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The Purl Box - Thursday, August 07, 2014
Hi everyone! Still working our way through all the jobs that have to be done post-Sheep Show - but getting there! Having fun in the meantime enjoying new Extra yarn from Blue Sky Alpacas - suc ..


The Purl Box - Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Hi there Just a quick blog post to thank everyone for their support at the Sheep Show - we had so much fun and great to meet so many lovely people. Thanks to all who came along to support us! ..

Australian Sheep & Wool Show - Bendigo 18-20 July

The Purl Box - Thursday, July 17, 2014
Hi Everyone! We are so excited to have a stand at this year's Australian Sheep & Wool Show at the Bendigo Showgrounds! We'll be in the Osborne Pavilion from 18-20 July with lots of great y ..

Spud and Chloe Baby Blanket

The Purl Box - Wednesday, July 09, 2014
I've just finished a baby blanket for some very special relatives of mine - the ones that introduced me to my OH & therefore definitely deserving of something fabulous for their newest arriva ..

Oops I did it again.…

The Purl Box - Saturday, June 07, 2014
Cast on another Oyster Shawl, that is! This time I'm using colourways All For Love and The House Red - and it will be for Kylie. I think the other half of The Purl B ..

Purl of Wisdom Number One

The Purl Box - Saturday, May 31, 2014
Do not attempt to knit lace when you are very tired and while holding a now sleeping but restless teething baby and after having had a glass of wine. Do not ask me how I know this.  ..

Catch of the Week!

The Purl Box - Monday, May 19, 2014
Oyster Shawl Kits in 10 lovely combinations available at a discount price here (http://www.thepurlbox.com/catch-of-the-week)! You will receive 2 skeins of yummy Eden's Blend yarn plus  ..

Oyster Shawl

The Purl Box - Friday, May 16, 2014
We are so very lucky, on the launch of The Purl Box - to have a wonderful collaboration with a very talented local designer - Ambah (http://www.ambah.co). She has designed the Oyster Shawl (http: ..


The Purl Box - Friday, May 09, 2014
Quite a few of you may be knitters with children - I have 3 young children - and so I thought you may be interested in the following chain of events that happened at my place the other day… ..

In the beginning....

The Purl Box - Thursday, July 25, 2013
It starts with an idea, a wish, a hope for something different. Then it gets under your skin & grows, building into a dream, absorbing whatever you give to feed it & multiplying into ..


    Useful Links


    Paradise for knitters! Seriously – you’ll find anything and everything you wanted to know about knitting – and a fabulous community of like-minded souls. (PS – you’ll find us there too)

    Spud & Chloë

    Home of this lovely brand of yarn.  Have a look round!

    Blue Sky Alpacas

    We are so happy to carry this line of yarn. Gorgeous stuff.


    One of the best knitting resources all-round.

    Twist Collective

    Beautiful patterns, great articles.  A fantastic on-line magazine with heaps of inspiration for all.


    One of the first and still one of the best on-line resources for knitters.


    Another great place to find that special pattern you’ve been looking for.

    The Yarn Harlot

    A seriously great knitter – and funny to boot.  We love her.