Australian wool enthusiasts have set a new world record for the world's longest Pom Pom Garland and now enter the Guinness Book of Records. The record was set during the 90th birthday celebrations on Saturday August 31 at the Australian Country Spinners' mill in Wangaratta.
It has been a long time in the making but we have a fantastic new Cleckheaton leaflet featuring guest designer John Macarthur. John Macarthur is a well known Sydney hand knit designer who runs his own label Purl Harbour and has had huge success with the Cleckheaton Sweeet and Boyfriend collection.
These exquisite garments made for a stunning shoot. The Designer Collection allows ACS to support independent designers and is an exciting introduction to 2013. Happy knitting!
p.s we also have patterns from Sydney design duo Romance Was Born up our sleeve so stay tuned for more info.
Add an extra special hand made touch to your Christmas gifts this year using yarn! Get crafty and have lots of fun making pom pons, tassels and clever patterns using a simple needle and yarn. Featured yarns include Panda Sparkles and Panda Magnum 8 ply.
We had a hectic shoot last week involving 12 happy babies and 5 different sets! It was a great day on set with only a few tears shed. We fine tuned our Twinkle Twinkle voices and even got into cake decorating. Take a look at how the day unfolded my clicking on the link below. And of course stay tuned for 5 new yarns with gorgeous patterns coming your way very soon.
We have just wrapped up our comp where entrants had to tell us why they loved Patons. We were so thrilled with over 1000 entries via Facebook, email and mail. We have selected a couple of gorgeous hand written entries to show you. Thank you to everyone who told us their beautiful stories and rhymed with words unimaginable!
Winners receive a 12 month subscription to Patons books! What a fabulous prize!
Our assistant designer recently had a fabulous holiday in Japan and brought back lots of weird and wonderful sweets for us to sample and some intriguing pics. The colours and textures are so inspiring that we wanted to share them! Enjoy.
Reviewing catwalk shots from Winter 2012 we wanted to share these gorgeous knits with you. YUM!
ACS and Hopscotch films are giving away 100 2-for-1 passes for Hysteria. Starring Maggie Gyllenhaal and Hugh Dancy, Hysteria is an offbeat and amusing romantic comedy set in Victorian England.
For details on how to enter click 'read more'
Working six months ahead of time we ventured out of the office to capture the essence of Summer in the middle of June!! Cleackheaton Sorrento is featured in these gorgeous summer knits. Stay tuned for the release date.