toboggan

Project options

Last week we shared the great news that we are offering several yarns at a deep 50% discount while supplies last.  This week we wanted to give you some great ideas of how to best use these skeins. With these luscious skeins of Toboggan, we’ve knit up a cowl from Ysolda Teague’s second Knitworthy collection:…

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Baby, it’s cold outside

Is there anything as cozy as a warm blanket, a good book and a cup of delicious coffee or tea?  Dawn recently finished a project that we will be offering as a limited edition kit until January 31st: Green Mountain Spinnery’s Diagonal Blanket. This bias knit blanket is knit up with a personally selected combination…

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gloria

Gloria is glorious!

We’ve received a new washable worsted weight yarn from Manos del Uruguay that you’ll want to get your hands on.   Gloria has received 5 out of 5 possible stars from Ravelers who have knit with it and we think that you’ll agree.  This super soft 100% Merino yarn is a delight. We have a…

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Woolfolk at My Sister Knits

A new  yarn line has been added to our selection at the shop that may have the softest hand we’ve experienced.  Woolfolk was created by Kristin Ford in 2014 with the intention of bringing very very soft yarn to the market using ethical and sustainable practices.  She found a very unusual Merino wool that feels…

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Two new yarns

We received a shipment from Harrisville Designs last week and are pleased to announce the arrival of two new yarns to the shop: flyWHEEL and WATERshed. These yarns are both 2-ply woolen spun 100% wool.  The first is a lighter sport weight and the second is a comforting worsted weight.  Both are light weight, wonderfully…

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A little sparkle

As our seasonal decorations come out of storage and our homes are transformed into festive wonderlands with tiny twinkle lights it begins to look a lot like Christmas.  If you’ve been humming under your breath and smiling at strangers, its likely that you’ve got the holiday spirit.  Let’s enjoy it and have some fun! A…

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Naughty or Nice

One skein projects are a hit.  They are fun to make, quick to finish, and perfect for holiday budgets.  Today we want to share a great scarf pattern designed by Toft: the Twisted Scarf. This was created with a single skein of Toft’s 100% alpaca DK weight yarn.  These undyed skeins feature the subtle natural…

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Winter Whites

The first flurries of snow get us eager to work with bulkier yarns and at the beginning of winter, we love working with soft neutral tones.  Eventually, as the season wears on we’ll probably start to crave more color; but for now winter white is calling! We recently received two terrific new samples that are…

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Just a week away

The US Dept. of Transportation seems to think that next week will be the busiest travel period of the year with 91% of the long distance traveling (over 50 miles) being done by car. So what will you be working on? We thought we’d share a couple of project ideas with you so that if…

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13,654 knitters can’t be wrong

A new sample arrived in the shop last week of a well loved pattern.  Our new Ishbel shawl (designed by Ysolda Teague) clearly illustrates why this shawl pattern is one of the most popular projects around. Ours was knit up on a US #6 needle with a single skein of Anzula’s Cloud, in the Sexy…

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