Ooh La! La!

Once upon a time there was a young woman in France; Normandy, to be exact. This young mother of three wanted to knit a pair of socks.  She searched high and low for the ideal color she had in mind.  Alas, it was nowhere to be found. The young woman, who has a background in…

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The Perfect Beginner Lace Shawl!

Zoe has knit a stunning sample of Heidi Alander’s Satakieli shawl using Tukuwool, our new yarn from Finland.  It’s lightweight, airy and you hardly know you have it on! This shawl is terrific for someone looking for a beginning lace project because it’s combined with restful garter stitch!  The lace pattern is made with yarn…

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We are the FIRST in the US to Carry This Yarn!

We are delighted to be the first shop in the US to carry Tukuwool yarn from Finland! Tukuwool is made with a blend of Finnsheep and Finnsheep-Texel crossbreed.  It’s 100% Finnish from sheep to yarn!   Combining these two breeds produces a yarn that is a bit lofty for warmth, is soft and durable, and has…

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PeepalooFields Forever!

We’ve said it before and it bears repeating – Colorado has independent yarn dyers galore! We welcome another yarn to the shop, this time hailing from Littleton, Colorado. Shari Scheider, owner of PeepalooFields, is a young mother who loves coffee and yarn.  She says that her 4 and 6 year old make up her story as…

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Super Duper Fun Yarn!

We have discovered a happy, fun, one-of-a-kind yarn!  It’s Bulky weight Cast Away by Knit Collage; our present obsession is making Rosalita hats.  In addition, we have a wonderful time agonizing over which Wabarna pom pom to choose!   The colors and the unusual texture are what first draw you to pick it up.  Upon closer…

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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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