Simple is better than complicated

We can’t help but notice that some of our favorite patterns are the most straightforward.  The Churchmouse Yarns & Teas Easy Folded Poncho is a perfect example.  Over the years you have seen dozens of samples in the shop created with all kinds of different yarns.  The simple stockinette rectangle that is folded in half…

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    Show and tell

    Our friend Bonnie sent us an email last week so that she could share updates on her recent projects. “Just thought you might like to see a couple of finished pics of projects.  I bought the yarn in my trips to drop off/visit my daughter at CSU… I thoroughly enjoy my visits to your lovely…

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  • featherweight

    Linen at its best

    We have a couple of new shop samples that bring out the best of the new linen yarns that we’ve stocked for summer knits.  Linen in a perfect fiber for summer knits as it improves in softness and fluidity when it is machine washed. Kimberly is modeling an Easy Folded Poncho knit up for us…

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  • boxies

    Our idea of the perfect summer sweater

    Theresa and Dawn wanted to share one of our favorite summer knits, the Boxy designed by Joji Locatelli. Theresa is modeling Julie Conway’s version in ShiBui Linen, and Dawn is wearing one knit out of Anzula Dreamy.  There are so many excellent yarns to choose from, so stop in and we can help you create…

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    A Neighborhood Fiber Co. trunk show

    Our Neighborhood Fiber Co. trunk show has arrived!  Karida sent us several accessories all designed by Lynn Di Cristina that highlight all the beautiful new yarn we have in the shop. Great Wall by Lynn DinCristina Yarn: One skein of Studio Worsted Contravene by Lynn Di Cristina (small size) Yarn:  One skein of Rustic Fingering…

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    April’s Sale: 20% off all MJ Yarns

    In case you aren’t on our mailing list and heard in this month’s newletter, Julie is offering three of our favorite local yarns at a 20% discount all month long!  That’s right, all of our skeins of MJ Yarns will be discounted for the month of April.   We have three different fingering weight yarns…

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  • audrey

    Treat yourself!

    Our cashmere project kits designed by Heidi Hennessey at Pepperberry are available for sale today!  All of us who have cast on with these plush skeins agree that there is nothing like cashmere for gorgeous softness. Theresa is modelling her generous Audrey Cowl and we shared a sneak peek of our Lila Cowls last week. …

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  • strip-me-up-skeins

    A special delivery

    When we received our first balls of Scumptiouspurl’s Stripe Me Up yarn, we knew that we had something special.  That yarn disappeared from the shop as quick as a wink as customers came in eager to try this fun bright self striping yarn for themselves. We’ve restocked several times, and as soon as this yarn…

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    A perfect sweater

    Bich Thu found a fantastic sweater pattern and has knit up a sample for us that we all have a crush on.  Swans Island’s Charlotte Cardigan (designed by Deborah Wilder) is a perfect everyday sweater.   Her choice of 5 skeins of Geilsk’s worsted weight Hamp og uld has created a fresh spring colored fabric…

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  • knit knacks

    Mama’s Knit Knacks are too good to miss

    Angela Gray brought her bags by the shop yesterday afternoon and they are as pretty as a picture.   She has carefully designed some very stylish project and notion bags with knitters in mind.  These bags include thoughtful details that make them perfect for holding skeins at home for a bit of bright color in…

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