12 days of Christmas - knitting

The 12 Days of Christmas - in knitting!

We all love the song, The 12 Days of Christmas, but did you know each day also has a secret message about knitting! Don't believe us? Read on to find out how...

12th December 2016

Signature knitting needlesDay 12 - Twelve drummers drumming  

We have no need for drumsticks, but Signature's luxury knitting needles are crafted from aircraft-quality aluminum; they're hand polished and made in the USA. And they offer a lifetime warranty on all their needles.


Signature are offering $5 off when you spend $25, with promo code DRUMMER. The code is valid from 12-18 December 2016.


Day 11 - Eleven pipers piping

Quince & Co's Piper yarn is a gorgeous blend of 50% Texas super kid mohair and 50% Texas superfine merino. 



Day 10 - Ten lords a leaping

For feet that are made for leaping, you can't beat hand-knitted socks. So Doodlestop's adjustable sock blocker is just what you need for a perfect fit.



Day 9 - Nine ladies dancing   

Dancing Colors yarn from Cherly Loberle is a gorgeous blend of merino and mohair, and each skein is hand-dyed.



Day 8 - Eight maids a milking

Treat yourself or the knitter on your list to luxurious milk yarn from Bellatrista. With the shimmer of silk and incomparable softness, our milk yarns and milk-bamboo blends are available in a range of weights and palettes from gentle pastels to vibrant jewel tones.

Spun from milk protein fiber, milk yarn is strong, durable, and machine washable. It's perfect for garments, accessories, and baby blankets.


Bellatrista milk yarns

Day 7 - Seven swans a swimming  

Cygnet Yarns have a huge range of quality yarns at affordable prices, from value acrylics to beautiful 100% pure wool DK.

Whopper Cotton is a super chunky cotton mix yarn that knits or crochets up in no time, creating modern, funky garments and homewares. They have lots of patterns available to download from their website and they’re all FREE!


Cygnet yarns

Day 6 - Six geese a laying  

2017 is the year of the Giza mandala, with Simply Crochet's 2017 calendar and mandala designs hooked in King Cole yarn. Check out the range of 20 colours. 


King Cole Giza Simply Crochet mandalas

Day 5 - Five gold rings  

Nothing adds a touch of sparkle like gold yarn – we love adding a strand of this fingering weight thread to regular yarns to make it extra special.



Day 4 - Four calling birds  

Birdies Knits is a family run small business dedicated to producing vibrant, beautiful 100% cotton skeins. We are always coming up with something new so check back regularly!

Use coupon code HAPPYFALL to get 15% off your order.


BirdiesKnits yarns

Day 3 - Three French hens

Our favourite French yarns and patterns come from Bergere de France, and at Little  Houndales Knits the yarns start at just £2 a ball.



Day 2 - Two turtle doves

Instead of two turtle doves, how about two bundles of love? This Yarn Lover's Christmas Box contains two skeins of handpainted sock yarn and lots of other little surprises, all wrapped up in an attractive gift box. They also have lots of other gift ideas for the crafter in the family.

Plus if you use discount code XMAS16, you'll save 10% discount on your order.


The Little Wool Company

Day 1 - And a partridge in a pear tree

Or as we like to sing, "And an offer from Vanessa Bee". Check out the range of knitting bags and accessories at Vanessa Bee, and if you use code YL12 you can save 12% – plus there's free delivery when you spend £20 or more.


Vanessa Bee knitting bag

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