Rosies advent calendar is returning for its 5th year. Each year it has been lovely to see the projects you all knit or crochet with the advent yarn and i hope this year you enjoy it as much as previous years.
Advent is a season of the liturgical year observed in many Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for both the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas and the return of Jesus at the Second Coming. Advent is the beginning of the Western liturgical year. In 2020 advent starts on Sun, 29 Nov 2020 and ends on 24 Dec 2020.
This year you may find 2 extra packages in the box for the 29Th and 30th of November as officially Advent starts on the 29Th .The First Mini skein will be on the 1st December , the alternate days will contain lovely high quality gifts. As in previous years the advent will be presented in a numbered package that can be hung as in the picture, string and pegs will also be included. The Packaging will again be different to previous years.
Everyone is so busy especially in the run up to Christmas, trying to finish last minute gifts, shopping and wrapping presents. It is therefore ,nice to take some time out at this time of year, to knit something special for ourselves.
The advent will contain 12 Mini skeins of Fingering weight 85% extra fine Merino/15% nylon yarn 20g/80m, a total of 240g/960m, enough to knit the exclusive pattern designed for this box, or a pattern of your choice
The yarn will be hand painted especially for this advent and no two skeins will be the same but will all complement each other.
The advents will all be mailed in November to allow plenty of time to arrive for the first day of Advent.
The yarn is hand hand painted using environmentally friendly dyes , And is sourced from either the UK or South America.
The dye Process: We use non-toxic acid dyes .The dye process has very little waste , and all of the dyes are exhausted into yarns before any water is poured away. I use food grade citric acid as setting agent, and rinse with water, to maintain a low impact on the environment. i take care to provide colourfastness, but some bleeding may occur in the first wash