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Last order dates for 2017 Christmas delivery of in-stock items to US mailing addresses:
  • Swifts and woolly boards: 4 December**
  • Requesting Paypal invoice or shipping quote: 18 December
  • Pay via credit card & ship Priority Mail: 19 December
  • Gift certificates via E-Mail: 23 December, 5:00pm EST
**Swift/woolly board orders placed by 9 December could be shipped Priority Mail at oversized (20lb) rate, which is roughly $60 to the west coast.

20 Nov 2017

Heads up! The price of Jamieson yarns will increase January 1st, by about 10%. Spindrift and DK will increase from $5.95 to $6.55. I don't have a new price for Aran yet, but I'm assuming it will go from $9.00 to $10.00.

14 Nov 2017

North Sea book cover Marie Wallin's fisherman-inspired knitting book, North Sea Collection 8, is now in stock. This features 8 garments for women, knit in either Rowan Felted Tweed or Valley Tweed. All colors used in the book are in stock.

13 Nov 2017

Driftwood 3.5" Interchangeable Circular Knitting Needle Sets I now have a few Lykke Driftwood Interchangeable Circular Knitting Needle Sets, with 3.5" or 5" birch wood tips.

The 3.5" set includes tips in US sizes 3 - 10.5, 1 cord each for 16", 20", and 24" circular needles, 2 connectors, 4 keys, and 8 stoppers. $100 per set.

The 5" set includes tips in US sizes 4 - 17, 2 cords for 24" circular, 2 cords for 32" circulars, 1 cord for 40" circulars, 2 connectors, 4 keys, and 8 stoppers. $125 per set.

12 Oct 2017

Shetland book cover Marie Wallin's new Fair Isle knitting book, Shetland, has arrived! This features 8 garments and 4 accessories for women, all knit in Jamieson Spindrift. All colors used in the book are in stock.

30 Sep 2017

Two new Noro yarns featured in the new Noro Knitting Magazine have arrived.

Elbow-Length Cardi from Noro Magazine #11 Kiso is a self-striping heavy worsted weight yarn, used in the Elbow-Length Cardi shown here:

Price: $25.00
  • 70% wool, 15% alpaca, 15% silk
  • 218 yds per 100gm skein
  • 3.5 to 4 sts per inch on US #7–8 needle
  • 3 colors in stock

Capelet and Arm Warmers from Noro Magazine #11 Kotori is a new self-striping worsted weight yarn with bright slubs of color. You can see it in the Capelet and Arm Warmers shown here:

Price: $25.00
  • 75% wool, 10% cotton, 8% viscose, 7% silk
  • 306 yds per 100gm skein
  • 4 to 4.5 sts per inch on US #6–7 needle
  • 3 colors in stock

25 Sep 2017

Noro Magazine #11 cover The new Noro Knitting Magazine #11, Fall/Winter 2017 has arrived! Includes cardigans, pullovers, vest, tops, jacket, skirts, scarves, cowls, ponchos, capelets, arm warmers, kimono ruana, and blanket to knit or crochet in a variety of Noro yarns.

18 Sep 2017

Some new colors of Mirasol's 100% alpaca sport weight Paqu Pura and Paqu Splash have arrived, along with supporting patterns that are free with a yarn pac purchase while supplies last.

short sleeve pullover with lace front Paqu Pura is a long-dyed self striping yarn. The new pattern, M5184. Paqu Pura Sweater is a short sleeved pullover with a lace front. Finished sizes 38″ – 54″ use 2 – 4 skeins. A $2.00 discount will be applied in your shopping cart when you purchase both the pattern and a yarn pac for the sweater.

Paqu Splash is a similar yarn with splashes of color instead of long stripes. There are two new patterns for this yarn:

cropped waistcoat or vest capelet, lace wrap, and thread-through scarf
M5176. Paqu Splash Waistcoat is a cropped waistcoat or vest. Finished sizes 36″ – 52″ use 2 – 3 skeins. M5177. Paqu Splash Shoulder Cover, Wrap and Scarf includes a capelet and lace wrap that each use 2 skeins and a thread-through scarf that uses 1 skein. A $2.00 discount will be applied in your shopping cart when you purchase both a yarn pac for one of these garments and the corresponding pattern.

25 Aug 2017

Another new sock yarn has arrived: Araucania Huasco Sock. This is a machine-washable hand-painted sock weight yarn, available in 8 colors. There are 2 supporting patterns, free with a Huasco Sock yarn purchase.

A29. Huasco Sock Cowl pattern A30. Huasco Sock Socks pattern

The cowl and a pair of women's socks each take just 1 skein of yarn.

Price: $20.00
  • 75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon
  • 433 yds per 100gm skein
  • 6.75 to 8 sts per inch on US #1–3 needle
  • 8 colors in stock
  • Free pattern with yarn purchase
QC34. Kathmandu Aran 100 Jayne Accessories pattern

I also have a new pattern from Queensland Collection that is free with your purchase of Kathmandu Aran 100 yarn. The Jayne Accessories include a cabled scarf, fingerless mitts, and a beanie hat. All 3 items can be knit with 4 skeins.

16 Aug 2017

Cassowary pattern leaflet cover

Cassowary is a new machine-washable self-striping sock weight yarn from Queensland Collection:

Price: $14.00
  • 70% superwash wool, 30% nylon
  • 380 yds per 100gm skein
  • 6.75 to 8 sts per inch on US #1–3 needle
  • All 10 colors in stock

The pattern leaflet shown here includes a cowl, tapered wrap, and women's socks to knit in Cassowary.