We have new colors of 50 Shades of Gradient in Stock! Each skein features a generous 560 yards of squishy, superwash wool that is hand dyed. There are lots of patterns for this yarn!! Come and get your favorite before they sell out.
After a long wait, the Knit Kits are back in stock! We have been waiting of them because they were on back order for some time. We have them in Sky Blue. They make the perfect tool to carry in your knitting bag. We affectionately call these the Knitter's Swiss Army Knife, as they include almost all the tools any yarn crafter may need in a pinch. Come and check them out before they sell out again!
We received a shipment of some new Malabrigo Rios colorways. This is a versatile 100% Merino Superwash yarn. There are 210 yards per skein. It comes in so many vivid, rich colors and will be sure to make your next project pop!
CoCo Knits new blocking kits have arrived! Kits Include Everything You Need To Block Your Handknits: 18 interlocking, fiber-topped EVA foam tiles, each measures 12" x 12"; 40 stainless steel T-pins; 48" square cotton cloth woven with 1" square gingham to help measure your finished piece; in a sturdy jute bag to contain the kit. We currently have a limited stock, so stop in soon to get yours before they are gone!
We have recently added Plymouth Linaza yarn to our shelves. This yarn is a blend of 50% Alpaca, 25% Linen, and 25% tencel. It is approximately 440 yards of DK weight. The alpaca makes it soft, and the linen adds great durability. We have a limited selection of colors. Be sure to get yours before it is gone!
We are happy to introduce a new line of yarn, The Copper Corgi, this yarn is hand painted/dyed in Savannah Georgia. We have some of the Mini Skein Sets available,the set includes six mini skeins that gradually transition in color. Each skein is approximately 60 yards for a total of 360 yards. They are sport weight yarn made of very soft 4-ply superwash merino wool. The twist on this yarn gives it a lovely and forgiving springiness, a pure delight that gets softer with every touch. I am working on a shawl using the red/orange set.
The Knit-Kards Kit is a great reference tool made of a sturdy plastic that measure 3-5/16" x 5-1/4". They are extremely durable and can stand up to years of use and abuse. When you carry Knit-Kards in your knitting bag, you will have the equivalent of a large library of information that won't weigh you down. You will wonder how you ever got along without them! Some Kards can be written on to record your personal data like Make to Fit as well as your Needle & Crochet Hook Inventory.
This set includes the following quick reference cards:
Cast-on Card, Abbreviations, Yarn Label Guide, Yarn Yardage Table, Needle Inventory, Decreases, Increase, Yarn Classification, Make to Fit, Yarn Yardage Estimator, Buttonhole/Kitchener Stitch, Perfect Gauge Swatch, Crochet Hook Inventory & Rate of Increase/Decrease.
These handy Knit-Kards will be back in stock soon so ask us about then next time you are in the shop!
We have just received Berroco's new yarn, Mixer, in 6 colors ways.
Mixer is a fine and fanciful yarn made by fusing soft, lightweight materials together, the end result is a beautiful devoré fabric with fabulous drape. Kadi is working on a sample garment using only 3 hanks which will be on display soon. You have to stop in to feel this yarn for yourself!
Mixer comes in a 165 yd Hank. It is made of 33% Cotton, 33% Polyester, 28% Rayon / Viscose & 6% Nylon. It is easy to care for by machine washing and laying flat to dry.
Image credit: Berroco Yarn, to see this pattern and others visit Berroco.com
Top This! Hat Kits by DMC are adorable and come in an assortment of 12 different colors with coordinating whimsical characters perfect for adorning the top of a knitted hat. The yarns are bright and colorful made with three continuous textures. This makes the hats quick and easy to work up as there is no need to change yarn! Each kit contains the pattern, 1 plush hat topper & enough yarn to complete a hat; all for just $8.99 + tax.
These would make a perfect gift for any toddler or a precious baby shower gift! We are looking for the kits to arrive soon!
Lotus Yarn's Mimi is 100% mink and comes in 330 yard hanks of fingering weight yarn. The minks are treated humanely and are sheared in the same manner as sheep. We currently have a limited amount of colors, however we can order a larger variety depending on demand of this yarn.
You will feel you are in the lap of luxury when you work with this yarn. And feel like a queen wearing it! Here are a few patterns that would be wonderful worked in Mimi:
Spiral Cowl, On the beach sweater, Aise Wrap & Morning Surf Scarf
The shawl pictured above is from Lotus Yarn's, Norka designed by Diana Rozenshteyn.
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