We Have Your Solution!

We know that everyone’s  level of activity jumps up a notch this time of year.  You want to knit something for a deserving someone but you question if you have the time to find and make that special gift. Searching out the ideal pattern and distinct, uncommon yarn can seem overwhelming; however, we have a solution! The…

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Sandy’s Coming, Sandy’s Coming!

We dearly love it when Sandy Barnes from Shibui Knits has a chance to visit us!  We always take advantage of her extensive knowledge and enjoy her fun personality. This time she’s going to teach which is even better!  Our gift to you this holiday season is her Sequences class. Sequences is a bold, striking…

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Brooklyn Tweed’s Light and Airy Loft

Ahhhhhh, Loft!  Jared Flood, aka Brooklyn Tweed, created this lightweight fingering yarn in 2011, a year after his first yarn, Shelter, was released. It’s mind-boggling to us that the first Brooklyn Tweed yarns have only been available for a relatively few years because they are already regarded as classics! This is the fourth in a series of…

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Our 21 Color Slouch Hat Kits Are Available for Pre-Order!

Have fun and be fashion forward wearing Blue Sky Fibers’ 21 Color Slouch hat! Made with all 21 colors of Woolstok, it uses the 2016 Pantone Fall Fashion Colors and will blend fabulously with any new fall wardrobe pieces in your closet! This hat is fondly known as ‘The Stripey Hat’ around the shop.  It’s a rather…

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Celebrating Brooklyn Tweed’s Arbor!

Brooklyn Tweed has launched their newest yarn, Arbor! Arbor is a new venture for Brooklyn Tweed!  It’s worsted spun, meaning the fibers are combed straight and closely aligned before spinning, resulting in yarn that is denser and stronger and has more weight and drape than woolen spun yarns. Because of the way they’re spun and the tweediness of…

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I’ll Pack a Cowl for Rhinebeck Kit and Class!

Marian of Marianated Yarns and Deb Jacullo, who designs for Chelsea Yarns, have teamed up to give knitters the charming I’ll Pack a Cowl for Rhinebeck design and yarn kit! Kimberly particularly loves the ‘guard llama’ with the sheep! If you are enchanted with this cowl but are a tad intimidated by the colorwork, never fear! First, you’ll…

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Today’s the Day!

Today is an exciting day for Woolfolk and My Sister Knits; it’s the launch of their newest family member, Tov! Tov is aran weight with an unusual construction; it’s a 12 ply cabled yarn.  Six sets of two plies are twisted in one direction.  Then  those six strands are twisted together in the opposite direction creating a…

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Have You Discovered Woolfolk?

Woolfolk is welcoming a new addition to their family of yarns!  Join us as we celebrate on Thursday, October 6th from 1pm until 5pm! Woolfolk, named after owner Kristin Ford’s Danish grandmother, is known for its yarns that are soft as down.  Kristin found sheep in Patagonia with wool that feels like cashmere!  This wool…

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The Lovely Lakelet Shawl

Julie discovered a lovely, tailored, small shawl at Squam this summer, designed specifically for that renowned June retreat.  This fall accessory drapes beautifully and feels softly luxurious wrapped around your neck and shoulders! Lakelet uses Kettle Yarn Co.’s Beyul and, oh my, it’s irresistible! Made with  20% baby Yak, 20% Silk, and 60% ethically sourced Merino wool, you won’t want…

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Make Brooklyn Tweed Quarry’s Aquaintance

When you choose Brooklyn Tweed’s Quarry for your next chunky weight project, you’re in for a marvelous knit with a special yarn!       Quarry is spun in a unique way to give it a plump squishy texture.  When you look at it closely, you’ll notice that its three plies are placed next to one…

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