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J & S Shade Cards are Back!

Saturday, April 21, 2018           by The Purl Box

Hi all,

Just a wee heads up that we've finally got some Jamieson & Smith shade Cards back in stock in the shop.

The long delay was due to an overhaul of the shade cards by the Shetland Woolbrokers - and you'll see they look rather fabulous in their new A5 sized folder.

The updated shade cards we now stock are sock / fingering weight specific  - so will contain all the colours possible in both the 2Ply jumperweight & the Shetland Supreme Jumperweight that we stock.  This means that all the new shades that Jamieson & Smith have recently released lately are included in the collections.

Having a shade card is a great way to help take the guess work out of picking colours for your projects.  And certainly helps make the planning stage so much more fun - think of how much more confident you'll be at picking colours out for a yoke when you can actually put them together before buying yarn in bulk.

That and playing around with the colours is just plain FUN.

Of course if you are like me, it also instantly helps to double the size of your queue..... 

We've also added a couple of the newly released oranges that Ella Gordon has used for her Houll Hat to the shop, so if you've a hankering, like we do, to knit this stunner up, have at it!

*** there's a few more shades also in transit, but we are so excited to have these in stock, we had to put them in the shop right away.

I'm sure you all understand why we'd feel like that ;)

Happy Knitting,


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