Enthusiastic about crafting: Get Flocked
Have your knitting needles gotten dusty?
Do you have an idea for a jumper and want to turn that into reality, but just need a push?
At crafting hot spot, Get Flocked, it’s all about infusing joy into your knitting, crochet, and other creative pursuits. Whether you’re drawn to vibrant hues or subtle shades, their mantra is to be daring with your colour choices, to create something truly unique.
Ethan Barclay-Ennew, is the in-house designer and the creative mind behind Ebeforever designs.
“Ethan is our knitting guru,” says co-owner
Emily Buchanan. “He is vastly experienced and knowledgeable on all things knitting, having worked in various parts of the industry including tech editing and writing patterns and books, yarn production, classes and yarn retail.” His expertise guides customers in pattern selection, yarn pairing, and achieving the right fit.
You can venture into The Flock Online, their virtual learning realm, designed to inspire beginners and long-time crafters. Discover new techniques, refine your hand-knitting abilities, and elevate your garments’ finish. Their platform fosters growth and community within the craft.
By choosing Get Flocked, you’re supporting New Zealand’s wool industry. The selection showcases local treasures like Wild Earth Yarns, sourced from South Island farms, alongside Indie Dyers.
Get Flocked, located in the Christchurch City Centre at 225 High Street, isn’t just a store. It’s a place to get together with other crafters. Facilitating classes and groups, where you can connect with fellow knitting enthusiasts.