Winter is coming

I am in love with the fun new scarf I am working on! The color is fabulous and it is so very soft. I can’t wait to to finish and wear it. The yarn is Shibui Maai and Staccato held together to make an aran weight  yarn. The pattern is Facade. Happy knitting!

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November Knits: Derecho

This summer, Dawn created Derecho, a beautiful garter stitch shawl designed by Laura Aylor to introduce Sunshine Yarns’ Luxury Sock yarn.  This delicious yarn is one of the five new Sunshine yarns that were added to our stock in August.  Sunshine yarns is a local company based in the canyons just west of Boulder, and…

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November Knits: Jul Hat

Jenny Gordy has designed some beautiful hat patterns.  We wanted to introduce you to her designs as part of our holiday knit series because the sample that Theresa created for the shop is terrific.   This is the Jul hat.  Theresa created this with a single skein of the Blue Sky Alpacas Suri Merino that…

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November Knits: Setzer

Another cowl?  You betcha!  Cowls came into fashion last winter, and are still some of our most popular projects.  We all love how quick they are to work up and how comforting they are to wear. Today’s holiday project suggestion is Setzer, a great accessory pattern from Jared Flood.  This pattern offers some fun challenges…

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November Knits: Contemporary Hat

When we introduced Sunshine Yarns’ Merino Sport this August during our Anniversary week, we introduced you to the Contemporary hat pattern created by Veera Välimäki.  This beautiful slouch hat is just part of the material included in the pattern.  A matching cowl pattern is included giving you a stunning set to knit and gift!  …

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November Knits: Guernsey Triangle

Last week week we suggested the Fledgling Featherweight as a fun project for a kiddo knit that will add some sparkle to your holidays.  This week we’d like to offer a project suggestion that will add some soft luxurious sparkle for you.   Helen in Boulder knit up a version of Brooklyn Tweed’s Guernsey Triangle…

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November Knits: Rosebud

Brooklyn Tweed is one of our favorite sources for beautiful patterns.  And Jared Flood, the designer behind the brand creates some of the best.  This beautiful cabled hat is no exception.  And we think that it would be a perfect choice for a holiday knit.   This is Rosebud. Katie knit this up with a…

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November Knits: Purl Bee Ombre Cowl

We have another fun kit to share with you inspired by the Purl Bee design team.  Earlier this fall, the folks at Purl Soho published a FREE pattern for the Ombre Cowl.  We all are hooked on the beautiful look of ombre knits; and this pattern is one of the best that we’ve seen among…

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November Knits: Purl Bee Lovely Ribbed Cowl

We occasionally come across a pattern that is such a pleasure to knit that we can’t stop with just one.  Theresa found just such a pattern last month, and has been hooked on the Purl Bee Lovely Ribbed Cowl.  She has been experimenting with several different yarns, and each version is worthy as a gift…

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November Knits: The Man Hat

Gift knitting can be a tricky thing.  Stephanie Purl McPhee (aka the Yarn Harlot) has a wonderful blog and has published a number of very funny books in which she describes in detail the importance of knitting only for friends and loved ones who are “knit-worthy”.  These are people who can appreciate the time you’ve…

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