June 2017 Newsletter

6th July 2017

Hello everyone!

Welcome to our June News Letter, half way through the year already!

Speaking of half way through the year, our Opal Advent calendars are still available for pre-order for anyone thinking ahead to Christmas! Available from mid-September.

KP News: as mentioned in our previous newsletter the KP prices have now gone up by (on average) 3.75% as of the 05/06/17, we are waiting for KP to deliver the new catalogues, once they arrive we will send out the new catalogue along with the new price list, there are some lovely new additions!

Holiday: David is on holiday now and will be back Tuesday the 26th of June and Mars will be away from the 19th and back again on Monday the 26th, please bear with us during this time as we will be a little short staffed.

Please note: Just a reminder that we now close at 1:00pm on a Friday during the Summer until further notice, if you need an order for delivery on the Monday please ensure you get them in before 10:30am on the Friday, as DPD collect at 12pm.

Kind Regards

David, Jackie and Team

Latest News

Saving the Rainforest

16th October 2019

As many of you know, Opal have made it their mission to help in saving the rainforest through their yarn. This year alone they have handed 210,000 EUR that they have raised to “Save the Rainforest” at the fair-trade H & H 2019 in Cologne. The team have informed us that the donations have led […]

Sheep Galore!

19th September 2019

As sponsors of 8 rare breed German Schafpate Sheep (translation: Sheep Godfather), we recently received some stunning photographs from our friends in Germany. Here these photos are of some 1000 sheep that around 70 sponsors visited- walking through the beautiful landscape of “Steinhemer Heide” in Steinhem, Germany. For those of you who don’t know, the […]

James McIntoshs’ interview on Sky News!

30th October 2018

Our latest supplier, James McIntosh, is the man that wrote the popular “Knit and Nibble” book, which includes both knitting patterns and food recipes. He recently did an interview on Sky News about how knitting helps mental health for men and women! So go grab your knitting and some nibbles and get watching!

India Trip 101 – Interview with David Husbands

12th October 2018

Recently, David (the director of this company) got invited to go to the beautiful country of India and visit the heart of Knit Pro. He came back with many stories and photos that I thought should be explored a bit more. We have posted a few photos on the Viridian Facebook page and went on […]