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Knitting Kits

These kits are affordable without being cheap. Simple, quality and real.
  • Rats tail knitting kit
    Rats tail knitting (also known as French knitting) makes a cord of knitting, colour changes are easy - this is a great knitting option for younger children. Hours of fun, relaxation and motor skill development.
    This kit is a little bit kiwi - quality, hand made timber knitting loom, 4 x balls of natural hand-dyed wool (including 1 white), a bamboo needle plus complete easy to follow instructions - packaged in a wool blend zip top case to keep it all tidy.
    The fun is in the making - the end product options are endless.
    NZ$ 29.00
  • Village Blanket Kit
    The Village Blanket concept is simple and suitable for anyone with basic knitting skills. The kit includes instructions for 7 stitch patterns that can be knit in squares or long strips. Combine them together or use on their own. The 7 stitch patterns are chosen because they are SIMPLE. Even if they don't look it. Anything goes, and The Sheep's Back wool is extremely economical - you're buying directly from the woolgrower, making it perfect for knitting blankets without breaking the bank.

    Knit using double strand wool (knit from 2 balls at once), on large needles - make for yourself or a gift. This is an efficient and interesting way to knit a larger item like a blanket.
    Note - photo shown on left is an example of how the different stitch patterns can be used. This example was knitted on larger needles (12mm).
    Included in the kit:
    - 750g wool (7 x 100g, 1 x 50g balls), The Sheep's Back natural wool (This is enough to make a small blanket equivalent to 15 squares or approx. 1m x .6m)
    - 7mm needles
    - 7mm cable needle
    - Full colour instructions for 7 different stitch patterns suitable for blankets, use either on their own or combine
    - Measuring tape & sewing up needle
    - Calico carry bag
    If you would like to knit a larger blanket, you can purchase additional wool yarn. As a recommendation a medium size would require 1.4kg total, Large size 2kg total. (Note - this is based on using all garter stitch which produces the heaviest of stitch patterns)
    NZ$ 63.00
  • Learn to knit single kit
    Learn why sheep’s wool is an amazing fibre and how you can bring it into your life.
    Includes:
    1 x 50g ball of natural New Zealand sheep’s wool
    1 pair of bamboo knitting needles (4mm)
    Book with knitting instructions & loads of information about wool & farming in New Zealand
    5 easy patterns (each pattern requires 50g wool)
    Measuring tape & sewing needle
    All wrapped up in a useful, environmentally friendly knitting bag.
    NZ$ 23.00
  • Learn to knit twin kit
    Learn why sheep’s wool is an amazing fibre and how you can bring it into your life.
    Includes:
    2 x 50g balls of natural New Zealand sheep’s wool
    1 pair of bamboo knitting needles (4mm)
    1 pair of knitting needles (7mm)
    Book with knitting instructions & loads of information about wool & farming in New Zealand
    10 easy patterns
    Measuring tape & sewing needle
    All wrapped up in a useful, environmentally friendly knitting bag.
    NZ$ 29.00