Loch Hat and Mittens

Loch

The 10th day is a bumper day in the TinCanKnits 12 Days of Christmas pattern giveaway. Today they have not one, but two designs to share with us – the Loch Hat and Loch Mittens. Together they make a beautiful winter-warmer set and, even though there’s just a few days until Christmas, there’s plenty of winter left yet!

We think Katia Merino Baby is a perfect yarn match for these beauties, and we’re offering 15% off this range today only. It’s soft and warm, durable and washable, and comes in some perfect icy blues, a crisp snow white and a cosy ecru too.

Loch

To claim the discount on this yarn enter the code: TCKDAY10 during the checkout process in our online shop, or simply quote the code in-store or over the phone.

Today is our last day of trading before the Christmas break, but we’ll still be posting our yarn offers for the 11th and 12th days of Christmas. The offers will then only be redeemable online, and we’ll hold all orders for shipping on our return in the New Year.

Don’t forget that everyone who uses one of the 12 Days of Christmas codes will be entered in to a draw to *win* signed copies of Road Trip, Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe and Great White North, with the winner being announced in the New Year too.

Cosy Cables

BonBon

On the 9th Day of Christmas TinCanKnits are bringing us some cosy cables in the very sweet Bon Bon Toque, *free* for 24 hours only.

Pop on over to pick up your pattern and then fly back here to claim your 15% discount on our chosen yarn for today – Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran. There’s a colour for everyone in this range, and it’s soft enough for those even with the most sensitive skin.

BonBon

To claim the discount simply quote the code TCKDAY9 during the online checkout process, over the phone or in store.

Are you all set for Christmas now? Don’t forget tomorrow is our last trading day before the Christmas break!

Paving the Way to Christmas

Paved

We’re really in to the countdown now, as we hit the 8th Day of Christmas with TinCanKnits.

Today they have the sweetest little pattern for Boot Toppers to share with us and, although we’re now in Christmas week, we’re confident a set of these could fly off the needles ahead of the big day!

Paved

Our suggested yarn today is Louisa Harding Esquel, a soft and warm blend of merino, llama and silk. The silk flecks lend a subtle texture to finished projects, which will work really nicely with this simple cable design. For 15% Off Esquel today only, use the discount code TCKDAY8.

Don’t forget we have three signed TinCanKnits books to give away to one lucky knitter. Simply redeem one of our promotion codes between now and Christmas Day and you’ll be entered in the draw to win Road Trip, Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe and Great White North.

Oh, and we just had a thought: you could knit this pattern in DK yarn and smaller needles for a fun coffee cup cosy. It’d be an even faster gift, as you’d only have to knit one!

Garter Brim Hat

Garter Brim

On the 7th Day of Christmas TinCanKnits are sharing their Garter Brim Hat pattern, *free* for 24 hours only.

We’re also offering 15% off on Noro Kureyon and on Noro Silk Garden Solo, so you have the option to knit your version in fully fledged colour, or a more subtle flecked tone.

Garter Brim

The discount code for today’s yarns is, you guessed it, TCKDAY7.

We hope you’re having a relaxing Sunday before all the holiday fun. Don’t forget we’re open from 1pm to 5pm today if you need a little yarn therapy!

Sitka Spruce for the Sixth Day

Sitka

We’ve all to wait another week for the man in red, but the elves at TinCanKnits just keep giving in the meantime! Today’s *free* pattern is for the Sitka Spruce Hat and Mittens. With a beautiful stitch pattern reminiscent of Evergreens, these projects are particularly seasonal, and perfect for knitting in front of a warm fire with a cup of something toasty beside you…

Sitka

The yarn we have on offer today for you is Malabrigo Rios, a firm favourite around here for it’s rich, varied shades and soft, bouncy feel. Use the code TCKDAY6 in our online checkout, over the phone or in store, and get 15% off the yarn today only.

Have you been enjoying the patterns so far? Have any of them “jumped” in your queue and been cast on immediately?

Toasty Toes on the Fifth Day

Mukluks

So, the clock is really ticking on Christmas knitting. How are you all getting on with your projects?

If you have the presents all wrapped, and a bit of time on your hands, then the speedy among you might have the chance to whip up a pair of these gorgeous bootees. The Mukluks pattern sizes range from baby right up to adult, but we’re going to focus on the kids size today and offer you 15% Off Studio Donegal’s Soft Donegal yarn. This yarn comes in a fabulous array of shades and the tweed fleck will add a rustic look to the boots, while remaining soft against the skin.

Mukluks

Remember the lovely ladies at TinCanKnits are offering the pattern free for today only and our yarn discount is valid for the same time frame.

Don’t forget our prize draw either! Everyone who uses one of the 12 Days of Christmas codes will be entered in to a draw to *win* signed copies of Road Trip, Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe and Great White North. That’s one winner for all three books – an incredible prize of 31 brilliant patterns!

(Also, if you think you might make more than one purchase over the next few days then just let us know and we can hold orders and combine shipping costs.)

For the Hipster in Your Life

Hipster

It’s the fourth day of Christmas and we hope you’ve been enjoying the TinCanKnits pattern giveaways!

Today we’re looking out for the Hipsters among us with the Hipster Hat, and what could be more hip than Dovestone DK from Baa Ram Ewe? It’s an authentic blend of 100% wool from the Blue Faced Leicester, Wensleydale and Masham breeds of sheep. These fibres combine to make a lustrous, bouncy and robust yarn that will be simply perfect for this pattern.

Get 15% off Dovestone DK *today only* by using the code: TCKDAY4 online, in-store or over the phone. You’ll then automatically be entered in to the draw to win three fabulous signed books from TinCanKnits!

Have you been collecting all the patterns so far?

On the Third Day…

Honeycomb

Edit: It seems we got our yarn weights in a bit of a tangle today and the pattern in fact calls for Aran Weight. So, we’ll keep the offer on Ella Rae Merino Chunky but also add in the Superwash Classic to the deal. The same code will now work for both. Apologies for the mix up!

The third day of Christmas with TinCanKnits brings us a speedy knit, with a dash of cabled patterning to keep things interesting! Today’s free pattern is for a pair of Honeycomb Fingerless Mitts.

One skein of our Ella Rae Chunky Merino Superwash will get you a pair of plump, cosy handwarmers in a soft and practical easy-care yarn. Don’t forget to use the code TCKDAY3 to get your 15% off (valid today only).

We’ll be back tomorrow with another fabulous TinCanKnits design, and another great yarn discount, so keep checking in!

Seawall Socks for the Second Day of Christmas

Seawall

The festive celebrations with TinCanKnits continue today, as they are offering their Seawall Socks pattern *free* for the next 24 hours.

Fancy making your own pair? We have 15% off Townhouse Yarns Grafton 4ply *today only* with the discount code TCKDAY2. Don’t forget that everyone who redeems a 12 Days of Christmas code will be entered in to a draw to *win* signed copies of Road Trip, Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe and Great White North.

So, what shade of Grafton 4ply will you choose?

(Also, if you think you might make more than one purchase over the next few days then just let us know and we can hold orders and combine shipping costs.)

12 Days of Christmas with TinCanKnits

Antler1

The fabulous ladies over at TinCanKnits have a very special treat for all us knitters this Christmas. Starting today, they are offering one of their gorgeous knitting patterns *free* for each of the twelve days of Christmas.

The promotion kicks in at 8am GMT each day, and you will then have 24 hours to download your own copy. Full pattern details and a download link will be posted each day on the TinCanKnits blog.

Inspired by such wonderful generosity we decided to also offer a little something extra – 15% off our suggested yarn for each pattern (again valid for the 24 hours of each pattern’s time “in the spotlight”). We’ll post information on the pattern, suggested yarn and the exclusive discount code here on the blog each day. We’ll also have a prize draw for everyone who participates – read on for more details..

So, let’s get started!

Antler2

Today’s free pattern is for the Antler Mittens and we’re suggesting the very squishy Malabrigo Twist as the perfect yarn companion. One skein will get you right up to the Adult Medium size for this pattern, and you’ll only need a second if you plan on knitting the Large.

To get 15% off Malabrigo Twist TODAY ONLY enter the code: TCKDAY1 during the checkout process in our online shop, or simply quote the code in-store or over the phone.

Even better – everyone who uses one of the 12 Days of Christmas codes will be entered in to a draw to *win* signed copies of Road Trip, Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe and Great White North. That’s one winner for all three books – an incredible prize of 31 brilliant patterns – that’ll be 2016’s knitting sorted so!

(Also, if you think you might make more than one purchase over the next few days then just let us know and we can hold orders and combine shipping costs.)