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Thursday, 26 July 2012 00:00

Latest July 2012

We have moved into new business premises, twice the size of the other one so for anyone wanting to visit please ring me to make sure I am there.... and pop over Unit 9 now instead of unit 3...lots more room for wool etc!!

Our New Address is

Unit 9 Broxtowe Business Park

Calverton Drive
(+44) 0115 9148774
Trade enquiries are now  welcome 



Hello there my name is Beverley Beattie and live with my husband Tom in Nottingham England.I have been knitting for over 40 years (that sounds scary as I still think I’m about 19yrs old!!) My mums godmother Auntie Mo and my grandmother taught me to knit and crochet when I was still at junior school and I made my pocket money crocheting ponchos when they were all the rage the first time around. I made toys and sold them to boost my pocket money. Patricia Roberts was my hero and my first sweater was a long one with bobbles knitted all over it and as it took me so long to make it, I could never part with it, so it is stashed up in the loft

I knitted baby clothes for all the family and friends as their offspring arrived. I adored the Phildar and Pinguin patterns, that is when my pattern collection started. I couldn’t resist them and they are still great today as they seem timeless classic patterns. I made mohair cardigans and sweaters for family members as I couldn’t wear them myself. My wool and yarn collection started (now obsession) I couldn’t resist the odd balls of textures and colours of fancy yarns and sale yarns just had to be bought to add to my stash. Colinette yarns a firm favourite.

Whilst doing a rug course a few years ago I had to knit fabric as part of the ten required samples and then the knitting bug caught me again and the needles haven’t stopped since. Knitting and felting then became the thing that kept me occupied and having experimented with wools from all over the world (thanks to the internet) I found a great pure wool that felted like a dream and then my knitted and felted handbag collection started. I have been knitting handbags now for two years and my addiction continues.

I started buying more and more wool as other people asked me to get them some too and then began my new business Knitting4fun. My husband has learnt to build my website with the help of a friend, and here we are today knitting like crazy and a house that is so full of wool that there really is no spare room anywhere...........Embarassed 

Bev BeattieFor 2012 we have expanded and are now imajor importers and distributers for some wonderful yarns from around the world at our new warehouse based in Nottingham

During a short period of illness i took time out to write my first book on felted bags which was first published in Oct 2009 and  i very am pleased to see is selling well in the crafting and knitting world Smile
Knit 'n' Felt Bags:booksm
20 Quick-And-Easy

Embellished Bags

Now many others have joined the knitted handbag addiction and it’s really great to see what everyone is doing, please do This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it us or post your pictures on our Facebook page of yourr creations i would love to see them.


Ein herzliches Willkommen an alle unsere deutschen Kunden

Jetzt viele andere haben den gestrickten Handtasche Sucht verbunden und es ist wirklich toll zu sehen, was jeder tut, bitte mailen Sie uns oder posten Sie Ihre Bilder auf unserer Facebook-Seite von yourr Kreationen Ich würde lieben, sie zu sehen.


More recently in 2012 have also been doing some presenting work for 
Create and Craft TV station promoting products from the wonderful world of knitting 

I have met some wonderful new friends through knitting and look forward to making lots more!!
Last Updated on Thursday, 26 July 2012 08:24