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13 Oct 2016

The Joy of Color is Janine Bajus' stranded knitting workshop in book form. It walks you through choosing your own colors and motifs for fair isle knitting. While there are no patterns in the book, there are lots of case studies about designing garments. A book to spend many hours with, playing with colors!


3 Oct 2016

Misty Wool is a new aran weight yarn from Elsebeth Lavold. It is 75% wool, 25% hemp and I have 15 colors in stock. $20.00/100gm, 230 yd skein.

There are 6 patterns from Elsebeth Lavold featuring this yarn, including Keane shown here, women's garments, and a cap in women's and child's sizes.


17 Sep 2016

Noro Magazine #9 for Fall/Winter 2016 has arrived! There are 32 designs to knit or crochet in Noro yarns, including cowls, ponchos, scarves, pillow covers, hats, mittens, shawls, a vest, pullovers, a cardigan, a tunic, and blankets.


3. Dot Stitch Scarf 7. Directional Pillow Cover 11. Striped Slouch Hat & Mittens

13 Aug 2016

The fall yarns continue to arrive, including new colors of Euro Baby Babe Jazz, Noro Silk Garden Sock Solo, and Noro A La Mode. New yarns are Noro Hakone, Mirasol Paqu Splash, and Mirasol Umiña. A number of new patterns supporting these yarns have also arrived.

NSL026. Silk Garden Sock Solo Sweater
shown in #3
Hakone - The Art of Colour: Lilac Haze
shown in #9

Hakone is a 100% wool bulky-weight yarn, $18.00/100gm skein. Hakone - The Art of Colour includes 8 designs by Jenny Watson featuring this yarn. The designs are also available as individual PDF patterns.

M5161. Paqu Splash Cardigan, Scarf & Hats M5146. Umiña Neck Wrap, Socks, Hat & Fingerless Gloves

Paqu Splash is a multicolor 100% alpaca sport weight yarn, $25.00/100gm skein.

Umiña is a 50% baby alpaca, 50% extrafine merino yarn in 16 colors. While the label lists this as a worsted weight yarn, I would call it DK weight and this is how the patterns are knitting it. $25.00/100gm skein.

7 Aug 2016

We can supply yarn pacs for Mary Jane Mucklestone's Fall River Vest in the new Interweave Knits Fall 2016 magazine. This mens or unisex vest is knit in 7 colors of Jamieson Spindrift. Finished sizes 35.25" - 52.75" use 14 - 20 skeins total ($83.30 - $119).

All colors used in the vest as shown are currently in stock.


23 Jul 2015

More Noro has arrived, including the new colors of Silk Garden Solo, the new colors of Kureopatora, and the two patterns shown here using Silk Garden Sock Solo.

NSL023. Silk Garden Sock Solo Waterfall Wrap
shown in #421
NSL024. Silk Garden Sock Solo Cardigan
shown in #374

Both patterns are to fit sizes 28/30" - 44/46" and use 4-6 skeins.

19 Jul 2016

Chromatic Chunky is a new machine-washable, self-striping chunky yarn from KFI. 85% acrylic, 15% wool in 100gm skeins, knit at 12-15 sts/4 inches on US #9-11 needles.