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16 November 2021

skein of Queensland Collection Kathmandu Fingering yarn

5 colors of Queensland Collection Kathmandu Fingering have arrived. There are also 2 supporting patterns free with your yarn pac purchase - a relaxed pullover and a triangular lace shawl.

Price: $25.00
cover of Mati Ventrillon Knitting From Fair Isle

I also have a few copies of Mati Ventrillon's Knitting From Fair Isle in stock. This book includes 15 contemporary fair isle designs inspired by tradition, including fingerless mitts, wrist warmers, hats, scarves, neck warmer, vest, poncho, and pullovers. Each design in presented in 3 colorways using Jamieson Spindrift yarn.

3 November 2021

Brioni yoked pullover from Noro Magazine 19

New yarn continues to roll in. All 5 shades of Noro Haunui are now in stock. Haunui is a 100% New Zealand wool worsted weight yarn from non-mulesed sheep. The colors are natural shades of the fleece. The Brioni yoked pullover shown here is from Noro Magazine #19.

Price: $40.00
Skein of Noro Silk Garden Lite yarn

6 new or retro colors of Noro Silk Garden Lite have also arrived. This is a DK weight 45% silk, 45% mohair, 10% wool yarn. There are now 31 colors in stock, including many discontinued colors.

Other recent arrivals include new stock of:

19 October 2021

Skein of KFI Indulgence Organic Sock yarn

4 colors of new KFI Indulgence Organic Sock have arrived.

Price: $17.00
Top of sock knit in OnLine Supersocke A new color line of OnLine Supersocke has also arrived. There are 8 new self-patterning colors to go along with 19 older colors in stock. This is a 75% wool, 25% polyamid fingering-weight sock yarn. $15.00/100gm skein

5 October 2021

Skein of Araucania Abrazo yarn

4 colors of new Araucania Abrazo have arrived.

Price: $20.00
  • 75% fine merino wool, 25% polyamide
  • 246 yds per 75gm skein
  • 4–5 sts per inch on US #7–9 needle
  • 4 colors in stock

21 September 2021

Cover of Ella Rae ER1176-03 Aisling Aran Sweater pattern

4 colors of new Ella Rae Elegant Tweed have arrived, along with 3 patterns available free with a yarn pac purchase.

Price: $20.00
  • 25% superfine alpaca, 22% wool, 18% polyester, 18% acrylic, 11% silk, 6% nylon
  • 240 yds per 100gm skein
  • 3–3.75 sts per inch on US #9–11 needle
  • 4 colors in stock
  • 3 patterns in stock, free with yarn pac purchase
Cover of Shetland Wool Adventures Journal Volume 3

The 3rd issue of Shetland Wool Adventures Journal is now available for preordering. I'm expecting this to arrive in mid-November. Includes 6 knitting patterns, plus interviews, stories, etc. about Shetland.

The 2nd issue is still in stock, and a few more copies of the 1st issue are also expected in mid-November, if there aren't any shipping/customs delays.

13 September 2021

skein of EYB Fair Isle yarn

A new supply of Euro Baby (EYB) Fair Isle and Tenderfoot has arrived.

4 new colors of Fair Isle are in stock, along with 9 older colors. 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

skein of EYB Tenderfoot yarn

Tenderfoot is a machine-washable heathered sock yarn. Several colors are back in stock, along with 4 new colors for a total of 10 colors in stock. 75% merino lambswool, 25% polyamide. $15.00/100gm skein

skein of Jody Long Alba yarn

Jody Long Alba is a DK weight yarn with a subtle tweed effect. I now have 8 colors in stock, along with 7 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.

Price: $18.00

10 September 2021

Mirasol M5294 Brigida Cowl

New stock of Mirasol Nuna and Umiña has arrived, along with some patterns that are free with your yarn pac purchase.

The Brigida Cowl shown here is knit in 2 skeins of Nuna, a sport weight blend of wool, silk and bamboo. 36 colors in stock.

Mirasol M5288 Andi Pocket Scarf

The Andi Pocket Scarf is knit in 5 skeins of Umiña, a DK weight 50/50 blend of baby alpaca and extrafine merino wool. 19 colors in stock. This long scarf with an all-over cable pattern has patch pockets at both ends.

8 September 2021

A huge pile of fall yarns has arrived, and we are working on getting them online.

skein of Noro Kureyon yarn

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 - 57 colors altogether! $10.00/50gm skein.

skein of Araucania Huasco Sock Kettle Dyes yarn

New colors of Araucania Huasco Sock Hand Painted are now in stock (11 total colors), 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.

skein of Queensland Collection Kathmandu DK 100 yarn

Kathmandu DK 100

Price: $25.00
  • 85% merino wool, 10% silk, 5% cashmere
  • 295 yds per 100gm skein
  • 5.25–6 sts per inch on US #5–7 needle
  • 2 colors in stock
  • 2 patterns in stock, free with yarn pac purchase
skein of Queensland Collection Perth yarn


Price: $13.00
skein of Queensland Collection Recycled Tweed yarn

Recycled Tweed

Price: $10.00
  • 40% recycled wool, 40% recycled polyester, 20% recycled acrylic
  • 382 yds per 100gm skein
  • 5.25–5.75 sts per inch on US #5–7 needle
  • 7 colors in stock
  • 3 patterns in stock, free with yarn pac purchase
skein of Queensland Collection United yarn


Price: $7.00

19 August 2021

Cover of Fall/Winter 2021 Noro Knitting Magazine

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.

3 November 2021: All 3 new Noro yarns are now in stock.

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