Autumn Beaches

Back in August, I shared my excitement about one of my yarns being featured in a pattern on the front of Inside Crochet issue 69. Now I’m delighted to say that the pattern is available to prchase individually from the designer, Valerie . In fact, if you purchase the pattern through this Ravelry link, you will also receive a code that will give you 10% off not just Mobberley DK, but any DK yarn in the shop.

Autumn Beaches | © V Bracegirdle
Autumn Beaches | © V Bracegirdle
Autumn Beaches motif in Strawberry Blush
Autumn Beaches motif in Strawberry Blush

I’m currently working my version up in Mobberley DK “Strawberry Blush”. I love how the colour change happens on the corner!

If you enjoy crochet I would urge you to pop over to Valerie’s website, Agrarian Artisan. It’s full of gorgeous pictures, top tips and fun CALs. It’s a must!

 

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Market Research

Hi everyone,
My mind is turning towards next year and product development and I’d really appreciate some feedback if you have the time.

I’m currently developing some weaving kits based on 120-200g yarn (either a skinny version of Stanley, my Falkland merino, at 400m per 100g or a new merino/silk 4ply, again 400m), with either co-ordinated mini skein warps or a hand painted painted warp plus weft and instructions.

I’m also working with a crochet designer to develop some crochet scarf/stole kits. One of these would be a single skein kit, the rest would be based on mini-skeins, with one having 4 colours and others having more (potentially up to 15-20). I envisage these being Mobberley, merino or merino/silk, and would come with the yarn (somewhere between 100-300g based on early estimates) and a printed pattern.

I have researched prices of kits currently on the market (mainly knitting), but I’m interested to know how much people have paid/would pay for a kit at a show.

Thanks for your time, much appreciated. All responses will be entered into a wee draw to say thanks!

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