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2014 Subscriptions are now available

  They’re up! 2014 Subs are online as of December 2, 2014. Here’s the skinny: Stranded In Oz Subscriptions for 2014! This year I’m combining two passions in one – KNITTING and SPINNING (you know, fibre-related obsessions) with… COOKING! That’s right… So, knit, crochet, spin, cook (or get someone else to do it for you, […]

Thank you from Stranded In Oz

Thank you to everyone who helped make the Bendigo Sheep and Wool Show a great weekend for Stranded In Oz. I want to say special thanks to Suzie and Rob, Finn sheep breeders from Greenhills Farm, SA as well as Nancy and John from Bennet and Gregor. It would not have been the same without […]

Winter at Port Adelaide Fishermen’s Wharf Markets and online at SIOz

We’re gettin’ heavy here at SIOz — as in wool! The new lots are heading to the Port Markets this Sunday,  June 30th, 2013, then online on the Monday after! There are new colours in Superwash 10, a beautiful, squidgy worsted-spun aran wt merino — 1 hank makes a lovely beret or hat, a pair […]

Queen’s Birthday Weekend — Sunday AND Monday Trading

r Stranded In Oz will be open for the Sunday and Monday Queen’s Birthday Holiday from 9am to 5pm at the Fishermen’s Wharf Markets, Port Adelaide.  There will be in-store only specials on both days, so come on up to the Port Markets and see what’s new!  

June Already — for tomorrow, Sunday Shop at the Port Markets

Hello and are you wet yet in Adelaide? Elsewhere in Oz? Sure is cold and damp here in Port Adelaide. The new lots of Superwash 10 – purples – will be at the Sunday Shop tomorrow along with a new run of Glinda, the Good Wool – Melbourne Twilight Dark and a few hanks of […]

Ready For the Cooler Weather SIOz Style

Getting ready for the cooler weather at The Fishermen’s Wharf Markets, Port Adelaide. The wools are now displayed by weight — The 10ply/Aran weight is enticing to say the least. We have hand-painted as well as commercially-dyed yarns to suit your cooler weather knitting needs! Couldn’t resist taking a photo of the beautiful colours in […]

Easter Holiday Weekend – Stranded In Oz at The Port Markets

Stranded In Oz at The Port Markets will be be open this Easter Holiday Sunday and Monday Public Holiday from 9AM to 5PM. Eric and Richard will be there to assist you.  Happy Easter Holiday Weekend! Hope the Easter Bilby leaves plenty of chocolate for you all! And  a hank or two of Stranded In […]

Bon Voyage Mystery Hank Hunt is on for this weekend at the Port Markets – March 10th Sunday

Long Post for a Long Weekend – FOR SUNDAY ONLY The Sunday Shop IS open this Monday, but the hank hunt is SUNDAY ONLY! Yes, it’s that time again – time for a Bon Voyage Mystery Yarn Hank  Hunt at Stranded In Oz,  Fishermen’s Wharf Markets, Port Adelaide This year, the rules are: 1 Mystery […]

Gettin’ Square — a review of Kollage Square Needles

Stranded In Oz has been a proud stockist of Kollage Square Needles from day one.  I even road tested some early versions of the square circulars (they were so cool, they had wooden and brass tips!)  but those didn’t make the final cut!). That said, there was one large run of them that had some […]

A Namaste, Inc. Accessory Special and Sub Updates

Hello and here we are in Oz, in the midst of summer, and yet, most of us are still clacking away on our needles. And spinning away as well. A thank you to the SA Handspinners and Weavers Guild for inviting me to chat with them about what I do. It was nice to see […]