Temperatures are dropping in the UK with flurries of snow and icy winds forecast throughout January. With this in mind, we invite you to warm up with our super-hot prices on all things cosy for you and your family. Continue reading
Now the weather is turning cold and wet it’s making me think about warm clothes and the next big event that everyone loves; Christmas! Whether you love it or hate it, you can not deny that the Christmas jumper is one of the most talked about items of clothing every winter.
It is only in recent years that it has made a comeback and has now become a must have item for everyone’s winter wardrobe. All the top high street stores stock them and they fly out fast but what is becoming increasingly popular is hand knitted versions; just like the ones you never wanted to wear that your Granny had knitted for you!
Why not get crafty and try knitting your own this year? We stock lots of Christmas knitting patterns, including jumpers and outfits for both children and adults!
This beautiful wool by King Cole now has some fantastic shades; bronze, copper, black, turquoise and pink.
Priced at just £2.14 (+ shipping), this tinsel yarn is set to become a firm favourite with knitters worldwide.
Made from 75% Polyester & 25% Lurex this wool really does have a lovely sparkle to it, perfect for the patterns that you get free when purchasing the wool.
We also sell an extremely cute Tinsel Hedgehog family pattern which would be ideal to make up for Christmas.
This fab owl hat pattern is suitable from newborn size right up to adults and can be created in whatever colours you fancy; from soft pastel shades right up to multicoloured brights! The pattern has cute button details for the eyes and is finished with tassles on the top, you could even embellish the hats further if you wanted to make them a little bit more individual.
These would be ideal for the coming winter months and very popular for children for when they go back to school. The full free pattern can be found here, where Sarah has posted very good instructions including images to help you create the hat.
For lots of other patterns and wool check out our website.
Happy Knitting x
There is nothing more precious and special to a family than a new baby, especially those that are long-awaited for or those who arrive early. Whether you’re the mum to be, new parents, grandparents, family or friends one of the most personal and thoughtful gifts you can give or receive when a new baby arrives is a hand knitted garment.
Here at Mill Outlets we have a fantastic selection of King Cole Knitting Pattern Books for babies right through from premature size to 2 years. Each book has a charming collection of hand-knit garments in classic yarns which are soft and gentle against young skin. The books are filled with lots of cute, comfortable and practical garments and nursery essentials to keep baby snug. These knitting pattern books are great value for money at just £7.99 each and are available on our website right now along with lots of DK wool suitable for knitting these garments.
Baby Book 1 is a collection of 12 classic and modern designs suitable for all knitting abilities. The designs include : Blankets, coats, bonnets, boots, cardigans, dungarees, waistcoats, jackets, mittens, scarf, hats & a teddy bear suitable for both boys and girls.
Baby Book 2 is a collection of 12 colourful designs by Jenny Watson including : cardigans, sweaters, hats, jackets, blanket & cushion, socks, slip over, bolero style cardigan, mittens & booties.
We also sell Baby Book 5 which is a collection of 35 stylish knits by Sue Batley-Kyle. A collection of beautifully soft garments in a palette of delicate pastels. This collection varies slightly from the others by having design names rather than numbers. Some of the designs include :
- Little Vintage
- Lace & Bobbles
- Little Pink
- Little Stripey
- Little Retro
- Little Sunshine
- Little Frilly
This really is a collection of gorgeous stylish knits to wrap up your little ones; cosy hats, hooded coats & snug little booties. For those special occasions there are the prettiest of cardigans and dapper little jackets which co-ordinate with the most beautiful blankets. Chunky ribbed jackets for your cheeky chap, vintage styling for every girls wardrobe and snuggly shoes for toasty toes; design favourite’s you will want to knit again.
Happy Knitting x