Knit Pro Bamboo Needle Tips Have Arrived! and more!

Hi Everyone,

This week has been a busy one for us here at Morris & Sons. It’s been all hands on deck unloading a large shipment of needles, hooks, accessories, patterns and books!

And we are excited to show our new range of Knit Pro bamboo interchangeable needles

Knit Pro Bamboo Interchangeable Needle Tips

Sizes we have available are(from top left) 3.00mm,3.25mm, 3.50mm,3.75mm, 4.00mm, 4.50mm, 5.00mm and 5.50mm

(from bottom left) 6.00m, 6.50mm, 7.00mm, 8.00mm, 9.00mm, 10.00 and 12.00mm



We also have the fantastic CarryC interchangeable bamboo knitting needle sets by Tulip.

Each set contains:

11 pairs of bamboo needles (3.50mm, 3.75mm, 4.00mm, 4.50mm, 5.00mm, 5.50mm, 6.00mm, 6.50mm, 7.00mm, 8.00mm and 9.00mm)

3 cables(40cm,60cm and 80cm)

1 adapter

6 stoppers

2 tapestry needles

1 gauge and built-in yarn cutter

+ storage case

Tulip Interchangeable Needle Tip Set – carryC

set comes packaged with this bronze case, to keep everything tidy and ready to go!



And no, we haven’t forgotten our crocheters out there!

Amour Crochet Hooks

New in this week are Clover’s Amour crochet hooks. They are fun and bright and are super comfy to use with their soft grip handles.

Sizes (pictured above) 3.25mm, 4.00mm, 5.00mm and 5.50mm

NOTE: more sizes available, we just haven’t unpacked those boxes yet!!

Have a lovely weekend everyone!

Fresh Spring Samples and a Fantastic Free Scarf Pattern!

Now that spring is here, we have some new lovely samples knitted up in store at York Street.

Using Grignasco’s Champagne and pattern #008 from Knitting Notes (shown below) the lovely blue top was created.

Grignasco Knits – Knitting Notes (42313)
Front View
Back View

and another lovely Grignasco design! But from the book Knitting An Italian Day

Grignasco Knits – Knitting An Italian Day (42312)
“PAUSA” pattern from Grignasco Knitting An Italian Day (42312) Front View
“PAUSA” Back View
Back Detail …..This is a better colour representation of the yarn used!!
Noro Magazine Premiere Issue – Fall 2012 (41572)

This fantastic new addition to our magazine collection… Noro Magazine’s Premiere Issue. It’s packed with great knits ranging from more simpler starter projects to patterns for the more advanced knitter. Something for everyone! The Man’s slouchy hat featured in the magazine was knitted up by the lovely Bel here at York Street. She used two different colours of Noro Kureyon to create this design.

Beanie from Noro Knitting Magazine – Premiere Issue Fall 2012 (41572)
Front View
Side View

The image below shows how the beanie is worn in magazine

(On Page #50 of magazine)

And now we have a fantastic and versatile free Ayr Scarf Pattern just for you. It’s a fantastic stash buster only using 1 or 2 balls. We’ve done it in Morris Norway 14ply, Noro Taiyo 10ply and Schoppel Reggae Ombre 12ply yarn and it looks great every time!

Ayr Scarf in Morris Norway
Ayr Scarf in Noro Taiyo

Ayr Scarf in Schoppel Reggae Ombre

The Measurements:

Morris Norway scarf 14 x 180 cm

Noro Taiyo scarf 16 x 150 cm

Schoppel Reggae Ombre scarf 16 x 223 cm

What You’ll Need:

2 balls Morris Norway 14ply (120m / 100g) Colour # 2402

or 1 ball Noro Taiyo 10ply (200m / 100g) Colour # 10

or 2 balls Schoppel Reggae Ombre 10ply (100m / 50g) Colour # 2133

1 pair 10.00mm knitting needles

1 wool needle

The Abbreviations:

K: knit

Kfb: increase by knitting into the front and the back of next st

LH: left hand

Patt: pattern

Rep: repeat

RH: right hand

St/s: stitch/es

Trf: transfer

Tog: together

The Pattern:

Cast on 20 sts using lace cast on. (A lace cast on is similar to a cable cast on but the RH needle is inserted into each stitch as if to knit instead of behind each stitch.)

Row 1: K1, kfb, K to last 3 sts, K2tog, K1

Row 2: K

These 2 rows form patt. Rep patt until work measures desired length, allowing at least 180 cm of yarn for cast off.

Cast off using the lace cast off. (To work lace cast off, K2, * tfr these 2 sts back onto LH needle and K them tog, K1, rep from * to end. Pull yarn through last st to secure.)

Using wool needle, weave in ends.

Happy Knitting!


Debbie Bliss fans will be pleased to know that at Morris and Sons, we are stocking a few new additional colours to our range. New colours come in Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino, Cashmerino Aran and Andes. Here they are!

Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino
Debbie Bliss Cashmerino Aran
Debbie Bliss Andes

This following book has a selection of patterns for young children which would look great in the new Baby Cashmerino colours! ……I wish they made some of the patterns in adult sizes!

Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino 4 (41672)