Just a reminder that it is that time of year again and we shall be at home to visitors next weekend for the first Sanday Soulka of the year. Just one small change this time, we are not opening on Sunday as both Gill and Beth are taking a rare opportunity to go sail-about on the Varagen’s [...]
There was only one correct entry submitted for our Knit Crochet Blog Week puzzle. Trundlebug is the lucky winner of a pair of lovely Knitpro Karbonz fixed circular needles. She’s having some in a sock size and they a re now packaged and ready for posting to her. We hope that Liz will write us [...]
We have a competition for you tomorrow. There’s a pair of Karbonz fixed circulars up for grabs. Lovely needles – don’t miss out!
Wow, April is beginning to run away from us already, isn’t it – and I have not even cast on my April project yet. Yes, it is a UFO, but it’s a frogged one. Really, the weather is just too nice to be sitting knitting. the sun beckons me outside with my camera. Really, the [...]
You may have noticed a deterioration in service from this web site of late. We have had the hosting service look into matters and they have now come up with a proposed resolution that involves moving servers. This is simply to let you know that, in the worst case scenario, things may get worse in [...]
They are here, at long last. The keenly anticipated KARBONZ range from KnitPro.
The Karbonz range of needles is made from Carbon Fibre, a composite polymer characterised by its light weight and superior tensile strength. It is a material used in advanced manufacturing in areas such as aeronautics, and has long been loved by anglers – who cherish its special qualities in their rods.
News of new product lines, including The Colours of Shetland book from Kate Davies (now available with free postage)
Just to let you know that we have some copies of Kate Davies’ new book, “Colours of Shetland” coming in the next few days. The price will be the cover price, £14.99. We”ll subsidise some or all of the postage – undecided on that until we have the packed weight sorted out. We were lucky [...]
Happy New Year! We hope that the coming months will treat you well and wish health and happiness to all our customers and friends. We begin the New Year with a fresh new look (we hope that you like it) and, sadly, some increased prices (but not all that many – and not by much). [...]
The site will go down at 3pm on Monday afternoon. After this time all Ashford sales will be at the new prices. We are taking the opportunity to overhaul the site completely so may be gone for some time. Currently we are aiming to be back some time on Friday 4th January. We will update [...]
Just a quick reminder that ASHFORD prices change on Tuesday 1st January. NOW is the time to get your order in to avoid price rises. We will process any orders received between now and 3pm on Monday 31st December by close of day Monday, in order to get the old prices. The shop will go [...]
Despite the icy weather, the Christmas Fair was well-attended and Sanday Spinners did a very brisk trade. Thank you to all who came to speak with us, and especially to those who shopped! We are still open for business at the Studio every afternoon until Christmas (failing the need to go to town etc.) Come [...]
I just wrote a quick note to Santa – I would like an E-spinner in my stocking, great value at the new price, and so useful and portable. I was wondering, what would you like if somebody came shopping here to buy you a present? Tell us in the Comments.
It’s that time of year again, when our supplier sends us an updated price list. However, the increases in most cases are reasonably modest. They take effect in January. It does mean that sometime in late December we’ll be taking the website down for a day or so to update the prices – so order [...]
The pies are cooked. The wine is mulled. COME AND GET THEM WHILE THEY ARE HOT! 2pm – 4pm at the Little Isegarth Studio