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Jewel colours in Cotton

All our summer stocks are now starting to arrive and it is very cheering to see the bright colours.  Sirdar Cotton arrived today.  It is a new yarn for Sirdar.  100% cotton made in Turkey, it comes in a rainbow of colours.  Perfect for everything from summer tops to bouquets…

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Only a few more knitting evenings until Christmas!

We hope you have all your Christmas gift projects nearly finished by now!  We have seen the preparation of lots of lovely projects over the last few weeks and are sure that there will be many grateful recipients of knitted and crochet gifts this year.  In case you have any…

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Knitting and Stitching Show in the RDS

It is that time of year again - the wind has a bite in it, the evenings are getting darker and people’s thoughts turn to wool and knitting.

The traditional start to the winter knitting season is the Knitting & Stitching Show in the RDS and we are now less…

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Our little flock have arrived!

We have had our sheep pen and grass in place for a few weeks now but it has looked a little empty.  Not any more!  This week our flock of 4 sheep and a lamb have arrived and taken up residence.  We hope that our customers will be happy with…

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No Sheep Shots, please!

A good night’s sleep is a dangerous thing!  It gets the creative juices going.

One of the latest hare-brained schemes that we came up with was our new sheep pen out the front.  Customers can now enjoy the sun with some refreshments in the comfort of our - as…

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Spring Ideas in the Latest Craft Magazines

The latest magazines are now in stock with lots of ideas for Spring and Easter.

Mollie Makes have lovely crochet flower chains in spring colours, vintage knitted coasters and napkin rings, needle-felted March Hare cute bunny brooch and a “make for anyone” colourful granny square blanket.  On top of that…

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Feeling Socksy ?? ;-)

.. Then Winnie’s is the place for you this February because we have lots of Socksy things going on!

This February Winnie’s Craft Cafe will be participating in the Drops Sockalicious sale and celebrating all things sock. We will have 25% off all three Drops sock yarns, Fabel, Big Fabel…

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Christmas Opening Hours

Our Opening Hours over the Christmas and New Year period will be as follow:-
Saturday 22nd December 10 – 5.30
Sunday 23rd December Closed
Monday 24th December 9 – 3
Tuesday 25th and Wed 26th Closed
Thursday 27th – Saturday 29th 10 – 5.30

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Introduction to Feltmaking with Gina Faustino

Winnie’s Craft Cafe are delighted to be hosting INTRODUCTION TO FELTMAKING with Gina Faustino next Tuesday from 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

  Details are as below.

There are a couple of spaces still available so if you are interested you might drop Gina an email to .(JavaScript must…

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Knitting and Stitching Show in the RDS

Everybody here is getting very excited as the date for the Knitting and Stitching Show 2012 is now upon us.

We have been working hard to pull together the best and most exciting things in Winnie’s Craft Café to bring to the RDS.
Here are some of our favourites:-

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