Our contribution to the crawl

Happy Yarn Crawl! We can’t wait for the fun to begin this morning.  Passports are available as shops open at 10am. Each of the shops participating the Hot August Knits Yarn Crawl has contributed a pattern to the collection included in the shop hop bags that are available for just $5 (while supplies last).  The…

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Fresh off the needles: Quick Sand

This is Julie Conway’s version of Heidi Kirrmaier’s Quick Sand cardigan, modeled by Theresa, and knit up with eleven skeins of Quince and Co.’s Kestrel. “A sleek, minimalist design that lets the yarn shine! It is worked from the top down, entirely seamlessly. The instructions comprise only a few repetitive elements, so it’s easy to…

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A new Anzula yarn for you to play with

Sabrina’s newest additions to the Anzula line are yarns of differing gauges and constructions that all blend Superwash Merino with Tussah silk. (This is silk that is gathered after the moth has left the cocoon. A bit rougher in texture but totally cruelty-free.) Julie got a chance to try several of these new 50/50 blends…

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Max & Bhodi

When knitting collaborators Alexa Ludeman and Emily Wessel (better known as Tincanknits) found themselves expecting they cooked up a pint sized collection of baby knits that is absolutely adorable.  Max & Bodhi’s Wardrobe includes 6 patterns that are all knitworthy and our community’s new Mommies found the patterns irresistible. Amelia has been knitting up a…

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Comfort Zone

Do you ever find yourself needing to knit, but not wanting to work on anything complicated?  There can be a joy in the meditative peace that can come from progress that is rhythmic and soothing. That is what the Hill & Dale Cowl is for Theresa. She thought I would try it without the rib…

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Too cute not to share

We recently received several new kits from Blue Sky Alpacs that will knit up into darling companions that are so cute that you may need to keep at least one for yourself. These little boxes include everything you’d need to make a finished stuffed animal from the yarn and a pattern to the stuffing and…

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Two sweaters to knit again (and again?)

Occasionally we finish projects so successfully that we’re tempted to cast on all over again without delay.  Dawn and Kate both recently finished sweaters that they are thrilled with and want to share with you. This is the Davis pullover designed by Pam Allen.  The pattern calls for Quince and Co.’s aran weight 100% linen…

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Baah yarns have arrived in the shop

Julie found a terrific new yarn company while she was at tnna last month and our new yarn arrived late last week!  These two have a passion for beautiful color and it shows in their stunning skeins. Julie selected some mouth watering colors of two new fingering weight yarns. This first is a super-washed 100%…

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Aise kit with one skein of anzula Mermaid in three gorgeous color choices.  Perfect for a summer evening on the town or daytime outdoor wedding.

Breaking News: “On the Go” knitting

We will have to postpone our planned post about our upcoming Anzula projects to let you know about our brand new kit series!  We have created several new kits that we are going to be introducing this month.  And we didn’t want you to miss out on a moment of knitting bliss.  Get ready for…

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Anzula projects we adore (part one)

We are thrilled that Sabrina from Anzula paid us a visit and shared a delightful selection of her stylish samples.  She filled the shop with luscious skeins in a mouthwatering array that we couldn’t resist.  Every little suitcase was overflowing with wonderful colors that were paired with terrific samples that helped us imagine what we…

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