect for …

Shop update today!

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

Back from an amazing time at Unravel and have some new things to share with you. Today’s shop update has some restocked and fun new colours of Westminster – the softest baby Camel/ silk. from top left: Ginger, Bloom, Iris, Rhubarb, Gold Rush, Purple Martin, Tidepool Here are the new shimmering WESTMINSTER hues from top:  Tidepool, Bloom, Iris, As my new blend Baskerville is sold out at the moment and …

Unravel at Farnham Maltings!

LInda Lencovic Baskerville, BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., shows, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WALTHAM - 100% British BFL, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

The first show of the season is upon us and I am loading up the van today with many goodies for any of you that can make it to Farnham this weekend for the fun! I am lucky enough to be located in the beautiful Tannery again this year, directly up the stairs from the entrance to Farnham Maltings to …

First shop update of 2016 TOMORROW!

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., shop update, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, WALTHAM - 100% British BFL

Happy new year all! Preview today of the first update of the year tomorrow – mouse over images to see details: Find them in shop at 9am GMT tomorrow! Also, I’ve been flat out since getting back on the work wagon Monday and haven’t yet had a chance to do the #TwelveDaysOfKNITmas draw, so extending the contest to next Monday to …

Partying with the Poms!

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co.

Last Friday’s annual Pom Pom Quarterly was an utter blast! I had so much fun playing with those of you who made it and wrote a bit about it for lovely Lisa at Indifbr this week, so head over to her blog to see what I have to say and get a feel for the joyous blur that was my evening! I …

Quick holiday knit suggestions

LInda Lencovic BEYUL, gifts for knitters, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

Starting to feel the gifting pressure on this end and hope all of you out there are feeling much more relaxed than I am about the impending holidays! If you are still looking for some quick knits for gifting here are a few simple suggestions. The Seaward hat below in Padparadscha takes only one skein and can be knit in a couple quick evenings. I …

New STUFF!

LInda Lencovic gifts for knitters, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

I’ve been doing a bit more shawl knitting this week and blocked my new Angel in the Making Shawl the other day (kit in shop). It is enormous and dramatic! I need to take some better shots, but here is a shot of it blocking. HUGE. I love it. Some restocking in the shop this week – Beyul yak/silk/merino in …

Last day for a free shawl!

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, shop

Last two days for my Jetty shawl offer. Get the pattern free with any purchase of 2 or more skeins of Islington DK before midnight GMT tomorrow! Find these colours in shop along with a few more: Please note that I won’t be shipping orders whilst I am away, so all orders this week will go out on Oct 5th when I return!  

Free pattern offer with yarn purchase – Jetty!

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., shop, The Boardwalk Collection

For one week starting today – to Friday October 2nd get my Jetty shawl pattern free with any purchase of 2 or more skeins of Islington DK! ———————————————————————— I am off for a much-needed holiday next week and thought it would only be fair to offer all of you a treat as well! Temperatures are dropping and it is the perfect time …

London calling

LInda Lencovic Antiprism, Aran, BEYUL, HEATH - 100% Ethical Merino, ISLINGTON - British BFL/Silk, ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., Naloa, original designs, patterns, The Boardwalk Collection, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering, Veil of Leiten, WESTMINSTER - Baby Camel/Silk

Heading to London this coming weekend for the Yarn in the City Marketplace Saturday and couldn’t be more excited! I’ve got some cute project bags sewn up as well over the last week. There are only a few of these in various different fabrics and sizes as they take me ages to sew! ;-P These are one-offs so get them …

Introducing…

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, TWIST- 100% British BFL fingering

A new design was published last week in Islington DK! Introducing the Artichoke Beret by Anni Howard: Anni designed this in Islington DK and the blends’s stitch definition is perfect for the lovely, tactile chevron stitch she used. There is a great  contrasting pom pom in Twist Macho Mint as well! Old Smoke is currently in the shop and I’ve got this minty green Twist in stock …

Pom-ing around – Pomcast is live!

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., The Boardwalk Collection

We’ve been doing a lot of travelling with The Boardwalk Collection blog tour having jetted over to the homeland with Julie at Knitted Bliss last Thurs and now back to the UK, where our next stop is on the ever-vibrant Pomcast with the lovely Pom Pom Quarterly pod duo Lydia and Sophie.    The pomcast went live on the weekend and also features a giveaway for two MORE …

Boardwalk Collection KAL giveaway – win two skeins of Islington DK!

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Knit A Long

The KAL starts today and there is still plenty of time to take part as many of the patterns are quick ones! Knitters can win a full set of the collection patterns by joining the Ravelry group and taking part by posting images of their work in progress on the group, their Ravelry pages and sharing their projects to the group. Extra entries …

A tale of two Bantams

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, sewing, The Boardwalk Collection

I  recently started working my way through the patterns in the new Merchant & Mills Workbook. Filled with tons of patterns I want to make, I thought I’d just get stuck in and work up to the more complicated projects. My favourite pattern thus far is the racer-back Bantam top and dress. I started with the dress version in a medium weight …

The Boardwalk Collection – KAL Aug 1st – Sep 6th

LInda Lencovic ISLINGTON DK, Kettle Yarn Co., original designs, The Boardwalk Collection

Today’s stop on the blog tour is with the lovely Jo – Shinybees herself. Listen in as she tries to interview me through impromptu seagull interruptions! The KAL dates for The Boardwalk Collection is now set for August 1st – September 6th. All brights in Islington DK are now restocked forFibre East on the 25th and will be online until I close the …