2014 promises to be an exciting year and here at Sirdar we're already looking ahead to the summer months. We have some gorgeous new yarns, shades and designs for the spring summer season. There is our beautiful new 100 % cotton yarn, Sirdar Cotton DK that comes with both a knit and crochet design collection. We also have Hush - an incredibly delicate new lace yarn. If that wasn't enough we have Soukie, a wonderfully soft sequin yarn for women and girls. As well as these new yarns we have gorgeous new designs and shades in some of our existing yarns. There is also an adorable range of new shades and designs for babies in Snuggly DK, Snuggly 4 Ply, Baby Crofter and Baby Bamboo.
Head Start is our incredibly cool new hat in a ball. There are four funky shades, each of which includes a trendy pompom to sew on. We have Pink Rocks, Electric Blue and Soda Pop, all of which are a mix of grey and fluoro flecks with a matching fluoro pompom, then we have Teen Spirit, a camel and multi-colour spot mix with a pretty lilac pompom. These fab hats are perfect for this time of year-when there’s still a chill in the air but blue skies are getting everyone in the mood for bright colours! The Head Start ball band comes with a free, easy to knit hat pattern, meaning even the most beginner knitters can have one of these cool hats too.
We have the first toy book designed by Sue Jobson who has the most unique and lovable style. This book is full of the most amazing toy designs, with six of the fluffiest dogs, eight moor-ish sheep, George the urban fox and Harry and Mia, complete with the coolest capsule wardrobes. Sue’s designs are wonderfully easy to follow, easy to knit and knitted in a range of fabulous Sirdar yarns – including Snuggly Snowflake Chunky, Sirdar Cotton DK and Country Style DK.
Heart and Sole is our exciting new 4 ply sock yarn. It comes in eight fabulously fun block-striped colours, with the cheeriest of names – Aye Aye Sailor and Hello Sunshine to name just a few. Each 100g ball comes with a free pattern on the ball band and will make one pair of jolly socks. It is an extremely durable yarn, meaning you will be able to wear your socks time and time again. As well as making fabulous socks Heart and Sole also knits to all of our 4 ply designs and is great for smaller projects too, such as shawls and toys.
Sirdar Cotton DK is our beautiful 100% cotton yarn, it has a fabulous mercerised sheen to it and is soft to touch. The yarn comes in an amazing colour range with 18 shades created by the Sirdar Design Studio, it is the perfect mix of classic and gorgeous designer shades.
The quality of this yarn means that it has the most incredible stitch definition and clarity and we have 2 new design collections for you to make. There is a collection of knit designs that includes garments with incredible lace knitting, trendy step hem sweaters, a gorgeous skirt and the prettiest 3 tier peplum cardie for little girls. We also have a crochet collection including stylish tops, a shaped edged skirt with delicate button fastening, 4 fabulous bag designs and a range of incredible wraps. All of these amazing designs are available as single leaflets or as part of either the Summer of Colour knit book 457 or Cotton Crochet book 458.
If you love the glitz and glamour of a party then Soukie DK is the perfect yarn for you, it is a gorgeously soft yarn spattered with sparkly sequins. It comes in a range of 8 sophisticated colours that grown up and little girls will love in equal measure. There is also a range of the sparkliest designs that will make sure you stand out at any party, there are trendy asymmetric hemmed sweaters, deep vee neck sweaters, pretty cardies and fabulous shawls.
Hush is our brand new beautifully delicate lace yarn, this gorgeous yarn has a soft colour phase, lustrous mohair fibres and a subtle metallic thread running through it.
It comes in a palette of 6 sumptuous, trendy shades. The Sirdar design team has created equally gorgeous designs for you to knit. There are plenty of wraps, scarves and accessories for those that wish to add just a touch of sparkle to their outfits, as well as trendy sweaters and delicate cardies.
Ella is the go to yarn for women that love to be fashionable, with its subtle metallic thread and range of summery colours it has all the right fashion credentials. We have 6 new trendy shades this summer – Storm bird, a pale blue, Mango, a stunning turquoise colour, Tropic, Superstar blue, Bombshell red and Black. There are also some stunning new designs for women and little girls, including a crochet cardie for women, a pretty eyelet knit cardie for women and girls, a gorgeous lace fronted tunic sweater for women and 2 amazing crochet shawls. These designs are perfect for glamming up any outfit, whether it’s a day of shopping or a lovely meal out.
We have 3 new designs in Raffaella DK that will keep you looking and feeling chic all summer long. There is a pretty, wavy-edged cardigan for woman and girls, a gorgeously summery long-line cardie with a white trim and a short and long sleeved crochet sweater with flower corsage.
Our design team have used both crochet and knit to create garments that showcase the amazing colour-phasing effect of Summer Stripes DK. With the gorgeous sun-bleached look that Summer Stripes is loved for. There's a casual crochet cardie that comes in both long and short versions, a trendy long-line waistcoat with deep lace border and crochet hat designs for women and girls to keep the heat off you on hot summer days.
Calico DK is our light and soft cotton blend that is perfect for summer knitting. We have 3 new leaflets with pretty designs for women. There is a lovely lace cardie that comes in both ¾ length and short sleeved versions, a flattering one button cardigan that comes in long and ¾ sleeved versions and beautifully bright crochet cardigan designs that use 4 gorgeous colours in each design.
Americana DK is one of our most casual yarns, it looks great worn with your summer denims. This season we have 2 new neutral shades, Boulder, a soft grey mix and Napa, a cream and brown mix. Our new designs include some incredibly trendy fashion shapes, a mesh and openwork tunic, a herringbone lace sweater and a little jacket with bell sleeves. Americana DK, keeping casual summer dressing trendy.
Our Simply Recycled DK already has the perfect summer pallet, this season we have 3 new classic designs, with both knit and crochet offerings. There is an elegant crocheted twin set, pretty lace cardigans that come in both short sleeved and ¾ length versions and a shaped cardie with eyelet detail for women and girls.
The trend for red, white and blue never fades, we have a bright blue, Pacific and a soft red, Polka to add to our range of Simply Recycled Aran. Not only do we have trendy shades there are stylish designs too, there is a stylish ¾ sleeved jacket, a waistcoat with cabled yoke and an amazing v-neck sweater with travelling yoke.
Garden parties are a firm favourite of British summer time and our 4 new shades in Country Style DK certainly have a garden party feel, we have Kensington Gardens, Snapdragon, Patisserie and Powder Blue. There are also 4 new designs, with preppy summer styles for each member of the family. There are easy to knit textured sweaters for men and boys, trendy cropped sweaters for women and girls, military inspired cardies for boys and girls with roll up sleeves and epaulettes and sporty cabled cardies with colourful stripes on the ribs for men and women.
Country Style 4 Ply is one of our most classical yarns and we have 2 new shades to add to the range - Bakewell, a cherry colour and Chocolate. We also have 3 new leaflets with traditional designs for women and men, there are classical cardies and a crochet waistcoat for women and a simple tank and sweater set for men.
We have 3 lovely new shades inspired by summer to add to our incredible Crofter range - Poppy, Orla and Wallace. Each of these shades has it's own unique mix of summery colours that will create amazing Fair Isle effect garments. There are also 4 new leaflets with summery knits for women and girls, for women we have a scoop necked sweater, a deep vee cardie, and an open stitch cardie that can be knitted for girls too. There is also the most adorable oversized cardie for little girls that they are sure to love playing in the garden in.
Wash ‘n’ Wear is our incredibly hardwearing double crepe yarn and we have a brand new range of shades and designs for you to create fab garments that will last a lifetime! Our new shades are lovely and bright, for summer we have Deep Pink, Turquoise and Lavender. We also have a new design for each member of the family, with textured stripy sweaters for men and boys, lacy cardies for women and trendy cable fronted cardies for little girls and boys.
There are 2 new earthy shades in Click DK with Teal Twist and Fossil and 3 new leaflets with a lace knit sweater and crochet wraps. With these designs being slightly lighter they are perfect to wear under your coat now or on their own when the sun does reappear!
We have 3 new earthy tones in Click Chunky - Fossil, Teal Twist and Terracotta. Click Chunky is the perfect yarn for layering, with that in mind our design team have created 4 new leaflets with trendy sweaters and waistcoats that will look great layered with jeans and boots.
The Faroe Super Chunky collection is full of gently blended colours for women and girls and this season we have used these existing shades to create 4 fashionable new leaflets. We have simple easy knit cardigans and sweaters, ideal for less experienced knitters. As well as these we have a fashionable sweater with pretty lace and cable stitches and a trendy long-line cardigan with a wavy stitch motif and graphic hemline. These new designs are the perfect trans seasonal cover-ups.
We have two sparkly new colours in our incredible ladder yarn, Firefly–Aurelia, with pinks, rust and saffron and Firecracker with intense orange and saffron shades. There are also 2 fabulous new designs with the prettiest frilly edged cardigan for little girls and a stunning crochet shawl for women.
Our new collection for Snuggly DK is everything you would expect from Snuggly – completely adorable. We have 4 beautiful new soft and powdery shades – Precious, Bless, Dovely and Peaceful. There is also the cutest new design collection with 8 leaflets and the ‘Snuggly Little Kinfolk’ book. There is a mix of simple, classic designs for babies, boys and girls. We have a beautiful bonnet tied with a bow and matching cardie, lace detailed boleros and the prettiest little cardie with knitted hearts for the girls. There are rope cabled sweaters, raglan sweaters and the most adorable choo choo train motif sweater for the boys. These beautiful knits are the kind to be loved by generations of little kinfolk.
Snuggly Peekaboo DK is our incredibly cute new spot-printed yarn. It comes in a range of 6 dotty shades that are printed on a soft Snuggly base, shades include Bouncy Bear, Jolly Jelly and Popping Pink. We have 8 gorgeous new leaflets and ‘The Snuggly Crew’ book, with an amazing 21 designs! Including cosy hoodies, cabled sweaters and a pretty little bonnet, which will be perfect for newborns and toddlers alike.
We have 2 trendy new shades to add to our range of Snuggly 4 Ply – Tutu, which is a lovely strong pink and Custard yellow, ideal for girls and boys. There are also 4 new leaflets with a mix of crochet and knit designs from birth to 7 years. We have a textured sweater for boys, a lacy cardie for girls with matching blanket design and 2 crochet cardie designs for girls.
Snuggly Baby Crofter DK is our incredible Fair Isle effect yarn. This season we have 4 new colours to add to the range, which are a mix of soft shades and trendy bright colour combos. We also have 8 new leaflets, 4 for the little ones and 4 designs that go up to 13 years, so teens can have trendy Fair Isle knits too! For the little ones we have a fan and feather edged cardie and cabled cardie for girls, a textured tank and sweater for the boys and 4 crochet blankets. Then there are the trendy designs for the older children, we have a cool poncho, a long-line raglan cardie, a trendy tank for boys and girls and a stylish hoodie too.
Snuggly Baby Bamboo is our simply gorgeous yarn for babies, toddlers and children - it is incredibly soft to touch and has a beautiful natural bamboo and wool blend. We have 4 new bright and zingy shades that are bursting with the joys of spring - Lemonade, Candy, Bobbi Blue and Dinky Denim. There are also gorgeous new designs for babies and children, we have pretty lace details for girls, as well as cardies with the tiniest little daisy motifs. There are trendy striped tanks, waistcoats and sweaters for boys, cardies with cute little fold over pockets and sweaters with lovely button details. These colours and designs will keep your little ones looking as cute as can be all summer long.
Supersoft Aran is our brilliant yarn for toddlers and children, this season we have 2 fresh, new shades for spring - Pepperminty and Sugarplum. Aran designs are as trendy as ever and we have 4 new leaflets in these summery new, colours with lovely cabled cardies and sweaters for boys and girls.
There are 2 new shades in Hayfield Baby DK that are sure to keep your tots trendy, we have Pickle and Plum. There are also some fab new designs for boys and girls, with gorgeous bobbled cardies for girls and easy knit v-neck sweaters for boys. There is also a fantastic new cuddly cat and mouse toy design, the design includes a pretty white cat in a pink and white stripey jumper and trousers, with cute mouse slippers and a tiny little mouse friend.
We have 2 incredibly cute new designs in Hayfield Baby Chunky, with a gorgeous stripey sweater and pull on hat set and an easy knit hoodie. These great new designs are knitted in our 2 new shades of Red and Dark Blue, as well as White.
We have a brilliant new children’s yarn to add to our Hayfield Bonus range, Bonus Buzz DK. This is a fantastically bright and colourful multi yarn that children are sure to love. Not only will this yarn create exciting knits, such as hats, scarves and mitts, but it has fun names to match, with Woosh, Scoot and Dazzle.
Hayfield DK with Wool is a great value, great quality Hayfield yarn. We have 2 new fashionable colours to add to the range of essential colours - Partridge, a classic grey and Ruby, a deep red shade. There are also 2 new leaflets with casual designs for women, including, a trendy cabled hoodie and simple cardie with zig-zag pattern.
Hayfield Aran with Wool 100g is another great value, great quality Hayfield yarn. There are 10 fantastic shades that are perfect for men, women and children. There is also a range of casual Aran designs, which include cabled hoodies, flat-collared cardies and classic sweaters and waistcoats.
We have 3 gorgeous new woody colours in our Hayfield Bonus Aran range. We have Burgundy, Ginger and Twig, these gorgeously warm colours are colours that you will see everywhere on the high street this season.
We also have new Aran designs for men and women that are incredibly cosy and warm - designs include a long-line cardie and a cable and bobble sweater, both for women, and a his and hers lattice cable design. There are also 2 crochet Afghan blankets, that will definitely spruce up any home for the start of the new year.
We have 2 new neutral colour ways in our Hayfield Bonus Aran Tweed range - Magpie, a classic black and cream marl with ginger neps and Slate, which is black with these subtle ginger neps running through it.
Our 3 new leaflets use a mixture of these new shades and some existing shades to create classic his and hers designs. There are traditional raglan-sleeved cardies, ribbed shawl-collared cardies with knitted ties and raglan cabled sweaters. Perfect for weekend walks.
Hayfield Chunky with Wool is the perfect family yarn, we have 4 new shades, Muscat and Wild Mallard which can be worn by boys and girls alike and Honeysuckle Pink and Mulberry, lovely girly shades.
There are trendy new designs for women and children, there are cool hoodies for boys and girls with tuck-stitch sleeves and a boxy cabled sweater for women.
This time of year is the ideal time to learn to knit and our Hayfield Super Chunky yarn is the perfect yarn to do just that. We have 2 new, easy knit designs for women, a simple asymmetric jacket and a drop shoulder waistcoat. These designs look great knitted in the trendy new Black and Hopsack shades. This great new collection means beginner knitters can have a stylish garment in no time!