Category Archives: Yarn

Through the Loops Trunk Show

Let’s face it — it’s no secret that I have a knitter’s crush on Kirsten Kapur.  I met her a few years ago through my friend Kim, when we stayed at the same house during my annual trip to Rhinebeck.  … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Events, News, Spring Fling with Kirsten Kapur, Yarn | Leave a comment

FO Friday: Julianne’s Anders Sweater

What is it about baby showers that makes knitters all competitive? Julianne and two other of our customers attended the same baby shower and had a little friendly rivalry going on. Julianne’s contribution is Anders by Sorren Kerr, a pattern … Continue reading

Share
Posted in FO Friday, Knitting, Ravelry In-Store Patterns, Yarn | 1 Comment

WIP Wednesday: Shani’s Socks

After I pressed her, Shani allowed that this Socks that Rock business might be okay for sock knitting.  It’s not like it’s her absolute favorite, go-to sock yarn or anything. (Sarcasm alert: Shani has knit thirteen pairs of socks in … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Free Pattern Links, Knitting, Meet the NS Staff, Yarn | Leave a comment

Zelda’s CustomFit Tee

How cute is Zelda in her CustomFit “Artist’s Tee” knit in Knit One, Crochet Too Cozette? Cozette is a silk, cotton, and nylon blend perfect for spring and summer garments. Zelda generated her CustomFit pattern with the following design choices: … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Custom Fit, Knitting, Yarn | 2 Comments

FO Friday: Laura’s Yarn Crawl Blanket

Last year, Laura wanted to go into the Steel Valley Yarn Crawl with a plan and not buy yarn willy-nilly. Instead, she decided to buy a skein of sock yarn from each store and incorporate it into a blanket. Laura … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Events, FO Friday, Knitting, Yarn | Leave a comment

Jack’s Year of Knitting Dangerously: April

Greetings Dangerous Knitter, I hope you all are still easin’ on down our dangerous knitting road. You didn’t swatch, did you? Believe me, I was tempted. Everyone here at the shop has been keeping me honest (grumble). They know how … Continue reading

Share
Posted in Free Pattern Links, Knitting, Yarn, Year of Knitting Dangerously | Leave a comment

FO Friday: Rachael’s Chevron Baby Blanket

Isn’t this a nice baby blanket? Rachael crocheted it out of Universal Cotton Supreme and Cotton Supreme Batik. The pattern, Chevron Baby Blanket, is free on Ravelry.

Share
Posted in Crochet, FO Friday, Free Pattern Links, Yarn | Leave a comment

Andrea’s Abingdon and more from Kirsten Kapur

We had such a good time with our Abingdon KAL! Here, Andrea shows off her snazzy Abingdon in Mountain Meadows Jackson and Stone Soup DK. We’re really enjoying pairing the neutrals of the Stone Soup with the colors of the … Continue reading

Share
Posted in KALs, Meet the NS Staff, News, Ravelry In-Store Patterns, Spring Fling with Kirsten Kapur, Yarn | 1 Comment

FO Friday: Bill’s House Socks

When we started carrying Cloudgate from Lorna’s Laces, we wondered what the best projects for this chunky wool could be. The 10% nylon content suggested socks, and that is exactly what Bill did, using basic sock construction to create snuggly … Continue reading

Share
Posted in FO Friday, Knitting, Yarn | Leave a comment

WIP Wednesday: Lee’s Cap Shawl

Lee is making the Cap Shawl from Victorian Lace Today for a family wedding. (Click on the link to see how amazing this looks as a finished object.) For now, this shawl is steadily growing in Cascade Alpaca Lace.

Share
Posted in WIP Wednesday, Yarn | Leave a comment