New colours up!

May 27, 2010 at 1:54 pm (Uncategorized)

Only 5 colourways this week, more sales before we could even list it, and one lot of wool felted a little, so we’ll have to keep that for ourselves to knit up ๐Ÿ™‚

Earth Magic‘Earth Magic’ ~ Dark purple, bright green, and indigo. (SOLD)

Retro‘Retro’ ~ Oranges, and chocolate. (SOLD)

Boys in Blue‘Boys in blue’ ~ Variegated blues from light to dark. (SOLD)

Down to the Woods‘Down to the woods’ ~ Bit hard to see this one, but it’s light greens, denim blue, and orangey brown. (SOLD)

Berry Delight‘Berry Delight’ ~ Gradiant dyed pinks through purples.(SOLD)

$12/100g. Trims available on request – $5/50g

Courier = $3 for up to 250g, $5.50 for up to 500g, more or Rural Delivery will be sent by NZ post, and totals will have to be confirmed.

100% 12ply Australian wool, and is 98m/100g. Hanks vary between 97-99g due to dyeing process.

Email wickedknitsnz@gmail.com for purchases or queries. Payment is by bank deposit, or cash on pick up.

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Colourways

May 20, 2010 at 1:20 pm (Uncategorized)

So, while I’m sitting here brainstorming colourways for next week, I thought I’d ask your opinion on the matter! – what do you all want to see?! Are you a pink person, or do hate the colour? Do you like green, blue, purple, red, specific combinations? Semi-solids, variegated? Brights, pastels, or darks?

I’m not a brights person, I love dark and light colours, purples, blues, greens, brown, cream, light pink, black. Casey is way more into anything that’s bright, loves orange, yellow, green, pink, neon! So between us we come up with a pretty good mix of ideas I think!

Alia

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And the winner is….

May 19, 2010 at 11:32 am (Uncategorized)

Rachel Mitchell! Congrats! I will contact you via email to sort out your prize ๐Ÿ™‚

Thanks to all our customers, we’ve had a great first couple of weeks! And we’re having so much fun, I think I’m starting to get used to having hands permanently stained one colour or another too!

Alia

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Yarn yarn yarn!

May 13, 2010 at 12:33 pm (Uncategorized)

Mixed Spice
Mixed Spice (12ply) ~ Reds, brown, dark purple. (SOLD)

Bubblegum ExtremeBubblegum Extreme (12ply) ~ Pink, Purpley pink, and aqua. (SOLD)

NauticalNautical (12ply) ~ Deep blues, with light red, and streaks of off-white. 1x 100g skein available, trim available on request.

Rock ChickRock Chick (12ply) Bright Pinks, light purple, and dark grey/black. (SOLD)

Strawberry MochaStrawberry Mocha (12ply) ~ Deliciously soft pinks, light brown, and cream. (SOLD)

SnozberrySnozberry (8ply) ~ Bright pink, green, and light purple. (SOLD)

Perfect StormPerfect Storm (8ply) ~ Indigo, purples, and grey. (SOLD)

12ply = $12/100g. Trims = $5/50g

8ply = $16/100g.

Courier = $3 for up to 250g, $5.50 for up to 500g, more or Rural Delivery will be sent by NZ post, and totals will have to be confirmed.

8ply is 100% Australian merino, and is 225m/100g, 12ply is 100% Australian wool, and is 98m/100g. Hanks vary between 97-99g due to dyeing process.

Email wickedknitsnz@gmail.com for purchases or queries. Payment is by bank deposit, or cash on pick up.

And yes sorry boys, we got a little carried away with the pink and purple! We did have one lovely boyish colourway which sold before we could list it!

Don’t forget if you make a purchase by next tuesday you go in the draw to win your choice of a free custom-dyed skein of yarn, or knitted child’s hat!

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Yarn dyed, and looking good!

May 12, 2010 at 1:40 pm (Uncategorized)

Though I think we may have gotten a bit carried away with the ammount ofย  ‘girly’ colourways! Whoops.

The wool is drying, and I can’t wait to rehank it all! We’ve got 4x 100g skeins of a lovely soft 8ply merino in two colourways (200g ea) to put up, as well as a whole pile of 12ply. The merino is a more expensive yarn, so will be $16/100g. We’re looking at getting 5kg of it in within the next few weeks ๐Ÿ™‚

The new batch of yarn should go up sometime tomorrow afternoon, and don’t forget if you make a purchase by next tuesday, you go in the draw to win a free skein of yarn or a knitted child’s hat!

Alia

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A little contest!

May 7, 2010 at 8:36 pm (Uncategorized)

And our yarn order has arrived! That was fast, all the way from Wellington out to Upper Hutt within hours. Now where will I stash it all?! Anyway, this means I can announce the date we’ll next be listing more lovely yarn – Thursday the 13th. ๐Ÿ™‚ We will try to have new stock listed every second thursday, so keep your eyes peeled.

We’ve decided to put together a little bonus draw to celebrate starting out – all customers who make a purchase in the first two weeks we’re open (so the 4th to the 18th) will go in the draw to win their choice of either a free skein of yarn, custom dyed to their choice of colours, or a baby/child-sized Aviatrix or Poppy Hat! (Aviatrix is in sizes 0-3m to 4y+, and poppy in 0-3m to 10-12y)

Casey is able to knit these hats for sale, so if you’re interested in having some of our yarn knitted up, just ask. We’ll have an official price list for them up soon. We hope to be able to offer more patterns for custom knits soon. ๐Ÿ˜€

Image is a poppy hat made by Casey, Aviatrix is a similar design with straps, and usually without the embelishment – Great for little boys.

Alia

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May 7, 2010 at 9:46 am (Uncategorized)

Just ordered 10kg of wool (12ply) So should have some more dyed yarn up next week sometime! Can’t wait to get back into dyeing, we have some lovely colourway ideas ๐Ÿ™‚

Alia

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First Batch

May 4, 2010 at 12:06 pm (Uncategorized)

Mojave Sun

‘Mojave Sun’ ~ Bright oranges, reds, yellows. 2x 100g skeins & 50g orange trim available.

Bubblegum

‘Bubblegum’ ~ Bright Aqua, pinky purple & green. (SOLD)

Earthsea

‘Earthsea’ ~ Light Earthy brown mixed with shades of blue. (SOLD)

Robotics

‘Robotics’ ~ Rust orange, vibrant indigo, and grey. 2x 100g skeins available.

Alice

‘Alice’ ~ Indigo, light purple, and very light sage.(SOLD)

Swamp Monster

‘Swamp Monster’ ~ Semi-solid greens with murky patches lurking about.(SOLD)

Rose Red

‘Rose Red’ ~ Semisolid red. (SOLD)

Licorice Allsorts

‘Licorice Allsorts’ ~ Bright pink, yellow, and very dark purple. (SOLD)

12ply 100% wool, 98m/100g, skeins will be between 97 & 99g, as some is lost in the dyeing/rehanking process. This is a nice soft wool, and it will pill if used on toddler garments.

$12/100g, trims are $5/50g. Postage is $3 for up to 250g, up to 500g is $5.50, and more or RD will be sent by NZ post, and totals will have to be confirmed. Please Email any interest in purchasing to wickedknitsnz@gmail.com

If you are interested in trims dyed to match the yarn, ask away! Some colours will work for this, some will not.

Alia

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