Welcome to Kirtland's Yarn Barn!
- 4 Sep 2021: limited shipping to Australia
- no longer shipping to Europe or the UK
- ongoing phone issues
- call or email before visiting the store
- some deliveries still taking longer than normal
- special orders may be delayed
13 September 2021
4 new colors of Fair Isle are in stock. This is a self-patterning yarn in big 150gm skeins. 75% superwash wool, 25% nylon and knit at 4-5 sts/inch. $20.00/150gm skein
Tenderfoot is a machine-washable heathered sock yarn. Several colors are back in stock, along with 4 new colors. 75% merino lambswool, 25% polyamide. $15.00/100gm skein
Jody Long Alba is a DK weight yarn with a subtle tweed effect. I now have 8 colors in stock, along with 4 single patterns that are free with your yarn pac purchase. The Seaforth pattern book is also in stock, with 7 designs for men and women.
10 September 2021
8 September 2021
A huge pile of fall yarns has arrived, and we are working on getting them online.
9 rereleased colors of Noro Kureyon have arrived. Kureyon is a 100% wool self-striping yarn knit at 4.5 - 5 sts per inch. Lots of other colors, including many discontinued colors, are also in stock. $10.00/50gm skein.
New colors of Araucania Huasco Sock Hand Painted are now in stock, along with a few colors of Huasco Sock Kettle Dyes. The Kettle Dyes are shades of one color. Both are 75% superwash merino wool, 25% nylon fingering weight yarns. $25.00/100gm skein.
I have 2 patterns written for Huasco Sock Hand Painted that could also be knit in the Kettle Dyes: a cowl and a pattern with 2 styles of socks. Both are free when you also purchase any Huasco Sock yarn.
Several yarns from Queensland Collection have also arrived: Kathmandu DK 100, new colors of Perth, Recycled Tweed, and new colors of United. These all have patterns available free with a yarn pac purchase as well.
Kathmandu DK 100
19 August 2021
The Fall/Winter 2021 Noro Magazine has arrived! Yarn pacs for all the designs are online, including those using the 3 new Noro yarns for fall: Haunui, Viola, and Madara, which can be preordered. The magazine includes a number of women's vests and sweaters in sizes up to 5X, a classic men's ribbed pullover, a cowl shown in multiple rib patterns and yarns, a blanket, a floor pillow, and many other fall/winter accessories.
The Viola yarn is supposed to be here in late September, providing it does not get hung up in customs.
4 August 2021
A new color of Knitting Fever Painted Sky 100% superwash wool worsted weight self-striping yarn has also arrived. 8 colors total in stock, $15.00/100gm skein.
7 June 2021
The 2nd issue of Shetland Wool Adventures Journal is now in stock. This is a 164 page magazine celebrating all things Shetland - walks, stories, interviews, recipes, knitting, etc. There are 6 knitting patterns including the vest shown here, plus articles about the origins of Shetland lace, the Shetland makkin belt, Shetland tweed, and more. $35.00.
The Nighthawk vest shown here is knit in 6 colors of Jamieson Spindrift. Sizes to fit chest 30" to 60". Yarn pacs from $98.00 to $210.00.
21 April 2021
Teachers from Appomattox Head Start recently visited the store to make a virtual field trip video to share with their students for a unit about clothing.
Teachers: Ms. Dill, Ms. Ferguson, and Ms. Savage